Busongora Rural Information Centre(BRIC)

Busongora Rural Information Center (BRIC) was initiated with the efforts of the local community after realizing the need for Information sharing amongst the local community. It was started as a platform on which people can share Information especially about agriculture.

The Information Centre is located in Base Camp on the Out-skirts of Kasese town. Precisely it is located the famous “Kazin Hotel”. It is currently being housed by a local organizaion called ORDCEF.

ICT tools at BRIC that facilitates Information sharing.

BRIC Vision:
A well equipped and staffed information centre that provides quality and timely information to the rural people

BRIC Mission:
To collect, process and disseminate developmental information to rural people.

Over all Objective
To improve people’s livelihoods as a result adequate access to timely, reliable and relevant skill, knowledge and information sharing for appropriate development.

Objectives of BRIC
  • To facilitate delivery of timely and appropriate information & skills to the information points in rural villages.
  • To offer information points with technical expertise and training facilities.
  • To enhance the marginalized groups involvement in the development process through information sharing so as to improve their quality of life.
  • To enhance community initiatives for information, skills & technologies sharing and exchanges.
  • To fundraise and acquire property for the purpose of fulfilling the aims and objectives of BRIC
  • To carry out any other lawful and gainful activities as shall be deemed necessary for the purpose of fulfilling the objectives of BRIC.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             You can also find more of activity updates at http://busongoranews.blogspot.com and or http://library.ricnet.co.ug