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IT, maths, English? No problem, we’re driving them home in a DigiBus

A children’s charity and an IT corporate have teamed up to bring much-needed education and hope to township kids

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A repurposed bus is revving up maths and IT skills for pupils in one of Cape Town’s impoverished townships.

The Scania 40-seater bus, which has been converted into a mobile digital classroom, equipped with wifi, cameras, laptops and solar panels, was recently donated to the Vusa Academy by the Atlas Foundation, in partnership with multinational IT company Cognizant.

The Atlas Foundation is a global children’s charity that works with vulnerable youngsters on five continents. The Vusa Academy, in Langa, is a Bishops Diocesan College initiative...

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