The Free Internet Cafe for the Blind & Visually Impaired, the first in the whole of Africa, which opens the World Wide Web, making The Gambia a leading light in Africa, with this technology by allowing free and total access to surf the net send and receive emails and for students to enhace their studies with the aid of this pioneering software. No more do they need to rely on a third party to read to them newspapers, magazines, books, letters and world wide information. Kingfisher - The Internet Story Page 2

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to this software so the idea of the Internet Cafe was born.

In late December 2005 work started on this building and today, 11 March 2006, just 8 weeks later, we celebrate the opening.

The Internet Café will have an extensive library of books in Braille and wall maps, games , typewriter and versa point braille machine all accessible for the Blind and Visually Impaired to use.

Thanks were given, by Capt Lamin Saine, to the Honorable Secretary of State for Communication, Information & Technology for the opening ceremony, who was accompanied by the Secretaries of State for Health and Education, deputizing for H.E The Vice President, and the Gambia Government for its Support.

He also thanked the builders G&S Furniture, Quantum Net, Software Express, Keith and Lorna Robinson (Kingfisher Trust UK), Simon Wezel (GamWeb) Francis & Wilma v.d.Boogaart , Saihou Demba (Leybato) , Radio Westcoast, and distinguished Guests and the many kind sponsors.