The telecentre project in Malaysia was initiated with the objective to bridge the digital divide, as well as to upgrade the community ICT literacy level of the country. Malaysian Economics Planning Unit defines a "Telecentre" as a knowledge hub to provide ICT resources for public access in order to improve the…Continue
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By empowering social entrepreneurs throughout South Africa, Siyafunda Community Technology Centre, a non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to using technology to develop and engage communities, has transformed government-run telecenters into hubs of economic vitality. A tea lady/server has become an…Continue
Added by Djamila K. MATHU on April 30, 2014 at 11:12pm — No Comments
Mera Bhagwal is a small village,located few kilometers away from the Capital of Islamabad, Pakistan. Despite its geographical advantage of locating close to the capital city, it did not help in providing broadband and other telecom services in this small village.
Mera Bhagwal is home to a population of 5,000 inhabitants whose primary source of income…Continue
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The International Labor Organization (ILO) has published a book on Rwanda Telecentre Network (RTN) and Nyamata Telecentre entitled “Learning from Catalysts of Rural Transformation”. In addition to the Rwandan success story, the 247-page book includes 7…Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on March 10, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments
The capacity and operations of regional telecentre networks to provide services to its members depends on resources and goodwill of international partners such as Telecentre.org Foundation. The plight of telecentre networks in Africa particularly East and Southern African countries leaves much to be desired. The worst scenario is also community levels where telecentres lack training, connectivity, power, etc. The capacities of telecentre networks are not sufficient to facilitate…Continue
In a bid to enable the rural communities actively participate in the ICT transition in Rwanda, women in rural areas have been offered digital opportunities to improve their…Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on February 25, 2014 at 12:39pm — No Comments
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are nowadays the origin of major innovations in all sectors of our society. Whether in the management of a company, in sending and receiving messages, in transmitting documents to the other side of the world, in online education, or even…Continue
Added by Djamila K. MATHU on January 17, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments
The ‘Connect a School, Connect a Community’ project will benefit over 8500 students from remote areas with low connectivity and digital literacy.
The project aims to…Continue
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The second phase of the Telecentre Women campaign was launched on 10th October 2013 in Burera District at Burera Community Telecentre (known as BDC) and ended in November 2013. This phase…Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on December 12, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
1- Links photo and topics
a- GDCO Sudan is well known in all the search engines and here how we look in Google search engine as example
b- GDCO websites which had been several times …
Added by AHMED SUDAN on November 30, 2013 at 5:21am — No Comments
On 20th November 2013, the formal inauguration of the community telecentre of Carrefour-feuilles took place in the Southern Haiti. The ceremony was honored by a representative of European Union, telecentre users, Medialternatif group and other project partners.
This space for exchange of ideas and solidarity where Information and Communication Technology (ICT) give voice to the…Continue
Since July 2013, Rwanda telecentre Network (RTN), Southern Africa Telecentre Network (SATNET) and KenTel are implementing digital literacy program tagerting women both in rural and urban areas, this is global initiative knows as “Telecentre Women Campain” led by Telecentre.org Foundation in partnership…Continue
Added by Djamila K. MATHU on October 9, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Gedaref digital city organization (GDCO) will participate in the 68th meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations to discuss what has been accomplished and achieved for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which is considered the largest campaign in history to combat poverty. The…
Added by AHMED SUDAN on September 21, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments
As promised, Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) is bringing you even more translations of our popular our infographic on telecentres. Now you can download your version of the free infographic in Catalan, Korean, Portuguese, Romanian, Sinhala, Swahili, and Thai.
Added by Cuchie Echeverria on August 29, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments
The WSIS+10 High-Level Event will be held from 13 to 17 April 2014 in Sharm el-Sheikh. This event, an extended version of the WSIS Forum, is designed to review the progress made in the implementation of the WSIS outcomes under the…Continue
Added by AHMED SUDAN on August 21, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Sarvodaya Fusion together with Etisalat launched an innovative educational program to empower students in rural areas within Udubaddawa A.G.A. divisional secretariat of Kurenegala district in Sri Lanka. This being a pilot project and also for its significance, Udubaddawa Nisala Nenasala (telecentre) was selected as the operational education center.
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Initiated in January 2005 by the then Prime Minister and current President of Sri Lanka, President Mahinda Rajapakse, Nenasalas are Sri Lankan telecentres which "provide access to diverse and unrestricted sources of information and means of communication to all the citizens.” It’s been 8 long years since…Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on August 4, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments
“We need a Internet content and collaboration public strategy such that upon connecting an African broadband connection with a town, its capacity will be maximized and exceeded in the shortest amount of time possible.” – Richard C. Close 2013
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Added by Richard Close on August 2, 2013 at 7:35am — No Comments