RAFIC stands for a Regional Flagship ICT Centre. RAFIC is being established at the Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT) - Dar es Salaam Campus under the support of the World Bank. The primary objective for establishing the RAFIC is to provide quality ICT training in order to produce digital skilled workforce that can effectively respond to current and future ICT industrial needs. RAFIC sounds like a Swahili word ‘RAFIKI’ which literately means friend. This implies that we are very determined and focused to establish an ICT Centre with a friendly, gender sensitive, inclusive and multicultural teaching and learning environment for students, staff and various stakeholders. It is a place where national, regional and international collaboration will be fostered to shape the future of the ICT Industry and to support the industrial and modern economy within the country and in the Region.
The World Bank funding will be invested in the following main areas:
By the end of the project, the following are expected to be achieved: