DIGITEST, an initiative of Digital Peers International (DPI), is a 2-3 week information and communication technology (ICT) based creative camp and competition, organized annually since the year 2000. DIGITEST is aimed at creating ICT awareness, promoting technology literacy and developing requisite ICT skills, knowledge and capabilities among the nation’s children and youth, ages 8-18. Our main objective, amongst others, is to bridge the digital-divide between African Children and their counterparts globally.
The objectives of DIGITEST are as follows:
Digital Peers International is celebrating 21 years of successful DIGITEST program, which started in year 2000. DIGITEST 2021 will be a celebration of faithfulness and continuity.
(1) Campers must be competitors, staff of facilitators and support staff.
(2) Campers are expected to arrive in camp with 1 travel box (one Standard Luggage box) to be checked in on arrival at the camp venue.
Participants are expected to be punctual and attend all events in camp.
(3) Lateness to programs is not tolerated.
(4) Participants are not allowed to leave camp without the permission of the cam commandant.
(5) Dropping out of group movement is not allowed.
(6) Only competing students and teachers, camp executives and facilitators will be permitted on camp.
(7) Visiting is highly discouraged but permissible under the supervision of the cam commandant.
(8) Eating is restricted to designated areas and must not be done inside the computer rooms.
(9) Provocative dressing is not allowed on camp.
(1) A whole new phase in DIGITEST with a refreshing and more exciting curriculum.
(2) Visit to tourist attractions in Akwa Ibom State.
Symposium, Debates, Career talks, etc.
(3) Mingling and networking with young people from all over Nigerian and Africa.
(1) Pocket money (not exceeding N10,000) for young people, to be deposited with official DIGITEST chaperons on arrival in Camp. Any money not so deposited is kept by the participant in question at the participants own risk. Clothes including, cardigans, jeans, complete native attire, beauty pageant outfit.
(2) Mosquito net, cover clothes, bed sheet and pillowcase.
(3) Toiletries, toothpaste, toothbrush, bathing soap, body cream, shampoo, etc.
(4) Any ‘already’ prescribed medication.
To build an effective capacity in Africa’s vulnerable groups (children, youth and women) as a necessary ingredient for sustainable development and economic growth.