Girls in ICT day 2017(Masunga Village)
Girls in ICT day 2017(Masunga Village)-
Botswana Telecommunication Corporation (BTC) has once again shown commitment to improving the social development of young people throughtout the country Botswana.
As part of the international girs in ICT commemorations, BTC in partnership with the Ministry of Transport and communications and other stake holders took to the village of Masunga to celebrate the day.
The BTC staff partook in technogy awareness activities for students and residents in the village- including demontrating easy webtools for improved learning. To mark the significance of the day, the BTC team handed over the Masunga TeleCentre- which was constructed and fitted by the corporation-at a value of BWP 150 000- which included 20 computers, 1 printer and a wifi. The center is kitted with computers- and printers, for the villagers to use in connecting with the world trough BTC Wifi at any time
Wikipedia and the girls
Wikimedia and it's sister projects were introduced to the girls in ICT and a mini training which included account creation and shared slides about Wikipedia with them.
- Mabedi Nyepi
- Faith Daniel
- Anita Kore
- Aobakwe Dalaza
- Faith Seth
- Peaceful Wright
- Kutlwano Mmereki
- Lizibo Tiyapo
- Lame Moitaodi
- Oagile Matshoga
- Tothodzani Keneetswe
- Tshepiso Morupisi
- Olorato Kootshabe
- Chawada Sekepe
- Neo Boy
- Charmaine Mpagasiwa
- Courage Moyo
- Changu Bagopi
- Tshiamo Mosupe
- Ntunngwa Makopola
Banyana ba maranyane a inthanete-
Group photo of the girls in ICT 2017
Girls in ICT under surpervision of experienced women editors
Girls in ICT learning tools in Wikipedia
Challenges and opportunities
1. we had a problem with creating accounts, the network only allowed us to create only 6 accounts.
1. We had BTC giving us smart devices or laptops to use in our next training sessions a total of 25.
2.We also got swag to wear by BTC mobile operator during our meeting.
3.BTC Is promising to sponsor out next training and a photo shoot to train girls in ICT how to upload and use images in Wikimedia commons.
4. We are given access to the BTC center for innovation to hold our next training sessions with the girls in ICT.