Last week, we released the November issue of Telecentre.org Foundation’s newsletter. In that issue, our Executive Director, Miguel Raimilla, shares a very important message, plus find out about the latest digital literacy course for women, upcoming events, and exciting developments in the regions. Check out our newsletter here.
Ladies and Gentlemen;
The value of information and communication is felt with particular force when, as happened in South Africa for so many years, their denial is made an instrument of repression. Such measures, however, ultimately evoke inventive and innovative ways of circumventing the restrictions.
For example, as prisoners on Robben Island, when we were deprived of newspapers we searched the refuse bins for the discarded sheets of newspapers which warders had used to wrap their sandwiches. We communicated with prisoners in other sections by gathering matchboxes thrown away by warders, concealing messages in false bottoms in the boxes and leaving them for other prisoners to…Continue
Posted by Djamila K. MATHU on December 11, 2013 at 10:44pm
Fortunately, at this late stage of the year, we have a busy calendar with interesting events.
I would like to highlight and give some details of two events taking place in Granada and Barcelona (Spain) in the coming days:
- Innycia Granada (December 12th, 9:30 a.m. - 3pm CET) organized by Guadalinfo.
The main goal of the event is to gather developers and partners of different projects designed in Guadalinfo, with experts in alternative models of funding, communication and social media, creativity, technology and consulting. With this meeting, it is expected to…
Posted by Laia Fauró Gual on December 10, 2013 at 10:00pm
I’d been living in Ghana for five months when I visited the Northern Regional Library in Tamale, a cavernous facility with white and cream-coloured walls that used to be a post office. What I found was rare and wonderful in a country high illiteracy rates and little access to computers: a traditional library that also served as a modern technology hub.
In the library’s main reading room, visitors sat in small cubicles reading and working quietly, while down the hall was a robust computer lab used to teach young people essential technology skills. Nearby in the Maternal Health Corner, funded by EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme, women watched videos about…Continue
Young people today live in an uber-connected world. Whether it’s texting on a mobile phone, using a computer at school or gaming with friends, technology is inextricably woven into young people’s lives. For not-for-profits to remain relevant in their programming, services or advocacy targeting youth, technology is a crucial component in the mix.
The content of this webinar will provide not-for-profit staff with stories and ideas about how technology can be incorporated into programming or services targeting youth and how technology can further help not-for-profits achieve organisational goals.
Join with the seminar and hear the stories of:
Posted by Seu Yapa on December 9, 2013 at 5:31pm
Hello Everyone!!! greetings to all the members of telecentre.org! This is Cleopa Otieno, your resource person for telecentre.org’s Flavor of the Month of November – Telecentres and Digital Literacy.Telecentres serve communities in various ways…Continue
Started by Seu Yapa in Flavor of the Month Nov 12.