Our partners include the nonprofits, businesses, and governments to whom we make grants. Other partners may co-fund work or help us bring together multiple players working toward a common goal.
Our commitment to using the power of technology to help communities thrive and enable people to achieve their potentials continue to drive our works at EZECOM. One of our most important goals is to expand access to the benefits of digital technology beyond our client base to reach those in need.
Our initiative EzeCampus offers free internet to the top universities in Cambodia, reaching over 65,000 students. Next, we intend to broaden access to technology and technology training for high school pupils, thereby expanding this initiative to the majority of schools in the country.
EzeCampus is the name we have given to EZECOM’s support to education in Cambodia. In June of 2010 the first step in the EzeCampus program was announced. In cooperation with the Ministry of Education, EZECOM installed fibre optic connection in the top universities of Phnom Penh, giving the students at their university access to high speed internet.
In August 2012, we announced the second phase of the EzeCampus project. We provided internet service and computer equipment to 50 public secondary education schools and teacher training institutions in the country. With this agreement, EZECOM was able to provide broader educational resources to classes in various provinces countrywide. It also means that distance learning may become a reality for hundreds of thousands of students nationwide in the near future. The donation in the form of free Internet service and network instalments is worth tens of thousands of US dollars.
Regarding the project, Paul Blanche-Horgan, CEO of EZECOM, said, “EZECOM always wishes to use its IT capacity to contribute to the country’s development. This plan will allow us to use our 9,000-kilometer optical cable network to provide educational opportunities to youth across the country.” Among all our corporate social responsibility projects, education takes a special place and we are always looking for ways to contribute to Cambodia’s development.