As manager of four telecentres in our small municipality, I thought long and hard about…Continue
Posted on May 9, 2013 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments
Our Community eCenter (CeC) is a two year old telecentre based in Malvar, Batangas, Philippines. In September of 2012, it was declared winner of a contest organized by Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to support their joint Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign. As such, CeC Malvar was awarded with 15,000 Swiss Francs worth of ICT equipment by the ITU.
This contest was opened to all telecentres conducting digital literacy…Continue
Posted on March 13, 2013 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments
I am Linda N. Balbuena, CeC Manager of CeC Malvar, (Telecentres in the Philippines are called Community eCenters or CeCs)located in the 2nd class Municipality of Malvar in the Province of Batangas, Philippines.
Let me share with you my story.
CeCs are new structures in Local Government Units (LGU) like ours. It is a “self-sustaining shared facility providing affordable access to ICT-enabled services and relevant content. It serves as a conduit for efficient…Continue
Posted on February 17, 2013 at 11:30pm — 31 Comments
When faced with a steam-rolling technology, you either become part of the technology or part of the road! – Nigel Willetts
As we progress in the 21st century, it’s becoming more and more important and necessary to engage in digital…Continue
Posted on February 17, 2013 at 10:30pm