MiX Telematics partners with TRAC SA to help students in need

28 May 2020

Stellenbosch, South Africa– 19 May, 2020 – MiX Telematics (NYSE: MIXT JSE: MIX), a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, recently made a substantial donation towards TRAC South Africa for the advancement of ICT within the Western Cape province. TRAC is a national, non-profit intervention programme of Stellenbosch University that aims to support and uplift science, applied mathematics and technology education. The donation to TRAC from MiX Telematics included awarding the top performing TRAC students at Stellenbosch University with laptops.

Stellenbosch, South Africa– 19 May, 2020 – MiX Telematics (NYSE: MIXT JSE: MIX), a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, recently made a substantial donation towards TRAC South Africa for the advancement of ICT within the Western Cape province. TRAC is a national, non-profit intervention programme of Stellenbosch University that aims to support and uplift science, applied mathematics and technology education. The donation to TRAC from MiX Telematics included awarding the top performing TRAC students at Stellenbosch University with laptops.

 

The determining factors which led to recipients being awarded laptops were based on their academic performance in 2019 and various leadership appointments for 2020.

 

“All beneficiaries of the MiX Telematics grant come from very poor backgrounds. For our top TRAC learners owning a laptop to assist with their academic work was never an option for them until now. These learners are now enabled to excel even more in their tertiary studies, and for this, we are truly grateful,” responds Debbey Olivier, director at TRAC SA (Faculty of Engineering, Stellenbosch University).

 

MiX Telematics continues its commitment towards helping various beneficiaries that have been identified across the Group, with a core focus on youth education.

 

“We are humbled that as a company we are in a position to assist those who are less fortunate than ourselves and in doing so, we are able to provide assistance in the form of ICT equipment to students who are on the fringes of society. This is even more important today than ever, given the COVID-19 lockdown is forcing most students to study from home,” says Catherine Lewis, Executive VP (Technology), MiX Telematics. 

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