25 schools in Waterloo Region are getting computers thanks to Manulife.
The company recently spoke with some teachers, and learned computers could help the most right now in terms of virtual learning.
"Teachers play an incredibly important role in shaping the future of our children," Mike Doughty, President & CEO, Manulife Canada, said in a news release. "Manulife is proud to help bridge the gap and bring more technology into classrooms as students continue adapting to virtual learning."
Manulife is also supporting Wilfrid Laurier University's Lift Off to Higher Education program, which helps students in grade seven and eight identify their interests, build financial literacy skills and introduce them to different paths of education.
Manulife's Canadian headquarters are located in Waterloo.