ICT Deployment

How Plan Kwale has been using ICT in their programs since 2003

Salim Mvurya, Plan Kwale's District Area Manager
Plan’s Kwale District office in Kenya has been very successful in building innovative community-led programming that incorporates new ICTs. I had the opportunity to interview Salim Mvurya, the Area Manager, last week, and was really struck by his insights on how to effectively incorporate ICTs into community-led processes to reach development goals and improve on child rights, child protection and governance.

5 Lessons Learned Deploying ICT in East Africa

Computer lab deployment at Luteete Secondary School in Wobulenzi, Uganda
Being the first to do anything is tough. It is filled with challenges and unknowns. Thankfully, you don't have to be the first to deploy ICT in East Africa. In fact, you'll follow in a long line of others who have tried - some with failure others with success.
I'd like to help you be the latter group. So here are a few hard lessons-learned from deploying new technology for youth in East Africa. It is written in hopes that you will find it useful when planning your first deployment of development-focused technologies.

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