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Title:STREET LIBRARIAN CONDUCTS TRAINING TO DODOMA AND TANGA ICT INSTRUCTORS


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Morogoro Regional Librarian, Mr. Edward Fungo well known as a “Street Librarian”, as he formerly gave computer trainings to Morogoro Municipal residents in the streets, in bridging the digital divide in the society with a special reference to women and most vulnerable groups and contributing to improve the living conditions of people, supporting education include literacy and promoting the skills of civic society. This time around, a Street Librarian was doing rounds in Dodoma and Tanga Regional Libraries from 28 April - 9 May 2015, to create suitable model for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) access through ICT instructors’ trainings to library personnel in Information Technology (IT) matters and information search in which it increase the capacity of the personnel to teach ICT skills and information search to the community members and Non-Government Organization (NGO) groups (especially Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (SME´s), women and most vulnerable groups) as a part of the Libraries for Development project.

Prior to this, fibre optic cables are now at the National Central Library (NCL), Dar es Salaam and internet already being installed at Dodoma and Tanga Regional Libraries. Many congratulations to the project for the progress!

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