Charity begins at work

Stewart, Henry
June 2003
IT Training;Jun2003, p58
Trade Publication
At 2003 Institute of Information Technology (IT) Training Awards, two of the trainers from Happy Computers, Teresa Gane and Mary Berridge, received a special award for their work in Uganda. Teresa and Mary worked with a community IT training center in Kampala, aiming to provide training and leave the center staff with greater skills and more resources on charity basis. Happy Computers provided tuition in Office packages and left around 100 manuals, demos and exercises. In addition, free access was given to online learning materials is via the Internet and on compact discs. Pan African Development, Education and Advocacy Program plans to use this model for IT training centers in Nigeria, Ghana and The Gambia, and Happy Computers hope to expand their work in 2003 with a similar project in Cambodia.


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