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February 2013 Blog Posts (111)

Telecentre-Europe Newsletter February 2013

In this issue:

News from Telecentre-Europe (TE):

GOW2013 Launch Event to be held in Brussels – Press Release GOW Alliance – Last call to participate in the MIREIA survey – TE's General Assembly held in Paris - TE's Associate members…


Added by Lize De Clercq on February 28, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

GTA 2013 Best Telecentre Innovation : Shilpa Sayura ~ Local Language e Learning Telecentres Initiative

Innovation is finding new dimensions for development. Development begins with educating people. Shilpa Sayura (Sea of Knowledge) created a new meaning for Nenasala Telecentres in Sri Lanka by finding a new way to address disparity in equal  access…


Added by Niranjan Meegammana on February 28, 2013 at 10:30pm — 7 Comments

Linking Peoples of Banaybanay to the Global Community: The CeC Experience



The presence of Farmer’s Information & Technology Services (FITS) Center of the Local Government Unit (LGU) of…


Added by ESTER M. SOLAMO on February 28, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Manager - Nenasala Hingurukaduwa and Lak Aruna Rural I.T Center ( Telecentre Manager )

Name: Srimal Janaka

Age: 44 years

Position at Telecentre: Telecentre Director

Years in Service 11 years

City: Moneragala

Country: Sri Lanka

Telecentre/Employer Information

Name of Telecentre: Lak Aruna IT Centre and Hingurukaduwa Nenasala

Country: Sri Lanka

Region: Asia-Pacific

Name of Nominating Individual/Entity: ICT Agency of Sri Lanka


Janaka completed his schooling at Ananda College, Colombo and he had this…


Added by Janaka Srimal on February 28, 2013 at 7:22pm — 2 Comments

United forces to achieve more

Recent February initiative Safer Internet Day 2013 gave us a momentum once again to deliberate about our and our children safe behaviour on the Internet. It is not only about the viruses…


Added by Karolina Jasvinaite on February 28, 2013 at 7:14pm — No Comments

Global Telecentre Awards entry submission extended till March 8!

You read it right – we’re extending the deadline for submission of entries to the Global Telecentre Awards until March 8!

To date, we have already received over a hundred entries from different parts of the world, but because of numerous requests for an extension, we will be accepting entries until 11:59pm…


Added by on February 28, 2013 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

Mr. Eugene Ramos, our "all – in – one" CeC Manager

An “all-in-one” feature is not only for printers and other equipments but also for motivated and dedicated center managers, like Mr. Eugene Ramos, the CeC Manager of the Municipal Government of Tanauan in the Leyte Province, Philippines.

He was the only staff the CeC had when it started back in 2005.…


Added by Claire Peque Fernandez on February 28, 2013 at 2:44pm — No Comments

“GTA 2013” “Telecentre Network” NICT Indore (Madhya Pradesh), INDIA Nagrik Suvidha Kendra Common Service Center Telecentre Network

"A Network creating last mile socio impact through empowerment and employment using techno-socio – economic phenomenon called ICT"

Leadership and Management -

ICT is acting as a Catalyser for socio-economic change especially at grass root level. This techno-socio-economic phenomenon called ICT provides empowerment and employment by virtue of flow of information which brings awareness and awareness needs to development of…


Added by Mukesh Hajela on February 28, 2013 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Category: Telecentre Innovation: The e-Clinic services : Bringing health to the Doorsteps

A nation’s economic and social development depends on the state of health of its citizens. Although health is recognized constitutionally as a basic human sight, it is often not possible for a development country like Bangladesh to provide health facilities for its citizens due to various constraints. It…


Added by Shahid Uddin Akbar on February 28, 2013 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Category : Telecentre Initiative: e-Krishok: Reaping the Benefits of ICT

The e-Krishok initiative has been developed with the aim of bridging the digital divide/disparity, where the farmers remain as the demographic group who are pretty much unscathed or unaffected by the technological revolution in our country. With this aim set in position, BIID geared up to bring the benefits of ICT…


Added by Shahid Uddin Akbar on February 28, 2013 at 1:57pm — 1 Comment

Category - Telecenters Network:Batighar : Guiding People to Development

The Bangladesh Institute of ICT In Development (BIID) has long experience of working with telecentres with different networks across Bangladesh and operates in a very dynamic and rapidly evolving market. In its guest for facilitating provision of convenient, reliable and affordable access to ICT and its application to people at the bottom of the pyramid, it developed the ‘ Batighar’-a network of telecentres for information and outreach.

Batighar, the name derived from the English word…


Added by Shahid Uddin Akbar on February 28, 2013 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Mission to Excel

Glenanore Knowledge Centre (Glenanore Nenasala) is situated in Glenanore Estate, Haputale.

Haputale, located in central Sri lanka, is 193km from Colombo, the capital of Srilanka.

It is a beautiful place surrounded by hills, tea plantations, waterfalls and tea…


Added by Glenanore Nenasala on February 28, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Category: Telecentre Manager: Mr. Md. Taslim Biswas: The Community Growth Manager

Man, machine and management – these 3Ms are the major components for the success of any enterprise. When three of these function properly, an organization can achieve its desired goal. However, it is the human factor which is the soul that brings life to the organization. And this is where our Md.…


Added by Shahid Uddin Akbar on February 28, 2013 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Category Telecentre: The Baira Batighar- The Lighthouse of Information

As the saying goes “knowledge is power”. This power can be gained through access to convenient, reliable and affordable information. But then again, Bangladesh being a third world country, there is great inequality of knowledge or, more exactly, information, as much as there great inequality of wealth. Thus, with the aim of facilitating the provision of ICT enabled knowledge platform which is applicable for the people at the bottom of the pyramid, the ‘Batighar’ was established at the Baira…


Added by Shahid Uddin Akbar on February 28, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

""Experiences With Telecentre "" " Telecentre Manager""


”Nenasala ICTC Haldummulla”” Sri Lanka

Thank you very much for Telecentre .org Foundation and SPARK (the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres) are launching of the first ever Global Telecentre Awards. And motivating world telecentre community.The Nenasala Telecentre was located in Uva province, Baddulla District, Haldummulla District secretariat area, Rural Village in Haldummulla More Than 200 Kilo meters From Colombo .The Name of Telecentre Is “”Nenasala ICTC…


Added by Muralikrishna on February 28, 2013 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Hurikaduwa Nenasala: Telecentre that Empowers Rural Community in Sri Lanka

Hurikaduwa Nenasala, located in Menikhinna is one of the successful Nenasalas (telecentres) implemented by the ICT Agency of Sri Lanka under the E-Sri Lanka initiative. Hurikaduwa was one of the rural and disconnected villages in Kandy district before the implementation of Nenasala in the area.

Hurikaduwa Nenasala…


Added by Mangalika Kumari Wijesundara on February 28, 2013 at 1:27am — 2 Comments

Serving my community...

My name is Mangalika Kumari Wijesundara, age 26 and I am a resident of Menikhinna village; a rural village located in Kandy district Sri Lanka. I have successfully completed my advanced level studies from the St. Anthony’s Girls College, Kandy and followed diplomas and certificate courses in diverse fields such as…


Added by Mangalika Kumari Wijesundara on February 28, 2013 at 12:56am — 2 Comments

Fostering an Information Based Community Using ICTs for Development – The Case of Kubere Information Center - Apac

In many districts of Northern Uganda, ICTs are still limited due to high costs, illiteracy, poor internet connection, limited skills and low ICT-based agricultural and rural development services to enhance rural farmers’ knowledge to use technologies. To bridge the disparity, Women of Uganda Network launched a baseline survey in Apac in 2005 and the findings indicated that there was limited ICTs awareness among the Apac communities despite of ICTs contribution towards agricultural and rural…


Added by Gilbert Egwel on February 27, 2013 at 11:53pm — 1 Comment

Addressing the Job Requirements of the Sri Lankan youths through digital medias .

Sri Lanka Job Bank

Is an online job bank initiated by NENASALA (Telecentre) Sewanagala operated in all over Sri Lanka which is aimed to connect rural job seekers and the organizations in urban areas through the digital media .This project is operated with an eye to serving the remote youths in finding their livelihood free of charge using their native language. Under this project rural youths can find their job opportunities…


Added by Udugama Mahagamage Bimal Prasad on February 27, 2013 at 10:30pm — 4 Comments

Data managers/developers to use spatial data for disaster risk management

Port of Spain, Trinidad (TDN) -- More than 40 Caribbean data managers, IT specialists and software developers concluded this weekend at the St. Augustine campus of the University of West Indies a one week long gathering where they learned how to manage, share, and increase the use of spatial data to reduce disaster risk in the Caribbean.

Participants were…


Added by Vida Gabe on February 27, 2013 at 9:43pm — No Comments

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