Telecentre.org representatives at the Telecentre-Europe Summit 2010 were invited by the local partner to visit a telecottage at the outskirts of Budapest a day after the Summit. Dr. Basheerhamad Shadrach (Executive Director, Telecentre.org Foundation), Dr Melinda Bandalaria (Dean and Associate Professor, Faculty of Information and Communication Studies, University of the Philippines Open University, Philippines), Eng. Hoda Dahrough (Deputy… Continue
Added by Anthony David on October 20, 2010 at 10:41am —
Telecentre-Europe Summit 2010 was held last week in Budapest, Hungary bringing together almost 100 delegates from the European countries and few representatives outside Europe. The event was supported by Telecentre.org Foundation and marks the continuous support of Telecentre.org for regional networks.
Microsoft had a session on 12th October, a day before the session on using some very useful tools that Microsoft could offer online to… Continue
Added by Anthony David on October 20, 2010 at 9:44am —
The 6th Knowledge Exchange Conference (KEC), an annual affair that gathers Community eCenters (CeCs) throughout the Philippines, is all set to take place on November 24-25 at the Cebu Parklane International Hotel in Cebu City. This year's theme, Innovate for Strength and Sustainability, is a nod to the need to find creative ways to address the challenges that CeCs will have to face to remain viable and relevant to their… Continue
Added by Jasmine Mohammadsali on October 19, 2010 at 4:23pm —
(CICT Chair Ivan Uy (right) and ICTA, COO Mr. Reshan Dewapura (left) during the FutureGov 2010 with their awards)
Photo Credit: future Gov 2010
Nenasala & PhilCeCNet Shines at FutureGov Awards 2010
Being recognized for the excellence in programmes that use technology to bridge the digital divide, both Information & Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka’s Nenasala (telecentre) initiative (ICTA)… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on October 19, 2010 at 2:00pm —
Woman, Stand Up And Be Proud!
Yes, I am most certainly proud to be a member of the fairer gender!
And here's another good news that will make women from all over the world proud, too: Telecentre.org Foundation celebrates the our power with Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign in 2011.
Women, when equipped with the right skills set and knowledge, are strong and solid forces toward growth and development. By helping them acquire digital literacy… Continue
Added by Ma Teresa L Pacis on October 19, 2010 at 12:04pm —
The single biggest challenge facing telecentres is sustainability. Sustainability as articulated by Gro Harlem Brundtland (1987), WCED, is: “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”.
With so much appeal that telecentres court, at the moment, in the eyes of our development partners in Africa, they will definitely attract a lot support. The questions we must ask ourselves are:
1. For how… Continue
Added by Kiringai Kamau on October 18, 2010 at 3:01pm —
This topic will be the addressed in a conference organized by IATP Moldova and Telecentre.org Foundation in Chisinau, Moldova from 18 to 19 October 2010.
Organizations such as Frontline SMS, PH International, Global Libraries' Bibliomist and Biblionet will share their best practices and discuss innovative uses of technology for sustainability. Sessions will be devoted to devising outreach strategies and innovative program activities, and ways to document and share the knowledge and… Continue
Added by Buenafe Abdon on October 18, 2010 at 8:32am —
sudan sunta 3GDCO.pdf
Telecentre.org is a community of people and organizations working together to improve the social and economic impact of grassroots Telecentres. It is a strong public private partnership (PPP) for community development. Telecentre.org is a worldwide network of people and organizations committed to increasing… Continue
Added by AHMED SUDAN on October 17, 2010 at 9:30pm —
Ecosystems are indispensible for the survival of humans. if the biological diversity in our world is disappearing at this pace, we will soon eliminate the basis of our future existence and also the future economy. Hence it's essaintial that all stakeholders join hands and pool resources and efforts to protect global environment.
Economy and ecology are interdependent in each other hence a constant loss of biological diversity is major concern of business as it… Continue
Added by Niranjan Meegammana on October 15, 2010 at 11:00pm —
Better use of mobile phones can help countries like Bangladesh to fight against poverty and empower poor men and women, according to a major report launched globally, reports The Daily Star. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) in its report titled "Information Economy Report 2010: ICTs, Enterprises and Poverty Alleviation" has recognised… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on October 15, 2010 at 3:07pm —
Written by Dean Mulozi
AgKnowledge Africa’ Share Fair in East Africa set to increase Agricultural and Rural Development knowledge platforms among southern African Telecentres The… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on October 15, 2010 at 1:00pm —
A London-based charity has established a solar-powered cyber café in rural Zambia.It is part of the organisation’s efforts to increase information technology access in rural areas of developing countries.
The cyber café would provide the Internet access to schoolchildren as well as other members of the local community, with a person on the door collecting small amounts of money to help… Continue
Added by Francis Mwathi on October 14, 2010 at 5:03pm —
Added by AHMED SUDAN on October 13, 2010 at 10:30pm —
ALLIANCE FOR REFUGEES IN SOUTH AFRICA
This is a South African non-profit organization that caters to the interests and needs of vulnerable communities, (refugees and Locals) in the Western Cape and South Africa at large. by offering free skills training to all.
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
AFRISA INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL FREE TRAINING
Reg No. 2008/04399/23 Reg No. 047/115npo.
PROJECT . 1 SKILLS DEVELOPEMENT…
Added by joseph birikomawo on October 12, 2010 at 6:00pm —
Information and Communication for Development
CTA is exploring the launch of activities in relation to rural telecentres in the Caribbean. An initial activity, the contest “Telecentres, bridges to rural development in the Caribbean” will be launched; its aim is to identify and promote best telecentre services and… Continue
Added by RCC on October 11, 2010 at 12:37pm —
My friend Ravi sent me a post on the achievements of the telecentre movement in learning and agribusiness in Egypt. It was interesting reading. We indeed do have many unsung successes in Africa. But every opportunity is grabbed by our country strategists who choose to visit "success cases in ICT" out there, and they will troop to Asia and wherever there is reason to take longer out there! The motivation is known to you and to me in equal measure.
Since telecentre initiatives have to… Continue
Added by Kiringai Kamau on October 11, 2010 at 10:30am —
GKP Secretariat settled in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and then managed by the offices of the Omar Dengo Foundation, a long-standing GKP member with headquarters in San José, Costa Rica, As from May 2010, a new, affordable; Secretariat became operational as CSDMS of India undertook this responsibility, with Dr. Ravi Gupta as Executive Director. A new formal registration of GKP as an International Foundation is under initiation, and will be completed… Continue
Added by AHMED SUDAN on October 10, 2010 at 1:44pm —
GKP progress phase 1 phase 2.doc
GKP 3 PHOTOS 9th to 13th December 2007
Global Knowledge Partnership (GKP) is the world's first multi-stakeholder network promoting innovation and… Continue
Added by AHMED SUDAN on October 10, 2010 at 1:30pm —
Delighted to be part of telecentre and look forward to a mutually enriching sharing of experiences and knowledge so gained.
Added by H.R.Prakash on October 7, 2010 at 8:05am —
United Nations Research Institute for Social Development 'Combating Poverty and Inequality' Report, September 2010
UNRISD's Flagship Report Combating Poverty and Inequality launched in Geneva in September argues that this is because many current approaches to reducing poverty and inequality fail to consider key institutional, policy and political dimensions that may be both causes of poverty and inequality, and obstacles to their reduction. For countries that have been… Continue
Added by Niranjan Meegammana on October 6, 2010 at 2:00pm —