CICs: Community Information Centres
To date, POTRAZ has established 147 CICs while 9700 individuals have been trained in ICT efficiency.
The CICs are established at post offices offering internet and other ICT related services to communities.
Between October 23, 2017 and December 31, 2017, a total of 4 114 people underwent training at the CICs.
Potraz courier services executive officer Lazarus Makuvise, said more CICs were set to be established across the country as part of efforts to bring ICT services to people
Under the programme, 4 379 computers have been distributed in schools since 2016.
According to the 2017 annual report, CICs were operational countrywide, covering all the 10 provinces and offering internet and other ICT related services to communities.
In 2017, ten (10) of these CICs started offering computer training to their local communities and these were Bindura, Chikato, Chinhoyi, Gokwe, Gweru, Jahunda, Lupane, Maphisa, Mpandawana and Murombedzi.
By Timothy Shava