U-TOUCH has graduated and certified over 5000 students in Uganda in the Microsoft Digital Literacy Curriculum.
Students having never touched a computer before, walk miles for free U-TOUCH training. They know that knowledge of computers, computer technology and the Internet is essential to building and establishing careers, which will empower and enable them to participate with the changing economy of their country. Until U-TOUCH began offering classes in remote areas of Uganda, this opportunity was only a dream.
U-TOUCH training begins with an introduction to the fundamentals: explaining the computer’s components, operating system basics, and how to use a mouse and keyboard. Within 12 weeks, students learn how to use resources on the Internet; email, Microsoft Office, productivity and social networking programs, and how to manage computer security and privacy. To increase skill sets U-TOUCH also provides a variety of related subjects such as life skills job skills, health, communication, entrepreneurship, computer programming and digital arts.