Monday, 17 October 2011

Computer Training At the Maarifa Centre

IT is for all.........
At Awach Maarifa centre beside having Libbrary FREE internet Access, the centre also provide FREE Computer training to the local population of Awach in which in aday the centre recieves over 20 people and take them through computer training. The centre open Monday to Saturday 09:00-17:00.
awach community are so gratful for the development that has help the to have access to computre(Free), FREE Internet service hence they are able to learn and get free information above all to be part of the world.

Internet In Awach Maarifa Centre

Awach is one of the maarifa centre being operated in Uganda under ALIN(Arid Land Information Network), The centre got connected on the 15/10/2011 on a saturday where we were able to install the VSAT and put the centre online and here are some of the photo taken from the centre during the installation.

Location of Awach Maarifa Centre

Awach is one of the sub-county of Gulu District, it's located 45kms North of Gulu town. the centre is being hosted by  local Government at Awach sub-county office. Awach has got a population of over 5000 people. The main activities of the people at Awach are farming(not commercial farming) and their main crops are Bean,Maize, G/nuts, Simsim, cassava, sweet potatos, milet and sourghums to mention but a few.