Bhutan is known for the beauty of its landscapes. Yet, majority of Bhutan's population live in remote areas with extreme poverty, poor infrastructure, and few educational or economic opportunities. Seventy-nine percent of its population are still surviving solely on agricultural production. Most of the Bhutan rural… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on July 31, 2014 at 1:30am —
Deadline: 25 August 2014
Digital Empowerment Foundation is seeking nominations from all eligible applicants for Social Media for Empowerment Award 2014. The mission of this programme is to foster the momentum of Social Media for social empowerment while in a cross-border learning, experience sharing relationships by creating a regional… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on July 31, 2014 at 12:39am —
I share with you an interview with Luisa Maria Miralles Serrano, coordinator and manager of Punts Omnia (telecentres), done to create awareness of the daily life… Continue
Added by Laia Fauró Gual on July 30, 2014 at 6:00pm —
The Philippine Community eCenter Network (PhilCeCNet), in collaboration with the Information and Communication Technology Office (ICTO), staged the 9th Knowledge Exchange Conference on Community eCenters last July 22-24 in Manila, Philippines.
This year’s… Continue
Added by Cuchie Echeverria on July 30, 2014 at 5:00pm —
ICTwork recently held a Twitter Chat on 'Best ICTs to Use in Disaster Management'. From this Twitter chat, ICT Works was able to capture dynamic conversations from all over the world – including the Philippines, Iceland, and the UK. The conversation drew in almost 500 responses from 80 contributors – and it is expected that the impact reached over 1.4 million. Following are the… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on July 26, 2014 at 2:19am —
In the ICT4D world we all talk often about working with the private sector, collaboration and partnership with technology companies. The truth is that beside the willingness to work together, we need to understand that collaboration and partnerships needs to be build on a common language and common visions.
For a media development organization,…
Added by Seu Yapa on July 26, 2014 at 1:30am —
What is “Coworking”? Continue
Have you ever come across the term “Coworking”? The concept is simple: “professionals from different working areas, independent workers, nomad workers and entrepreneurs find themselves in the same physical space to work on their own projects. They don’t only seek to break with their isolation and to find an alternative…
Added by Seu Yapa on July 25, 2014 at 2:26am —
Results of the Google Basics Telecentre Challenge are finally out. Congratulations to Linda Balbuena of Malvar Community eCenter in the Philippines… Continue
Added by telecentre.org on July 24, 2014 at 2:00pm —
Among the marginalized groups in society globally, persons with physical disabilities are often seriously disadvantaged. In particular, life-long disabilities which interfere with a person’s capability to participate in society deserve special attention and support. Continue
As an example of this issue,…
Added by Nabil Eid on July 22, 2014 at 12:26am —
As part of monthly campaigns, we will organize webinars, meetings and training for telecenter managers; we will offer workshops to develop proposals in telecenters and we will recommend different tools. We want to have a common axis and work… Continue
Added by Anna Sánchez Ribas on July 21, 2014 at 7:30pm —
FROM VIRTUAL TO REAL…
The “BELOVED NUEVA VIZCAYA!!!” Facebook group that was created by the manager of the Nueva Vizcaya Community eCenter (NVCeC) in northern Philippines has now grown to become the biggest interactive social networking group of Nueva Vizcaya-loving people from within and outside this Philippine province.
In response to the clamor among its members, nine (9)… Continue
Added by Jimmy L. Calata on July 21, 2014 at 7:30pm —
Lisbon takes over Brussels, Berlin, Paris and Barcelona and organizes the fifth edition of the Coworking Europe Conference. Around 350 participants will meet from 24th to 26th of November at Cinema Sao Jorge, Lisbon, to… Continue
Added by Laia Fauró Gual on July 21, 2014 at 6:00pm —
In Tunis this month, the Arab Regional Agenda for Improving Education Quality (ARAIEQ) held its second annual meetings of representatives from institutions from across the region. The idea for this network is simple enough: Arab countries face a now well-recognized challenge—the need to improve the… Continue
Added by Nabil Eid on July 21, 2014 at 4:40pm —
Mina Community eCenter, equipped with 42 units of computers, has become the center for computer literacy training in a 5th income-class municipality in the Province of Iloilo, Philippines with a population of 18,000 people with majority of them living below poverty level.
Added by DORY P. EMELO on July 21, 2014 at 1:30pm —
UN Women, the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, today announced the appointment of British Actress, Emma Watson, as Goodwill Ambassador.
Best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the ‘Harry Potter’ film series, the accomplished… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on July 21, 2014 at 1:24am —
GlobalGiving has helped 10,309 projects, non-profits and social entrepreneurs grow their community of donors and volunteers to raise a total of $116,629,916.
GlobalGiving work with non-profit organizations registered anywhere in the world to upgrade their fundraising strategy.… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on July 21, 2014 at 12:54am —
Wilayat Al Amerat in governorate of Muscat, Oman, aptly named, everything in it beautiful, green oases, valleys and mountains, fertile plains, rooted in past and entrenched in the present and future. Continue
Old name knows as "Al Fateh" because it opens the villages of the valley "about fifty-seven…
Added by Nabil Eid on July 20, 2014 at 3:56pm —
Ms. Kanlaya Karwsom is a single parent with three children and is a home worker from the Lee District, Lamphun, in the northern mountainous area near Chiang Mai, Thailand. Abandoned by her husband, Kanlaya engaged in farming activities. But soon she realized she could not earn enough to… Continue
Added by telecentre.org on July 18, 2014 at 2:30pm —
Added by Seu Yapa on July 17, 2014 at 2:34pm —
If you are used to a reliable internet connection and uninterrupted power supply, you might not appreciate BRCK – a battery-powered modem that will connect you to the internet irrespective of your location. But for the 75 percent in Africa, internet connection is non-existent and erratic at best.
A solution to provide internet to off-grid areas has been hampered by an… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on July 17, 2014 at 2:31pm —