BUSINESS – Telenor teashop education programme expanded

Telenor Myanmar and partner Myanmar Mobile Education Project (MyME) are expanding a joint project, launched in 2014, which provides education to children working in teashops. The project provides six hours of lessons from mobile education units for 13- to 16-year-olds working in Telenor branded teashops in Rangoon and Mandalay. Approximately 1,000 students will be enrolled in the programme by the end of the year across cities including Magwe and Moulmein, according to Telenor CEO Petter Furberg, Global New Light of Myanmar reports.