Oserian Development sets up a state of the art computer center for pupils
NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 17 – Oserian Development Company management has announced plans to train about 1400 pupils in information technology in 2019.
The firm has partnered with Ahold Foundation of the UK to set up a a state of the art computer centre with 80 computers at Oserian Primary School.
The move is aimed at impacting information technology skills at the school that will enhance productivity and increase knowledge.
Oserian is the largest flower farm on the shores of Lake Naivasha, established in the late 1960s by the Zwager family.
It produces high quality flowers for export, utilizing modern technology to grow 160 hectares of roses, 40 hectares of carnations and 25 hectares of green fillers.
Managing Director Neil Hellings made the announcement at the flower farm’s 2018 Christmas party hosted for its employees and families in Naivasha.
The firm will also kick off a free school feeding programme at the school that will include every pupil getting tea during break and high nutrition Lunch.
Oserian provides livelihoods to over 4600 workers who enjoy an industry-leading range of benefits and world-class working conditions.
It has invested in environmentally friendly green technology for its production process – including natural methods of pest control.
It has pioneered the use of geothermal energy in flower production, through climate control of its green houses.