On these boards, called "Seregeya Leo" or Seregeya Today, he plans to post information he gleans from the net on issues such agriculture, health or education which can benefit the community.
It is not just the cost of accessing the internet that he thinks is restricting usage. There is also a cultural barrier as Mr Matere is not convinced that all people would be content to browse via the phone in the isolation of their homes.
"The internet is quite an individual pursuit. But a noticeboard is more of a group thing.
"So if I post an item on a noticeboard on potato disease, for example, the community can read it, talk together and come to a decision."
Information is powerful but it is how we use it that will define us"
-Zack Matere, Kenyan Farmer.
- What was it that inspired Zack to make a difference?
- Was using existing accesible tools (a notice board) important?
Full article on BBC here