Internet Hits Jamataka

JAMATAKA: The Basarwa people of Jamakata have arrived in the digital age, literally, as internet connection flowed into their village like water through the public stand pipes, for the first time.

This development came into the village thanks to Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) after donating internet café to the village Development Committee (VDC) which hopes to offer the service along with others such as photo-copying, typing services, mobile-airtime, to name a few, at affordable prices for the poor rural dwellers, mostly Basarwa.

The internet café, also known as Kitsong Centre started as a partnership between Mascom and the Government of Botswana under BTC through the Nteletsa II Rural Development Project back in 2009.

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