Gift Women Link Foundation needs a fundraising supporter who could help in financing and fundraising for Vulnerable Children Digital Centre project 2017.
these era of Information and communication advancement ICT has become a major tool in fostering development in the
all sector across the globe access to fast and reliable source of information
is vital for socio-economic development of the nation, it fasten the delivery
and access of information and decision can be made faster e.g. providing
training and capacity building, in trade and industry processing orders,
submitting report in the management information systems, managing health
delivery services and offering an online
and software based training to learners.
Access to reliable source of information is major problem not only in Kasese but also other areas of Uganda and the world, digital divide is very wide in least developed country like Uganda and thus Kasese becomes most affected because of its isolation and is also characterized by game reserves and forested areas, its vastness and positioning makes it inaccessible with service delivery though its an entry point to most popular Queen Elizabeth national park and Rwenzori parks in Uganda, yet it’s having very few facilities and not even one of the type ICT in all the sub regions of Rwenzori Districts.
GIFT WOMEN LINK FOUNDATION thought it would be wise to envision a Regional ICT training and information space where people can obtain instant access entry point to the world using Wimax or wireless internet connection, knowledge and information Centre where young school children, Women, OVC, grandaunt, groups and stakeholders can come and share, discuss, dialogue train and learn many ideas on ICT and its applications.
This transformation brings with it an unprecedented opportunities to boost dynamic and sustainable power base that fully maximized the Municipal unique assets that centers around the new emerging Information Communication Technology (ICTs) so as to properly position the Region and its people within the Local, National, Regional and International Information Society processes thereby becoming a recognized New Millennium Municipality, where great things are shaped with commitment.
In today’s Global economy, where knowledge and innovation are keys to competitive success, we are delighted to say that with a digital center in the city, Kasese is uniquely placed to provide necessary services and impetus on ICT to a growing population and to conform to international competitiveness and standards. If its capacity are integrated into the information and telecommunication Network of the world and its resources tapped and released through the Center much would have put in place to serve the underserved vulnerable children, Youths, gender, and Stakeholders needs on ICTs
The Project is contained in the Uganda Economic Empowerment Development Strategy (UEEDS) document that articulated “Making available the benefits of the new Information and Communication Technology” (ICT).
The complex which will be referred to as “The Digital Village” shall have facilities such as:
CORE PROGRAMME ACTIVITIES
The Vulnerable children digital centre project will provide:
Ø Training and equipping it’s our target groups /participant with necessary and basic skills in Information Communication Technology applications through aiding them to understand trends behind the information society today.
Ø The Vulnerable children digital centre project is intended to provide a dynamic environment for genius generation, global focus on knowledge economy driving competition and enhancement of partnership development.
Expected project outputs and benefits to the Kasese population in future:
1. Promotion of scholarship system. Participation in international society by improving children’s scholastic level as a result of protection of their rights to receive education.
2. Reduction of widespread phenomenon of abused children who are a burden to social or economic field of the country’s growth.
3. Promotion of gender development and growth.
4. Promotion of IT skills
5. Enhancement of community resource identification, mobilization or marshalling of the same through community based Programme.
6. Eradication of poverty
7. Encouragement of rich individuals and organizations in the distribution of their wealth hence breaking the wall of social stratification.
8. Advocacy and awareness creation on social issues and challenges.
9. Promotion of inter-agency collaboration in professional ideas and experience sharing.
PROJECT FUTURE PLANS
1. Sponsorship of many children to primary schools and subsequently to colleges and universities level ex. scholarship system.
2. Construct Training Centre
3. Integrated farming
4. Innovation of computer and IT skills.
5. Hire professional Personnel
6. Short income generating projects and production units to boost the centers income
The volunteers has the rights to decide whether to volunteer from home or to come to the Organisation.
The foundation is in dire hard for Capable and potential volunteers anytime from now beacuse the foundation has contributed locally USD 600. But we need volunteer help in either funding, Resource mobilising to enable us successfully transform Kasese Vulnerable population in 2017.
The project is the first Project in Kasese to bear the inscription of Excellency. It shall then be a Model for other New Millennium ICTs project. It shall enhance the way people and organizations work, communicate, exchange knowledge and access information. The centre shall facilitate the development of : -
The foundation has created afavourable working environment for volunteers.
More information can be emailed to the Donor, Volunteer, Companies anytime.
The volunteer will work with Mr Bwambale Rwamanyonyi towards
2. Mobilising more resources,
3.Training of staff and beneficiaries towards project success during the volunteering period.
4. Project Monitoring and Evaluation
5. Networking the organisation and project
Volunteer can climb over Rwenzori Mountains National Park,
Watch Animals in Queen Elizabeth National Park,
Have atrip in Mining centres in Kasese,
Enjoy sports activities like netball, football, volleyball etc.
Volunteers are picked from the airport to the foundation.
We have assigned self contained rooms for Volunteers.
Rooms are 12 by 14 fts, Good Bed, Electricity.
Local meals at