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December 2007 Blog Posts (8)

Telecentre on Wheels

Telecentre on Wheels (TOW) is the name of a six-month pilot project for remote villages in West Bengal, India. It was recently launched by the Change Initiatives, a rural Indian NGO, with support from UNESCO and the West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency (WBREDA).Telecentre on Wheels

When Change Initiatives, first tried to bring information and communication technology to villages of West Bengal, India they faced one major problem. There was no electricity. The solution came… Continue

Added by Vignesh Sornamohan on December 28, 2007 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Vision: Stronger Telecentres TLF Kuala Lumpur

Vision: Stronger Telecentres

• Enhanced interaction and exchange of experiences between Telecentres the participation.

• To promote the exchange of experiences between staff in the field of information technology.

• Communications amongst countries of basic steps to be worked for the promotion and development.

• Promotion of a common unified communication channel interactive exchange through which members of the… Continue

Added by Nabil Eid on December 25, 2007 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Electronic outreach: A practical list of places to spread the word about your good work

So you've posted your stories to the website. How else can you get the word out about your good work? Here are a few places I've found in my travels. Please add your comments below so I can keep this list up to date.


Post to's events calendar.


Telecentre… Continue

Added by Christine Prefontaine on December 21, 2007 at 1:00am — No Comments

Shilpa Sayura, Sri Lanka won Stockholm Challenge GKP Award 2007

Shilpa Sayura the i4D winner cretead another historic win in Sri Lanka ICT history winning the Stockholm Challenge GKP Award in the educational sector.

The jury comment for Shilpa Sayura Award was "Empowerment through collaboration. The use of older computers is a great plus. ... a great example for other minority language groups.”

The winners were selected amongst nine finalists out of 119 entries by the jury as the best examples of the role of… Continue

Added by Niranjan Meegammana on December 20, 2007 at 7:00pm — No Comments

AfrikLinks and Launch French Edition of the Telecentre Times

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — AfrikLinks and will launch L'Heure des Télécentres, the French edition of the Telecentre Times newspaper, on Wednesday, December 12, 2007, at 11:00AM in the Village, within the Global Knowledge Partnership's GK3 event in Kuala Lumpur.

L'Heure des Télécentres, which will be… Continue

Added by on December 11, 2007 at 10:30pm — No Comments

CSDMS and Launch the Telecentre Magazine

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The Telecentre Magazine will be launched on Wednesday, December 12, 2007, at 10:30AM at the Village, within the Global Knowledge Partnership's GK3 event in Kuala Lumpur.

The magazine, which will be produced quarterly by the Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies (CSDMS), in partnership with… Continue

Added by on December 10, 2007 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Sri Lanka rural e-learning project seeks corporate support

Dec 04, 2007 (LBO) – A Sri Lankan e-learning initiative for rural students is seeking corporate sector support to expand and cover 400 computer centers around the island, its designers said.

The Shilpa Sayura project initiated by eFusion, a local software company, is a learning tool for rural students who do not have the necessary number of teachers and lack resources to continue studies.

"We have got five million rupees from the government as a grant and the pilot… Continue

Added by Niranjan Meegammana on December 6, 2007 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Shilpa Sayura introduce culture to Bridge ICT

How will you bring different segments of communities in a multi stake holder environment to have a dialog of bridging the gap of rural and urban communities?

How will you make top intellectuals admire village communities?

How would you get village folk to proudly present them self to top people in the city, and ask their help to grow,

Shilpa Sayura successfully researched this idea and came up with a solution, to use… Continue

Added by Niranjan Meegammana on December 6, 2007 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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