|Employer:||University of Education, Winneba.|
- Kafui Amenu Prebbie has a long history of activism in ICTs for Development globally as an Alumni of the International Telecommunication Union Youth Forum events. He has collaborated, consulted and contributed into the activities of local and International organisations including the prestigious Commonwealth of Learning, Canada, International Institute for Communications and Development, Young Think Tank of the Club of Rome, and the World Youth Caucus of the World Summit on the Information Society. He maintains a site at Kafui.com
- He is also involved in Teaching and Managing the University of Education,Winneba (UEW)in Ghana's ICT Center. My students can access their materials here
- His advocacy work in the use of ICTs and Open Source Technologies, has made him serve oneVillage Foundation-Ghana (a branch of an International NGO - oneVillage Foundation as the Country Director voluntarily for several years. His focus areas within foundation includes ICTs for Development specialising in Education and providing wholistic sustainable solutions to Community Development through the oneVillage Initiative.
- He volunteers to Coordinate the West African Chapter of the FLOSS4Edu Project under the Wiki Educator Framework; and also on some Ghana's ICT for Development related committees including the Technology WG of National eLearning Africa 08 organising committe, UEW's Teaching and Learning Innovation Group (TELIG), and Coordinator of UEW's [http:www.wikieducator.org/UEW Educational Content Development Initiative Project] .
- Kafui founded the Winneba Linux Users Group (WiLUG) which seeks to focus on developing programs to train students at the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) to use and promote Open Source Technologies in Educational. He currently facilitates the group to become the beacon of hope for Applications of Free and Open Source as well as Low Cost Technologies for Educational practice in Africa and beyond.
- He also co-founded the African Youth Initiative (AYI)which was later supported by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) to be the African Youth ICT4D Network. AYIN is a networked generation of young Africans empowering themselves through ICTs and contributing to the continent's participation in the Information Society
His voluntary leadership of OVF Ghana has led to several accomplishments. He designed and coordinated the implementation of the:
1.Winneba Open Digital Village (the Village 0432-20270) - Open Digital Villages (ODiVs) are community focused development initiatives, driven by a combination of Open Source, Open Hardware and Wireless Technologies and geared to promote community oriented sustainable development. His efforts has led to the succesful set of the first ODiV in Africa.
2. Catch IT Young Project - An ICT literacy program that builds capacities of students and teachers in pre-tertiary schools in Southern Ghana using ICT professionals as volunteers. Winneba and Apam Educational Districts benefited from this project.
3. Sports People That Care Project – A project which provides care and support for People Living HIV/AIDS and Children orphaned by AIDS through sports. A notable event was the football match between two first prestigious clubs in Ghana, Accra Hearts of OAK and Liberty Professionals in 2005 at the Accra Sports Stadium co-organised with ProLink Organisation.
This session will house links to resources or websites that will be relevant to academic work and research especially in the field of ICTs. This will include:
1. ICT Hub Knowledge Base
2. Conducting Online Research
3. UN Data - Unbelievable Wealth of Statistics
Talk with Kafui