Since its opening up to world in 1989, the Internet has fast evolved from being just a technical tool to a political one. Today, there are about 5 Billion Internet users globally,KsGEN looks at digital inclusion as an ecosystems that involves access,skills,policy,inclusion,openness and content.
In our quest to foster rights in this space we use key three methods:
2.Advocacy and awareness raising
Some of our work in this sphere include:
Arusha Women school of Internet Governance(AruWSIG)
AruWSIG is a premier programme whose overarching aim is to mentor girls and women in Arusha and its environs, through professional outreach symposiums and hackathons on the topic of Internet Governance.The primary objective is capacity building of aspiring Internet Governance women leaders (organizers, speakers, and local content curators), who will then lead IG related content localization, as well as discussions at national, regional level and international levels.
Tanzania School of Internet Governance
(TzSIG) will seek to demystify this by offering an understanding on the subject matter, in efforts to create awareness, empower the next generation of leaders, and increase the effective participation capacity of young leaders from Tanzania and East Africa in national, regional and global Internet Governance (IG) processes.Tanzania School on Internet Governance (TzSIG) serves participants from around the country through an intensive 4 days professional master class course on the topic of Internet Governance.
TzSIG precedes the Tanzania national Internet Governance Forum (TzIGF)