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DCIS Announces Award of the Leland Initiative

New Award Empowers Africans in the Information Age

Silver Spring, Maryland- July 20, 2002- DC Information Systems Inc. (DCIS), one of the largest Federal Government Systems Integrator, offering an extensive range of Information Technology Solutions, announced today the award of the Professional Services Contract with the US Agency for International Development (USAID)-known as the Leland Initiative.

The USAID African Bureau Global Information Infrastructure (GII) Gateway Project is the core element for implementation of the Leland Initiative (LI): Empowering Africans in the Information Age. The purpose of the Leland Initiative is to increase access of African countries to information on the Internet and other GII technologies which the Africans can use to promote sustainable development activities, and to make new technologies more accessible, transferable, and manageable to help transform the economic and social structure in sub-Saharan Africa and support the fast-paced sustainable development. USAID Bureau of Africa has tasked DCIS and its partner Computer Frontiers, Inc. with providing the technical services and information technology services in support of the Leland Initiative throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

(About DCIS)
DC Information Systems (DCIS) is a Minority-owned business founded by Wayne Carter and incorporated in the District of Columbia. Offering an extensive range of information technology solutions to the Federal Government for over 16 years, DCIS has clearly distinguished itself as one of the largest Federal Systems Integrator. Headquartered in Silver Spring, MD, DCIS was certified on September 20, 1989 to participate in the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA's) Minority Small Business and Capital Ownership Development Program authorized under Section 8 (a) of the Small Business Act, Hub zone certified in 1999, and certified LSDBE in the District of Columbia. DC Information Systems services include software, network and system engineering, facilities, management and e solutions. To learn more about DC Information Systems, visit www.dcinfo.com

 

For More Information Contact:
Stacy Y. Green
sgreen@dcinfo.com