6 RadiosStudios, ect.Telkom Foundation is in line with Government direction in terms of the alleviation of poverty and acceleration of economic development, and the above speak volumes about it
7 THE USE OF ICT IN COMMUNITY CENTRES Community centres are regarded as hubs for every body in the community in terms of communications
8 They are also used as recreational facilities after hours by learners They are also used as additional skill development centresThey are used as a vehicle to get a jobThey are used to keep the unemployed busy and focussed in their community initiatives
9 They are used to help poor communities with items mentioned on 1 They are used to reduce unnecessary expenditure from our poor communities, for example, transport cost, traveling, ect.
10 EMPOWERMENT: “end to end solution” Development of ICT computersFood Schemes, transport, uniforms, etc.Skill development and training
11 GARDENING: “From traditional to technological: The normal gardening has faded away by the introduction of technosus project, which does not need more labour to deal with
12 TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF ROLLING OUT ICT IN RURAL AREAS Experience is the best policy, gradually graduate to deal with adverse challenges in rural areas, for example, educating the community about it
13 Scope of technology required The exact suitable technology in the areaCost related issuesPartnershipsScope of technology requiredExpertise requiredDedication requiredManpower required, etc.