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November 2006 Blog Posts (7)

African Telecentre Leaders share and learn together

Porto Novo, Benin - 27 November 2006 – Under the blue sky of Benin, Centre Songhai welcomes the African telecentre movement for the Telecentre Leaders’ Forum to take place from November 28 to December 2, 2006. In Africa, as elsewhere, telecentres, community multimedia centres and other public access computing initiatives bring the benefits of the information society to isolated villages and underserved communities. The Africa Telecentre Leaders’ Forum offers a space to discuss common problems,… Continue

Added by Silvia Caicedo on November 28, 2006 at 11:30am — No Comments

Yara Obiedo is another example for the series of successes which never end.

Yara Obiedo is another example for the series of successes which never end. That 10 years old girl Yara is our next story . She first came shy and hesitant, the world was nothing to her but mere complete darkness Her parents had that gloomy and appealing look in their eyes. We lavished on her our love and compassion. .. We offered her unlimited backing. She was the center of our direct attention. She was trained on using the computer .She became able to use the computer in a relatively short… Continue

Added by Nabil Eid on November 22, 2006 at 4:30pm — No Comments

From Tears to Laughs

Our next special story is about the two brothers Tamer & Laith from Tears to Laughs "Tamer and Laith " The Living Tragedy Tamer and Laith are well – known brothers to the same family in Salamieh, Syria . Their birth and life had much agony and pain to their parents . They were born in succession totally blind. Their earliest case was a thunder bolt to fall upon their father's head .He was shocked and was on bring of an impending doom . Those two… Continue

Added by Nabil Eid on November 15, 2006 at 4:30pm — No Comments

A young musician in a local musical band

Our next story is about Rami al Jundi Rami al Jundi A young musician in a local musical band. At the beginning, it is well here to quote what "Edler " Says about disabilities: " inferiority complex drives an individual to work under this feeling to increase his/he ability for production and work". This is the case with Rami: Rami is a young man about 20 years handsome and cute. He is Blind. He had been having a terrible time with his family in Damascus . He had a gloomy out look to life ,He… Continue

Added by Nabil Eid on November 14, 2006 at 4:30pm — No Comments

ICT Success Stories in Development Blind and Visually Impaired

Ali Al Haj a new recruit in our center,

He is 18 years old, He is the in the prime spring of his life.

He came here accompanied with his broken heart parents. He meant every thing to his distressed family. Those parents paid visits our center which opened new visions and real hope for them .

Ali liked the touch on the computer keys.He showed great attachment to every part of the computer .He laughed and cried like a… Continue

Added by Nabil Eid on November 13, 2006 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Consultation on Mission 2007 Web Architecture: A fun time and a learning experience at MSSRF

Consultation on Mission 2007 Web Architecture: A fun time and a learning experience at MSSRF

4th-9th November, 2006: It was Saturday, usually a weekend in India but our Mission 2007 colleagues were working in the office. It was also part of their team meeting for which they all gathered in Chennai. I was there for two purposes. One is to provide support in developing their online eco-system and second, is to feed inputs to my research interest where I'd like to see what web tools and… Continue

Added by Partha Sarker on November 9, 2006 at 6:00am — No Comments

Salamieh Telecentre in Syria

Telecentre in Salamieh - Syria have been in the forefront of outreach to communities to enable people to embrace the potential of the knowledge society. Salamieh Telecentres have also been used as an approach for public outreach leading to transforming e-readiness to poverty eradiation within the social vision. In this scoping we will focus about ICT for development in Salamieh and portal community.

1- Telecntre Salamieh include access to fax,… Continue

Added by Nabil Eid on November 7, 2006 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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