Huawei, the Chinese communications equipment maker, said it is expanding its sponsorship of a local program serving poor students.

Together with K to College, an Oakland-based nonprofit organization, Huawei plans to distribute 13,000 dental kits to children in San Diego. Representatives from both organizations got together recently at Marquis de Lafayette Elementary School to assemble 1,000 kits.

Huawei employs 100 people in San Diego.

Huawei Investment & Holding Co. Ltd. is based in Shenzhen, China. The company has 150,000 employees.

— SDBJ Staff Report