The objective of this first phase of the laptop initiative is to provide a financial incentive towards purchasing a laptop for registered university
students that is Kenyan students in participating public and private universities and colleges.Click here to view participating universities/colleges
The laptop initiative is funded by the World Bank and implemented by The Kenya ICT Board under the Kenya Transparency and Communications Infrastructure Project (TCIP), as part of a component to implement the Computers for the Communities Initiative. This laptop initiative is known as ‘Wezesha’; a Swahili word that means ‘to enable’.
The Voucher is worth $120.00 ; approximately KSH. 9,600.00. The remaining portion of the laptop purchase must be met/ borne by the student purchaser at the point of sale.Please note, Voucher expires after 14days once a student is approved. Registration begins on Monday 6th December 2010
The funds available for this phase will provide an incentive for about fifteen thousand six hundred and sixty seven (15,667) laptops. The incentive will be a fixed amount regardless of the specifications and price of the laptop selected by the student, five (5%) percent of the laptops have been allocated and reserved for students with special needs.
Follow the links below to learn how wezesha works;