Inside Nakaseke Telecentre

Background

Nakaseke CMC is part of a series of piloted Telecentre established to test, disseminate and assess the impact and viability of CMCs in Africa as it was planned within the framework of the African Information Society Initiatives (AISI) and in the line with the Buenos Aires Action Plan ( BAAP) Programme No.9 on integrated Rural Development.
The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) UNESCO and IDRC agreed to join efforts in partnering with National and Local Organizations in the process to plan and support Telecentres.
The partners in this project were both international and National, United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO) using DANIDA funds in trust, International Development Research Center (IDRC) and International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on one hand PLB now the National Library of Uganda, British Council in Uganda and the two Local Sub-Counties Nakaseke and Kasangombe. The project was executed by Uganda National Commission for UNESCO for a period of three years since December, 1997.