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H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta visits MU Technologies, Digital Assembly Plant

mu technologies1Moi University on Friday 21st June, 2018 hosted H.E. Uhuru Kenya at its MU Technologies Digital Assembly Plant based at Rivatex East Africa Limited in Eldoret town.
Moi University through its Digital Assembly Plant is currently undertaking the following critical Government projects namely: Digital Literacy Programme, the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census and the Constituency Innovation Hub.

The Digital Literacy Programme
The Government of Kenya conceived the Digital Literacy Programme (DLP) in 2015 aimed at integrating use of digital technologies in learning in Public Primary Schools. To aid the Government realize this objective, Moi University entered into Partnership with jp.ik of Portugal to assemble Digital Devices and other ICT related innovations and solutions. Moi University and its partner were awarded a Contract to implement the DLP project in over 15,000 Public Primary Schools in Twenty Six (26) Counties in Kenya. To deliver on this project, the University set-up an Assembly Plant.
The Assembly Plant has the Capacity to produce a wide range of Products including: Laptops, Tablets, Desktops, Phones, Servers and Digital Meters such as Power, Water

The 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census
The 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census will be implemented using mobile technology as per the United Nations recommendation for undertaking Census within 2020 round of census. In this regard, the University has been contracted by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics to assemble and deliver 67,234 Mobile Devices, 51,028 Power Banks and 10,000 Solar Chargers. The process involves assembly, configuration and delivery of Tablets in Twenty Two (22) Counties in Kenya.

Constituency Innovation Hub
The University has been contracted by Telkom Kenya to assemble and install 15,080 Laptops for the Constituency Innovation Hub across the Country.
Moi University has the capacity to assemble a range of electronics including Desktops, Laptops, Tablets, Mobile Phones, Meters, TVs and other IT related components. With this, the University is positioning itself to participate in the Government Big Four agenda under the Manufacturing component. We are looking forward to making Eldoret an ICT and Innovation Hub.
The President also commissioned new machines at Rivatex which is also facility of Moi University. The President was accompanied by high level delegation from National and Local Government.

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