Iganga’s main function is capacity building. We
strive to build the technological, organizational, and
informational capacity of community service organizations
throughout Iganga District.
Our Mission Statement
In an effort to
increase productivity through connectivity, DevelopNet
Iganga makes informational services relevant and accessible
to those who currently do not use, but could benefit
from informational technologies.
Iganga ICT Headquarters
is home to over 250 groups working to advance
the quality of life and livelihoods of men, women,
and children in Central and Eastern Uganda.
Here, community leaders gather to pool knowledge
This information and collaboration center was built
by the Iganga District
NGO/CBO Forum to
help community development workers maximize efforts,
opportunities and resources to more efficiently carry
out development work already on the ground.
to do work in this district because it is one of
the most populated districts of this country. It
is so situated that the people observe development
activities form a distance, with little meaningful
Professor P. J. Muzaale
Chairman, Public Service Commission
DevelopNet includes a public internet café and
services local community and rural leaders with truly
accessible information technologies and training.
Information becomes accessible by becoming relevant.
The D’Net Café houses a community collective
effort where local leaders receive the skills training
to seek, share, and create knowledge relevant to their lives
and livelihoods. Accessibility is accomplished
by offering access to low-cost internet hand-in-hand
with outreach and skills training programs.
DevelopNet Iganga is to act as a catalyst for rural
development in Iganga District. By introducing
accessible informational tools and services, DevelopNet
Iganga paves the way for increased communication, cooperation,
and capabilities for area social service providers, farmers,
businesses, students, and government officials to excel
at their work by working smarter.