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Mexican mogul Slim donates thousands of computers to Nicaragua

October 24, 2008

Mexico´s América Móvil Enitel has donated 3,000 computers to some 200 schools in Nicaragua.

“We want investors in Nicaragua with social commitment,” said President Daniel Ortega after the donation.

Ortega said that the telecom and computer giant, owned by mogul Carlos Slim, has in the past donated thousands of bicycles for students and teachers in areas that lack reliable public transportation.

The company added that in the future it plans to donate thousands of eyeglasses to children and adults to support literacy programs in the country.

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