London, England, July 7, 2020: SocialBox.Biz, a London-based social impact venture that provides homeless, elderly, and refugee populations with access to the internet, this week announced it is helping schools to meet their social contracts across the country.
Since schools, colleges and universities are expected to meet their social obligations towards their community, country, etc., SocialBox.Biz wants educational institutions to know they are available for partnering and supporting that endeavor.
SocialBox.Biz manages a “Laptops for the Vulnerable Initiative” in which they take outdated no longer needed but still useful electronics from companies, wipe them clean, and place them in accommodation services. These laptops help the refugees, homeless, and older people get into contact with their loved ones, as well as apply to jobs.
“We are providing schools with an opportunity to look good and attract recognition, awards, and new students, as well as provide an educational opportunity to teach youngsters about the power of giving back,” said Peter Paduh, Founder of SocialBox.Biz. “With a simple unneeded electronic, any person can make a big impact today.”
Reusing old tech also emphasizes the important of sustainability and extending the lifespan of technology to reduce e-waste in the future. Schools can showcase sustainable credentials and also receive green awards and grants for their commitment to the environment.
“We want everyone interested to get involved in this initiative so we can make a big impact on our community moving forward,” said Peter. “Especially with the c-19, there is more we can be doing to help vulnerable.”
Cllr Anton Georgiou from the London Borough of Brent said, “I am pleased to be supporting the brilliant work being done by Peter and SocialBox.Biz. As a local Councillor in Brent, I am acutely aware that there are many vulnerable groups, including young refugees and asylum seekers in my borough who require computer equipment to help them continue learning. Often it is these groups who require the most support, and in these difficult times it is paramount that we do all we can to get them the equipment they need in order to limit any long term impact from being unable to study as normal.
It has been good to introduce SocialBox.Biz to Brent based charities, Young Roots and Educating Beyond Borders, who are also seeking to address the needs of vulnerable groups. I am hopeful that this collaboration will result in more people in Brent getting access to needed computer equipment.”
For more information, visit: http://socialbox.biz/.
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