ICDL Africa Rwanda together with Solektra piloted Digital Citizen certification for 300 candidates through smart village. Digital Citizen is the first module that was translated into our local Language Kinyarwanda and the classes are conducted in Kinyarwanda to people who can only speak Kinyarwanda.
The pilot covered 3 categories of people; Security, education sector and the general public. After training candidates gave testimonies of how ICDL has given them access to information. They said that now, they now have knowledge about internet and how it works. One of the candidates who is also a farmer was happy to be introduced to Spreadsheets. She says that now she can stock count her crops, be able to make calculations and know when she makes profits or losses so she can manage her finances better