Samsung Electronics West Africa is set to launch its first solar-powered digital village in Nigeria. The digital village will be located in Oban, Cross River State.
The project will provide access to innovative healthcare and educational needs for the community; improve health outcomes; strengthen education delivery and increase the economic potential of Oban.
The Managing Director, Brovo Kim said, “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.”
The digital village consists of five key integrated solutions that will work together to benefit the community in the delivery of health care services, education and employment.
They include a solar-powered internet school; solar-powered tele-medical centre; solar-powered dental and blood analysis clinic; a solar power generator, and an administrative centre.
The launch is scheduled for 7th May, 2015.