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The Ministry of Education in Monrovia has welcomed the World Computer Exchange program in Liberia.

The Director of Teachers at the Ministry, J. Othello Gegeh, said the Government of Liberia will support computer education in schools across the country. Speaking over the weekend in Monrovia during the launch of the World Computer Exchange Director Gegehnoted that such program would help to strengthen the country’s educational system in which students will be able to write test or exams online, which would minimize corruption in schools.

For his part, the CEO of Inter Digital Computer School,Mr Harris S. Momoton, said his school will work withiEarnLiberia to provide computer knowledge to Liberian youths. Momoton said the mission of World Computer Exchange is to help broaden the minds of young people in Liberia, and improve the education system from mess to best.

Also speaking during the launch, Mr Leroy M. Beldeh, World Computer Exchange Associate in Liberia, said WCE has been showcased by numerous organizations, including the Association of Directors of National Libraries in Latin America, andiEARN international, among others.

He said computers would be provided at an affordable price, saying, “Computers that are sold for $200 plus, will be given for 40 to 60 United States Dollars.”  According to Leroy, World Computer Exchange has 900 partners in 80 countries, and is presently in Liberia for the first time.   – By Ethel A. Tweh – Editing by Jonathan Browne

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