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Sustainability of Telecentres
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Niranjan Meegammana Jan 15, 2009.

The Role of a Telecom Operator in Poverty Alleviation (-in Sri Lanka)
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"Hi,Would you like to tell us What ICT4D topics are you most interested in? Join the forum: Flavor of the month Thank u in advance!!! "
Jan 29
Seu Yapa commented on Sameera Wijerathna's blog post Telecentre 3.0 - Dialog 5 Star Partners in Sri Lanka
"Hi Sameera, thank you for sharing the news. Hope the Sri Lankan rural community will find this new initiative helpful and it will assist all for best use of mobile technology, and ultimately resulting in bridging the digital literacy gap and the…"
Aug 8, 2012
Sameera Wijerathna posted a blog post

Telecentre 3.0 - Dialog 5 Star Partners in Sri Lanka

Dialog Axiata’s “5 Star Partner” programme extends the company’s reach to customers in rural areas by way of “Infomediaries” – Information Intermediaries. This exclusive corps of highly trained and carefully selected independent rural entrepreneurs enables Dialog to improve customers’ lives by…See More
Aug 8, 2012
Sameera Wijerathna posted a blog post

Another Great Opportunity to join Dialog's ICT for Development Team (Sri Lanka)

Hi AllPlease share this with people you know who would be interested to join.We are looking for creative, talented and pro-active individual who is genuinely interested in Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) field.Position: full-time/contractArea of work: e-DevelopmentEducation: Diploma holder/Undergraduate in ICT, e-commerce, development studies, business development, management, marketing, or any such relevant field.Experience: previous experience in ICT based…See More
Nov 26, 2011
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Another Great Opportunity to join Dialog's ICT for Development Team (Sri Lanka)

Hi AllPlease share this with people you know who would be interested to join.We are looking for creative, talented and pro-active individual who is genuinely interested in Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) field.Position: full-time/contractArea of work: e-DevelopmentEducation: Diploma holder/Undergraduate in ICT, e-commerce, development studies, business development, management, marketing, or any such relevant field.Experience: previous experience in ICT based…See More
Nov 25, 2011
Sameera Wijerathna posted a blog post

Indian Aakash Tablet PC vs OLPC

Early this month India launched touch-screen tablet PC, which is known as “Aakash”. That is priced at just $35 compared to its counterpart OLPC which was originally priced at $100 and then increased to $180 - $200 later. The Aakash has been developed by UK-based company DataWind and Indian Institute of…See More
Oct 24, 2011
Sameera Wijerathna replied to Seu Yapa's discussion Flavor of the month of OCTOBER- Telecentres for Emergency/Disaster Coordination
". Hi Can Telecenters become Disaster Early Warning Centers? http://ict4d-in-srilanka.blogspot.com/2009/05/can-telecenters-become-disaster-early.html -Sameera ."
Oct 10, 2011
Sameera Wijerathna replied to Seu Yapa's discussion Flavor of the month of OCTOBER- Telecentres for Emergency/Disaster Coordination
". Hi Can Telecenters become Disaster Early Warning Centers? http://ict4d-in-srilanka.blogspot.com/2009/05/can-telecenters-become-disaster-early.html -Sameera ."
Oct 10, 2011

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Currently following my Masters Degree on Development Studies at University of Colombo Sri Lanka. I completed my first Degree on Information Technology (IT) at University of Colombo School of Computing, Colombo, Sri Lanka and decided to do my Masters Degree on Development Studies due to my passion on Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D).

Currently working at Dialog Telekom in Sri Lankan and driving key ICT4D initiatives.
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http://www.dialog.lk/
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Telecentre 3.0 - Dialog 5 Star Partners in Sri Lanka

Dialog Axiata’s “5 Star Partner” programme extends the company’s reach to customers in rural areas by way of “Infomediaries” – Information Intermediaries. This exclusive corps of highly trained and carefully selected independent rural entrepreneurs enables Dialog to improve…

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Posted on August 8, 2012 at 1:58am — 1 Comment

Another Great Opportunity to join Dialog's ICT for Development Team (Sri Lanka)

Hi All

Please share this with people you know who would be interested to join.

We are looking for creative, talented and pro-active individual who is genuinely interested in Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) field.

Position: full-time/contract

Area of work: e-Development

Education: Diploma holder/Undergraduate in ICT, e-commerce, development studies, business development, management, marketing, or any such relevant…

Continue

Posted on November 25, 2011 at 9:18pm

Indian Aakash Tablet PC vs OLPC





Early this month India launched touch-screen tablet PC, which is known as “Aakash”. That is priced at just $35 compared to its counterpart OLPC which was originally priced at $100 and then increased to $180 - $200 later. The Aakash has been developed by UK-based company DataWind and…

Continue

Posted on October 23, 2011 at 4:03pm

ICT4D – D for Dog

Even though it sounds funny, the negligence of the primary stakeholders or the beneficiaries has been a key factor for the failures of the Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) Projects.

Giving wrong tool for the right people as well as right tool for wrong people…

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Posted on March 11, 2011 at 11:46am

New Businesses for the Sustainability of Telecentres



“My farther read the news paper online, now he does not want to buy the papers” – some anecdotes tries to prove that Telecentres are fully integrated with rural societies and they depend on the Telecentres for various services.



In fact, if a person in rural Sri Lanka tries to read a news paper on line, he has to pay at least $ 0.5 whereas he can buy the new paper for around $ 0.25. It may be worth for a busy executive to read the… Continue

Posted on September 30, 2010 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

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At 3:53am on January 29, 2014, Seu Yapa said…

Hi,
Would you like to tell us What ICT4D topics are you most interested in? Join the forum: Flavor of the month

Thank u in advance!!!

At 4:58pm on January 18, 2010, RCC said…
Dear Sameera,
Hope you have received my message.
Best regards
At 1:58pm on October 15, 2009, Seu Yapa said…
Dear Sameera,
Greetings fro telecentre.org!!!!!
Hope you have received the message that I sent to u.
Best :)))
Seuwandi
At 11:44am on July 17, 2009, Nilupul Dananjaya said…
hi
At 1:21pm on June 16, 2009, Mohammad Khairul Alam said…

At 2:25pm on May 20, 2009, gunadasa rathnayaka said…
my dear Sammra;
yes I agree with you all;but I would like to add some more our theme is to connct the village with the globel knowledge.we can receive the most recent news.my opinion is to use ICT for the development of the village and villagers by doing that all the villagers will be able to get the maximum use of the telecentre
thank
with kind regards
Gunadasa rathnayaka
At 12:37am on May 16, 2009, ruwan peiris said…
hi..... nice to meet you.... we will be able to share our idea in the future.....

thank you.
At 10:33pm on May 14, 2009, Lisa Simpkins said…
Hi Sameera,
It is nice meeting you and I look forward to networking with you.Do stay in touch and have a great day.
Lisa
At 9:57am on May 14, 2009, Alexander G. Flor said…
Nice to see you too, Sameera. I've arranged for your guest user name and password for the eExtension course site in myportal.upou.net. Please expect it from Dr. Bandalaria soon.
At 11:50am on January 8, 2009, Wangchuk Chungyalpa said…
Hi Sameera,

Let us network...

Cheers !
 
 
 

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