ITIDO has worked with other organization to implement ICT4 Education (Digital Education) projects to increase access and use of ICT for learning purposes to both teachers and students. ITIDO has implemented ICT for Girls through public library project in collaboration with ministry of Education, under commissioner of Education Tanzania, to increase ICT access and learning habits to youth specially girls. We have using Use of participatory monitoring mechanisms to ensure commitment, ownership, follow-up, and feedback on performance: These include use of stakeholder meetings with Tanzania Library Services Board, School of Library Archives and Documentation Studies, District Education Officer (DEO), Ward Executive Officer (WEO), Village Education Officer (VEO), supervisors, school management teams, to develop a joint work plan with partners.
The ICT for girls through public library in Bagamoyo District, Tanzania
is a Project that seeks to provide access and training opportunities to librarians on innovative library services and Girls in Secondary Schools on basic ICT and use of ICT so as to improve their reading skills and life skills to access e-learning materials via internet so as to widen up their knowledge on the respective subjects they are learning in.
TOYO MOBILE LIBRARY
Toyo mobile was created so as to provide opportunities to students especially girls to use ICT services for their studies because they have been lacking this opportunity for a long time, since most secondary schools do not have libraries and many students from Bagamoyo district were not able to access public library services especially district library, due to the fact that many secondary schools in Bagamoyo are allocated far from district library and there is no reliable transport to pick them from schools to public library.TOYO mobile library has two objectives, the first one is to deliver books in respective schools and allow student to ready and return them after the end of session. Second objective was to help student’s especial girls to access and use ICT so as to improve their reading skills and life skills. Our target here was for those students who did not had an opportunity to attend on Saturday training sessions.