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Mission Statement

I. Promote information technology as a tool for positive social change and development.

II. Support efforts to increase openness and transparency in developing nations? governments through promoting the implementation of information technology initiatives for such a purpose.

I II. Enhance Information Technology training by assisting educational institutions in obtaining computers and other equipment necessary to meet their mission and assist in providing IT training.

IV . Promote information technology as a viable career choice and encourage information technology job creation.

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FITI is the outgrowth of the vision of its founder. During a visit to Sierra Leone in the summer of 2004, he concluded that there existed a need for more effective application of information technology in government, education and business in Sierra Leone. He concluded that there existed a paucity of training in areas such as systems administration/management and maintenance, second, that there existed the potential for job creation through promoting the hiring of information technology (IT) professionals trained in institutions in-country, and finally, that information technology possessed considerable potential as a tool for development.

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http://WWW.FITI.ORG

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