Since July 2014, a number of women and children residing in Villa Portales, the neighborhood in Santiago, Chile where the telecentre is located, suffered a series of sexual assaults. The community members then started using the telecentre’s Facebook page to alert local authorities regarding these…Continue
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Here’s a bit of good news from Telecentre Foundation (TCF) -- we’re bringing our Entrepreneurship and ICTs course directly to communities across the globe!
TCF, through its training arm Telecentre…Continue
On March 2015, the first SparkLab in Latin America will open its doors to local micro-entrepreneurs and young talents of Huechuraba district in Santiago, a unique area of the city that unites one of Chile’s largest concentrations of corporate headquarters (national and international companies) and home to one of the most vulnerable and underserved neighborhoods in Chile’s capital.…Continue
We saved the best for last. Because we value YOU, our members, more than anything else, we have chosen to wrap up our anniversary week with a compilation of messages from you.
In the weeks leading to our 5th anniversary, we posted the following question in our online communities: “How has TCF helped you or your organization in the last 5 years?” Many of you…Continue
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As promised, we continue to bring you new and exciting things everyday of our anniversary week. Today, we give you a first look at the maps that show how geographically dispersed the members of the global telecentre community are.
From 2008 to present, our online community has grown and expanded into 5 community sites all in all in…Continue
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Key officials of Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) and the Government of Catalonia, along with representatives of key projects such as Citilab and Coworking, the private sector, ICT for development experts,…Continue
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Like many developing countries, Thailand faces the challenge of ensuring balanced social and economic development of their country. The economic disparity within the population, rural vs. urban development, expectation of better living and education are some of the challenges that need to be…Continue
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Nepal, is a landlocked country surrounded by in the Kathmandu Valley of the rugged Himalayan mountains. 86% of Nepal’s landscape is identified as rural, with an agriculturally dependent economy. This geographical boundary has creates significant obstacles to education, health care, and dissemination of…Continue
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It is market day in the village of Gakenke, in Rwanda's North Province, and by mid-morning the Business Development Centre is doing brisk business. "More than 50 people will come to use the computers and the Internet today," says manager Alice Nadine Kaneza. During the rest of the week, even on quiet days, at least 20 people – including students, farmers and local entrepreneurs – make…Continue
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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
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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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