Infomediaries (Telecentre worker) should be a good communicator as they are the vital part of a telecentre. Their communication skill can make a telecentre initiatives successful. Infomediary should have clear idea about an issue before providing information to the community people. They also have to understand the information need of community and serve them based on their need. Selection of a perfect communication strategy can helps infomediary to convince community people for come and take service from telecentre.
To address these important issues D.Net has organised a three day long communication skill development and social mobilisation training for infomediaries at Dhaka. Twenty five participants from fourteen telecentres participated in this training where they learn about communication tools and strategies, social mobilization, social mapping. Facilitators explains techniques of problem identification and needs of community along with how to communicate for changing community behavior. Participants’ also gathered idea about advocacy and how they can play role as a social advocate.
End of the training participants expressed their gratitude to D.Net for arranging the training. They were also very motivated to be a change maker of society.