Microsoft Office suite – Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and their siblings – is for free for South Africans between the ages of 8 – 24. The offer is under the Mahala scheme, which will enable young people to be able to activate Microsoft licenses for the Microsoft Office 365 suite and 5TB OneDrive cloud-based storage services free of charge.
The Mahala.ms offer is part of a broader “Digital Skills Hub“, which aims to position South Africa as a smart, connected, and competitive global player.
Through the Digital Skills Hub, brought to you by Microsoft SA and SAtion, the organisation says it is committed to South Africa’s socio-economic transformation and to bringing the country into the 4IR, through bridging the digital divide, promoting digital literacy, skills transfer and digital upskilling.
Sign up and get Office365 for Free, which is valued at R1,800.
The Mahala.me services provide applications that you know and love across all your favourite devices. Get Word, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook & Excel and 5TB of storage to use on your PC or MAC, Mobile Phone or Tablet.
Author: Gugu Lourie (Tech Financials – Jun 30, 2021)
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