A severe shortage of electronic devices like laptops, tablets and smartphones threatens to unplug the Ukrainian people from the internet. About 70 000 teachers are in need of laptops to continue teaching, and 5 000 schools in the war-hit regions require digital devices to ensure that 200 000 schoolchildren can continue learning. Many more devices are needed in other sectors and, in particular, for nurses, doctors and public administration.
Today, we launched the Laptops for Ukraine initiative with the Ukrainian Ministry of Digital Transformation and DIGITALEUROPE, a European organisation that represents the digital technology industry. The aim is to collect and deliver laptops, smart-phones and tablets and respond to the fundamental needs of schools, hospitals and public administrations in Ukraine’s most affected war regions.
- Information on the initiative & donation process: Laptops for Ukraine
- More information on how the EU is supporting Ukraine through Digital