The inauguration of Orange Digital Center Club at Cuttington University in Gbarnga, Bong County, unveiling a New Era of Innovation and Opportunity on Friday December 15th, is said to be a historic milestone which was achieved as the Orange Digital Center Club was inaugurated.
The landmark event marked the fruition of an extraordinary partnership with Cuttington University, with supported by funding from GIZ, and the Orange Foundation, with a project value of approximately US$200K.
The inauguration of the Orange Digital Center Club at Cuttington University is not just a milestone; it’s a testament to the limitless possibilities that lies ahead, which is intended to empower the youth and community to excel in an increasingly digital world.
The inauguration of the Orange Digital Center Club ushers in a transformative era, where the fusion of creativity, education, and digital proficiency opens doors to a future brimming with technological promise.
Dr. Romelle Horton, President of Cuttington University in Suakoko Bong County, encapsulated the essence of the moment by stating, “INNOVATION LIVES HERE,” setting the tone for the boundless opportunities ahead.
Ms. Sara E. Buchanan, Executive Director of Orange Foundation and Orange Digital Center, along with Mr. Supu Cole, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Orange Foundation, added their perspectives, underlining the immense potential this initiative holds for empowering the community.
Rev. Armah N. Varfee, Sr., County Education Officer of Bong County, and Dr. Charles Amanze Ihedioha, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Cuttington University, emphasized the transformative impact the orange club will have on education and skill development.
Mr. Zaza Mulbah, Senior Manager of Orange Digital Center and Project Manager, articulated the vision behind this collaboration: “The Orange Digital Center Club is not merely a physical space; it is a hub of possibilities, a catalyst for innovation, and a gateway to boundless opportunities for the young minds of Liberia.”
He further highlighted Orange Liberia’s commitment, stating; “We aim to create an environment where creativity thrives, ideas are nurtured, and skills are honed. Our pledge goes beyond the establishment of this club; we promise access to cutting-edge resources, mentorship programs, and workshops to empower youth for success in the digital age.”
In his closing remarks, Mr. Mulbah extended gratitude to Cuttington University for their unwavering dedication, calling upon students and youths to embark on a journey towards a digitally empowered future, where every individual has the opportunity to thrive and succeed.
“Let us embrace this momentous opportunity to shape a brighter future together, harnessing the power of innovation to drive positive change, uplift aspiring entrepreneurs, and pave the way for a more prosperous Liberia.