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Community Based Organization

Organization Location: 
  • Buea, Cameroon
Organization Description
Our mission

The mission of DIGICAM is Empowering Society in the use and development of IT applications for economic empowerment and sustainability.

Our objectives

We have as objectives the following :
•Research and Develop useful Software applications.
•The creation and equipping of ICT training and resource Centers in targeted communities
•To create ICT clubs in institutions of learning and providing them with relevant ICT education, professional and material support.
•To sensitize and create awareness to the masses on cybercrime and admonish them to be ethical in their usage of digital technology.
•To provide a need based ICT training to individuals and groups.
•Network with organization of common interest.
•To advocate for sustainable ICT policies

ICT Clubs Empowerment Programme

The goal of this programme is work in collaboration with institutions of learning of learning specifically through their ICT clubs. We take active participation in the running of their ICT clubs by offering lectures on relevant contempory ICT topics. Moreover we make an assessment of their ICT assets/Infrastructure and seek ways we can advocate for better policies to be implemented and for supplies of needed equipments.

Community ICT Empowerment Centers

The goal of this programme is to bring ICT closer to those rural communities that are in need of it. Our focus here is to first identify communities that are really in need of ICT infrastructure and internet connectivity then we establish there an ICT center equipped with the necessary equipment and staff were the people can be trained on different areas of ICT and can access the internet.

ICT Innovation, Research and Development Programme

This programme seeks to investigate, design and develop current and future IT applications needed by our target audience. These will range from Ecommerce applications, Mobile apps and all that will enable our communities integrate and compete in the global economy.

ICT Vocalational and Training Centre

There is global need for qualified IT professionals. Hence the goal of this programme is to have a modern vocational training centre that will train IT professionals of the future to fill in the existing gap .Hence we see this as a live wire behind our goals.

Specialised Programmes

Our specialised programmes comprise of workshops, seminars, conferences and other programmes that seeks to promote entrepreneurship and active citizenship etc. These can be based on the needs of a specific target group or areas that need a quick intervention. Feel free to contact us if you or your organisation will need our expertise or collaboration.
Technology, Education, Women
Skills Needed
Fundraising skills, Grant Writing Skills , Project Management , Traininng and Capacity Building in ICT, Web Design, Software Development
Accommodation NOT Provided - Minimum Stay: 1 month
Average Cost per Week ($USD)
$70 per week
Estimate only - contact this Organization for actual costs to Volunteer
  • Local Transport
  • Airport Pickup and Drop Off
  • Internet

Costs do not include Flights, Visas, Vaccinations, Insurance, Spending Money, Pre-Departure-Orientation, 3-Meals-per-Day, 2-Meals-per-Day, 1-Meal-per-Day, Volunteer-Hostel, Homestay
Akiseh Nnoko Ngite Humphry
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