With the creation of Tatum region as a subdivision, we consider that there is a pressing need to create a computer literacy and internet centre to serve this marginalised community.
We plan to set up A COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT CENTRE with
(a) A Computer laboratory equipped with 10 computers and printers for Computer Training in computer use, mainly Secretariat Duties and Accounting.
(b)We want to also set up Computer laboratory equipped with 10 computers for Internet training, international telephone and surfing services.
(c)We want to set up a room to serve as a womens meeting centre. This will be used for seminars or training on different aspects such as agriculture or HIV/AIDS.
(d)Set up a website to promote the Tatum community and its resources online
(e)Develop e-commerce in relationship to agricultural products to benefit the local community.
NAVTI AIMS TO
I.Reduce the computer illiteracy rate in Tatum region.
II. Provide further training programmes for the rural population. The main target is women in Tatum. We want to develop their personal skills and talents and, consequently, open them to wider employment opportunities.
III.Train women to use different Information and Communication Technology tools, especially internet. This will provide access to their peers worldwide. It will also increase their access to agricultural information and markets.
IV.Reduce poverty by increasing employment.
V. Protect the environment by reducing computer dumping; by prolonging computer life and by recycling parts.
VI Train the unemployed by providing low price or free refurbished computers to the needy, schools and welfare service organisations; by providing training programs which will enhance the individual's skills and qualifications.