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The Northern Regional Library in Tamale’s popular Internet Access and Training Programme (IATP) has attracted the support of the influential Chief of Tamale, the Dakpema Naa Mohammed Dawuni, who has given the project his blessing.
During a visit to the library, Dakpema Naa Mohammed Dawuni praised the work of the library in extending literacy to rural areas, and called on the government to ensure the library was well supported. With EIFL-PLIP support, the Northern Regional Library has purchased and installed 25 computers, set up Internet connections, and is providing computer and leadership training to youth at risk in Tamale and surrounding villages. “We use the computers to help disadvantaged children in parts of Tamale to acquire basic computer skills,” the Regional Librarian, Mr Aaron Kuwornu, explained to the Chief.
The training programme especially targets rural children who have dropped out of school. Read more...