More than 1,500 young people in H&F are living in poverty and risk missing out on learning without digital devices or data.
Local headteachers are now working with Hammersmith & Fulham Council and local charity UNITED in H&F and social enterprise Ready Tech Go to make sure they don’t risk missing out on these learning opportunities.
So far, you’ve helped us raise enough for 165 students - but hundreds remain without.
Anyone can give to our Tech4Kids appeal - especially local businesses - so more young people can go into the next year with the right equipment.
£159 gets a laptop to a young person in time for the next school term.
Inequality at GCSE and A-level persists
Savraj Kaur, Executive Director at UNITED in H&, and Chair of Ready Tech Go, said: “While many are celebrating well-deserved A-level results and GCSE results others simply don’t have access to the right tech throughout the year to research, submit coursework, expand their knowledge, and fulfil their potential.
“We’re calling on the community to help us level the playing field today, so every young person in their final years of secondary school and college have the same chances to excel.”
More about Tech4Kids
The Tech4Kids appeal is a local partnership between UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham tech social enterprise Ready Tech Go and H&F Council.
The Mayor of Hammersmith & Fulham, Cllr PJ Murphy, has named the community-led Tech4Kids appeal as one of his official charities to support this year.
100 per cent of funds raised will ensure that local children and young people in need get vital devices and data they require.
Anyone can find out more, or give larger amounts on the UNITED H&F website.
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