Samsung is bringing innovation to Nigeria via Solar powered Digital Village
Samsung West Africa has revealed plans to launch Solar-powered digital village in Nigeria. This project will be launched in Oban community which is located in Akamkpa Local Government Area of the Cross River State , Nigeria.
With this project , Samsung aims to improve Education , Healthcare and Economy by offering members of Oban community access to the latest innovation in Education and Healthcare sectors. The Digital village will be powered by an Alternative Energy source , The Sun.
According to the Managing Director of Samsung West-Africa ; Mr Brovo Kim ,
The Digital Village demonstrates our innovative approach to investing in people and their communities. This initiative offers a complete educational infrastructure, comprehensive healthcare solution and power generation capabilities that will spur the growth of small businesses and harness the energy of the sun to minimise running costs, among others
Using Sun as its major source of Energy , Samsung’s Digital village consists of 5 Sections that work together ; Solar Powered Internet School, Solar Powered Tele-Medical Centre, Solar Powered Dental and Blood Analysis Clinic, a Solar Power Generator, as well as an Administrative Centre.
The Solar Powered Generator will boost economic activity in the community by providing electric supply to small businesses.
The Solar Powered Internet School consists of a container fully equipped with complete education curriculum and smart school technology; it seats 24 students, providing them with access to education using interactive technology.
The Administrative Centre will serve as the coordinating hub for all the Digital Village activities in the Oban community.
Samsung’s Digital Village is Scheduled to launch on May 7th 2015.