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Nakaseke Community Multimedia Centre and Library
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Am the Project Manager since 2004. Nakaseke CMC is a Rural Community Project focusing on the application Information Technologies to stimulate Rural Development and Minimize the Over dependency of the Rural Poor Communities.
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Turning Rural Civil Servants into an ICT users’ Club

Nakaseke community Library was established in 1997 under the pilot of Nakaseke Multipurpose Community Telecentre project which was executed by Uganda National Commission for UNESCO and the National Library of Uganda for a period of three years. It is now stands out to be the only biggest public Community Library in Nakaseke District.

The Library has a total of 8650 reading materials and it is the most accessed service in the Centre by mainly; school going children, teachers, health…


Posted on February 20, 2013 at 5:00pm

MfarmerSMS Service Links Farmers to Better Markets

Nakaseke Community Telecentre in Uganda has deployed a project called Mfarmer SMS Service to encourage an interactive two way feedback communication to its main focus groups, to the farmers, Buyers/Agro-processors and extension service providers. FrontlineSMS is a new innovation technology which is free and open source application used to manage, send and receive SMS. The project is designed to help farmers to access agricultural Market price information, and weather information through…


Posted on February 13, 2013 at 12:30am — 6 Comments

Connecting Rural Maginalized Communities

Nakaseke is one among the many Rural marginalized Communities in Uganda. However using the ITU funds Nakaseke has been connected on a wireless network using the Telecentre as the main Hub, now the distance has been brought to zero thus linking the Rural society to the globe village.

On the network we have 9 sites spread between Nakaseke and kasangombe Sub-Counties, most of the connected sites are Secondary Schools (4) , One Primary School, a Teacher's Training College, Nakaseke Hospital,… Continue

Posted on May 1, 2009 at 1:30am

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At 4:12am on January 29, 2014, Seu Yapa said…

Would you like to tell us What ICT4D topics are you most interested in? Join the forum: Flavor of the month

Thank u in advance!!!

At 2:21pm on September 11, 2009, Sandra Nassali said…
Hello Peter, are you going to participate in the photo contest? Given the fact that you work with a telecentre and have a vast experience in telecentre activities, can you please forward some pictures from your telecentre ( taken by you) or else, you can encourage other telecentre operators or users in your community to participate? I am sure their a good experiences you can share with us and that are worth to win reconnection and awards from

Waiting to hear from you!!


At 5:09pm on December 4, 2008, Francis Mwathi said…
Thank you for joining, this is your perfect platform for sharing stories and experiences form you telecentre, Nakeseke as we strive to build the telecentre Movement .Welcome
At 5:56pm on December 3, 2008, Sandra Nassali said…
Hello Peter, welcome to Please upload a photo on your profile as we love giving a face to the community and follow URL In case of any thing else, please feel free to contact me


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