Center for African Welfare and development
COMMUNITY LEARNING, INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION CENTRE (CLICC) PROGRAMME IN RURAL KENYA
ICT – enabled learning/education and development through sharing and building information and knowledge in Peri- urban and Rural Kenya
David N. Mutua, CLICC Initiator and Project Manager Email: [email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org]
CAWD is a 21st century charity registered in the UK under registration No. 1104228, her work is rooted in rural Kenya and Nigeria which is developing through the information communication potential of the Internet, that is based on cross-cultural and trans-national collaboration.
The Community Learning, Information and Communication Centre (CLICC) Programme initiative has developed over years through learned experiences (Knowledge acquired) and passion by the initiator - David Mutua, David, worked in Nigeria with Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) as a Project Manager with Oke Ogun Community Development Network (OCDN) and later as a Project Manager with Fantsuam Foundation http://www.fantsuam.org He was then working on community development initiatives in Nigeria some that received support from Commonwealth of Learning (COL) http://www.col.org. Two such projects were “Answering Farmers’ Needs in Nigeria: A demand – driven information system for life-long learning and improved food and livelihood security” and “Solar cooking and use of videos as Open and Distance Learning (ODL) tools”. After relocating back to Kenya, David has been able to mobilise schools and communities, funds and resources to set up the Teachers Talking project (TT), ICT training for teachers in rural Kangundo District, 26 secondary schools have benefited from an ICT training in August 2007- April 2008 and part of the ICT4Education programme in the District.