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"Wonder full and important topics. We must try to sustain telecentre any how. It is know to all that only telecentre is the last mile suort centre for the list mile people of country infarct poor people. If it fail then poor people don't have…"
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"yah it's great conversation but however the problem is in the operator who is going to take over the responsibilities business model is ok but instantly no one can start a business model, if the beneficiaries have a need of telecenter then they…"
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"Dear Balaba, thank you for your comment. Actually what I was trying to say is that you don't only need the business model. You need to be able to effectively combine a business and social model. I am suspecting that perhaps UNIDO focused on…"
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Balaba Peter commented on Dominique Ntirushwa's blog post Why Telecentres fail?
"Very good observation, However, i have seen Telecentres operating on the business Model also collapse! UNIDO for example, had a number of them in Uganda. And am wondering why they closed yet their focus was to turn a Telecentre into a Business model…"
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Why Telecentres fail?

In April 2011, I won the MTN Group overall award in South Africa. With this award, I was given the option to start a project that would impact local communities in Rwanda and get a 40,000 USD fund to support this project.Well finding a project wasn't difficult at all, since I already had one in the pipeline for so many years.In 2006, while I was in High school, I was part of a student exchange program in the US, and took an intensive ICT training.When I came back, I and my best friend from…See More
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Why Telecentres fail?

In April 2011, I won the MTN Group overall award in South Africa. With this award, I was given the option to start a project that would impact local communities in Rwanda and get a 40,000 USD fund to support this project.Well finding a project wasn't difficult at all, since I already had one in the pipeline for so many years.In 2006, while I was in High school, I was part of a student exchange program in the US, and took an intensive ICT training.When I came back, I and my best friend from…See More
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Telecentre, Telecentre operator/manager
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Data Innovation Centre
Job Title
Founder
About Me (biography or organization description)
I am a 22 years old Rwandan, who works for a telecommunication company called MTN Rwanda. I am the founder of a development project called Data Innovation Centre that works on setting up centres in Rural areas of Rwanda to provide local communities with access to high speed internet connection and free ICT and Business training. I am also the author of a book on customer care called " 7 Steps to Exceptional Customer Care"
Areas of Interest/Expertise and Types of Services Provided
1. Access to high speed Internet of over 2Mbps
2. Free ICT and Business training to over 600 people at each centre every year.
3. Free Internet access to students
Website
http://www.dicrwanda.com
Social Network/Chat ID (Twitter, Facebook, Skype, MSN, etc)
Twitter: @dicrwanda
@ntirushwadom
Phone
+250788312248
Street Address
Kigali
City (or closest town or municipality)
Kigali
Country
Rwanda
Region
Eastern & Southern Africa
Languages (in order of preference):
English

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Why Telecentres fail?

In April 2011, I won the MTN Group overall award in South Africa. With this award, I was given the option to start a project that would impact local communities in Rwanda and get a 40,000 USD fund to support this project.

Well finding a project wasn't difficult at all, since I already had one in the pipeline for so many years.

In 2006, while I was in High school, I was part of a student exchange program in the US, and took an intensive ICT training.

When I came back, I…

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Posted on March 9, 2013 at 10:00pm — 9 Comments

Data Innovation Centre - Rwanda

 

DATA INNOVATION CENTRE - RWANDA

What is Data Innovation Centre?

Data Innovation Center is a development project with a vision to empower and uplift local communities in Rwanda through various development projects including setting up development telecentres in different districts of the country to provide a variety of ICT solutions to the…

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Posted on February 10, 2013 at 11:30pm — 3 Comments

Data Innovation Centre

Data Innovation Center is a development project with a vision to empower and uplift local communities in Rwanda. The project looks at achieving this through various development projects including setting up development telecentres in different districts of the country to provide a variety of ICT solutions to the community mainly access to high speed Internet connectivity, and free computer training. It was founded in 2011 by Dominique Ntirushwa who is a corporate Sales Engineer at MTN…

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Posted on February 7, 2013 at 2:17am

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At 4:07am on January 29, 2014, Seu Yapa said…

Hi,
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 1:32am on March 18, 2013, Rhobai Musimbi Angule said…

Yes Dominique, The development of a globally
competitive ICT industry could enable the provision of good services and transform businesses in this world. Could we then put our hands together and work for the good of the current generation and the one to come especially women and girls. Well done!!

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