Byte Size College of Computer and Business Studies is a tertiary school based in Botswana that was established in 2004 with the aim of helping the Botswana community achieve high literacy levels. In order to ensure an emphasis on community development and empowerment, Byte Size College introduced Community Development and Social Work courses to build the capacity of Botswana Citizens in dealing with social problems that are heavily affecting their communities.
Apart from that, the college has just started an ambitious project where it has registered an “Association of Youth Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (AYAADA)”. The major objective of the association based at the college is to “to bring awareness and behavioral change among secondary school students with regard to alcohol and drug abuse”. In this respect, the college plans to use tertiary education students who are doing community development courses and social work as facilitators and role models in the activities of the group.
The college affiliated itself to IACD to expand its networks beyond Botswana, and to make sure that the students are being updated with new trends in the field of community development, and seek opportunities to broaden their international community development experience.
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