The importance of a skilled and work-ready community is vital for Ōpōtiki and the Eastern Bay of Plenty as aquaculture, tourism and other regional economic strategies progress.
Connectivity is a key part of this and computer skills are a “must have” for so much of the training and employment that is emerging.

While children get some access to computers at school, for many Ōpōtiki families there are not computers in the home and families cannot easily support their children’s on-line learning or advance their own skills. Thanks to a chance meeting over dinner at Victory Village in mid 2011, things were about to change.

Read more; Opotikis Computers in Homes project

 

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