Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Tanzania rolls out a National FOSS Training Programme

The National Institute of Transport (NIT) has just completed a training programme titled 'Advanced Training on African Business Models with Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)'. This follows some very good work done by Mr Edgar Telesphory (Senior System Analyst/ Technician - NIT).

The training was organized by the National Institute Of Transport with support from ict@innovation, a joint capacity building programme of FOSSFA (Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa) and InWEnt - Capacity Building International (Germany), funded by OSISA and the German Ministry for Development Cooperation (BMZ).

 Participants in the just ended FOSS training held at NIT in a group photo
(photo by Atanas C Nkelame)

This training follows a regional train of trainer course called "Advanced African Business Models with Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)“ which was conducted at the University Computing Centre and where it attracted participants from various neighbouring countries (Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia).

The training started on 02nd August 2010  and was concluded on 13th August 2010 and a presentation about TAFOSSA was made by Mr Atanas C Nkelame who also was one of the trainers. Trainees were awarded certificates. Trainers/Facilitators  included Edgar Telesphory (NIT/lead trainer), Atanas Cosmas Nkelame (UCC/TAFOSSA), Frank Tilugulilwa (UCC), Lawrence Lyayuka (UCC) and Juma Lungo (ZALONGWA)

Pool of Tanzanian ict@innovation experts and trainers on Advanced FOSS Business Models
The following Tanzanian-based trainers and experts are part of a pool of trainers, who have acquired training experience and expertise in "African FOSS Business Models for IT-SMEs" through a Training-of-Trainer programme of ict@innovation. They have been qualified in facilitating the course “ict@innovation: Free your IT-Business in Africa”

Feel free to contact these resource persons, when looking for services related to training in Open Source and Business aspects, particularly "African FOSS Business Models".
  1. Almasi S. Maguya
  2. Alex Mukurasi
  3. Frank Tilugulilwa
  4. Simon K. M Njovu
  5. Atanas Cosmas Nkelame
  6. Lawrence Lyayuka
  7. Olympa Lema
  8. Juma Lungo
  9. Lusekelo Mwaipyana
  10. Hector John Mongi
  11. Majid Igangula
  12. Baraka Chuma
  13. Justin Tarimo
  14. Edgar Telesphory
  15. Mariam Ally Tambwe
  16. Titus Tossy

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