Siaya Community Library and Basic Internet Foundation MOU

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Siaya Community Library and Basic Internet Foundation MOU

Title Siaya Community Library and Basic Internet Foundation MOU
Date, Time 2020/04/01,
Contact Person Brenda Jimris-Rekve
Participants John Malamba, Josef Noll, Brenda Jimris-Rekve
related to Project DigI, BasicInternet:Basic Internet
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Siaya Community Library will contribute with

  • Contacts necessary for performing the proof-of-concept, support with building information spots in Siaya County, including local support for establishing the information spots, see
  • Organise sensitisation sessions with the local community and stakeholder involvement in the project

-*Initiate axes of cooperation with existing foundations within the community that they are already in contact with namely; Mama Sarah Obama Children Foundation in Siaya County

  • Foster and enable major partnerships projects based on digital integration around the shores of Lake Victoria Region using Integrated Development Africa Programme (IDAP), which John Malamba, the Director of Siaya Community Library is the founder of and a board member
  • Work towards a sustainable business model with Basic Internet Foundation that will continue bankrolling the project devoid of funding in the foreseeable future

The Basic Internet Foundation will contribute with

Note for both partners Both partners will disseminate the ideas and results to relevant organisations, and work on project funding for the extension of the connectivity. Both partners will work together to ensure a sustainable business model for the pilot project that will be replicable as the project extends to further areas of the region. The business model will clearly outline how the two partners plan on getting funding and how the funding acquired will be used to ensure that the project becomes sustainable by a stipulated time-frame.