In a very simple yet meaningful ceremony today held at a small public library in Manila, ACER Philippines Managing Director Manuel Wong, and the Honorable Mayor Francisco Domagoso aka as Yorme Isko Moreno popularly known by its fans and constituents, had a turnover ceremony and a memorandum of agreement by Acer Philippines with the City of Manila to support Mayor Isko Moreno’s Digital Literacy for all projects.
This project advocates that every person deserves the opportunity to learn the digital skills that will be relevant in their workplace and daily life especially what is required for children in their learning progress in and out of school.
With this, Mayor Isko has also provided spaces inside public libraries for the Manilenos to do group discussions, meetings, and other collaborative engagements. Mayor Isko was thankful also to ACER Philippines for going back to Manila to hold its main office and operations in the City and supporting one of his campaigns for literacy to its constituents.
“It is an honor for ACER to partner with the City of Manila in promoting access to quality education. We are proud of Mayor Isko Moreno’s efforts to make digital education more accessible to Manileno’s and provide opportunities for growth and development through this partnership,” says Manuel Wong, Acer Philippines Managing Director.
Within the agreement, ACER Philippines donated 42 units of desktop PCs to 11 Public Libraries of the City of Manila. The said libraries include : Manila Sacramento Friendship Library with 5 computers, San Nicolas Public Library with 4 computers, Tondo Public Library with 4 computers, Valeriano E. Fugoso Library with 4 computers, Dapitan Complex Library with 2 computers, Arsenio H. Lacson Public Library with 3 computers, Bacood Public Library with 4 Computers, Patricia Public Library with 2 computers, and Manila-San Francisco Friendship Library with 4 computers.
The library will be open to people of all ages, from kids, students, and even senior citizens. Mayor Isko encourages its constituents to properly use the said computers to aide them in improving their lives and breaking the boundaries making knowledge more accessible and making the world smaller.