Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Using MXit to empower communities - BizCommunity

An article written by Sindy Peters appeared in BizCommunity today.

Using MXit to empower communities
By: Sindy Peters

Using the mobile instant messaging platform MXit, Marlon Parker, an information technology lecturer at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, has over the past seven months initiated a rehabilitation programme for drug addicts in the Cape Flats region that has spread out as far as the Eastern Cape. His aim is to use technology to empower underprivileged communities in an area that is rife with poverty, unemployment, drugs and gangsterism. read more...

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