A local estate agency has bought 120 computer tablets for schoolchildren affected by the latest lockdown.
Knightsbridge Estate Agents, which has three offices across Leicester, were compelled to help after hearing news reports, many local children do not have access to laptops or tablets.
This means they cannot easily access online lessons which educational experts fear will hinder their potential.
Knightsbridge Director, Luke St Clair, said: “We want to do something positive to help children who through no fault of their own, or their schools, may be missing out on learning. We’ve dubbed the idea Computers for Kids.
“We’ve bought 120 new tablets to donate to schools, and we’re encouraging local businesses to join the appeal and donate equipment if they can. We’re happy to collect and deliver the items to the schools if necessary.
“We need to invest in our future generations, especially during this pandemic. Just one device that gives a child a chance to keep learning during lockdown is invaluable.”
If businesses or individuals would like to donate new laptops or tablets to the Computers for Kids, appeal contact Luke on 07917 899 495