Contribute Content Join our Community
» Events
» Events »
» About
» Community » Members
» Community » Members »
» Community » Blog
» Community » Blog »
» Community » Forum
» Community » Forum »
» Community » Groups
» Community » Groups »
» Community » Photos
» Community » Photos »
» Community » Videos
» Community » Videos »
» Community » Contest
Tech Tools
» Resources » Tech Tools
» Resources » Awards & Grants
» Resources » Job Opportunities
Member Profile
» Community » Profile »
Frequently Asked Questions
» Frequently Asked Questions
Contact Us
» Contact Us
» Newsletter
Join our Community
» Join Our Community
Contribute Content
» Contribute Content
» Resources » ICT4D Opportunities
» Partners
» Partners »
Explore our Community
» Explore Another Online Community
Explore our Community
» Explore Another Online Community »
Terms of Use
» Terms of Use
» Resources
» Sitemap
Community Guide
» Community Guide
Global Community Team
» About » Global Community Team
Impact Stories
» Resources » Community Impact Stories
Telecentre Academy
» Telecentre Academy

Local People named UISC a ‘Solution Centre’

Md. Minarul Islam is the entrepreneur of Mohajonpur Union Parishad, Mujibnagor, Meherpur. The inauguration ceremony of Mohajonpur UISC (Union Information and Service Centre)held on 17th December, 2009. Mr. Islam got UISC training in January, 2010. In this short period of time, his training knowledge created an immense impact to community people. Now local people are getting all sorts of information and services from Mohajonpur UISC without any hesitation. Some people are coming to make video conference with relatives living in abroad, some are coming to take different government forms, some are coming to take photographs, and some are to take other necessary information services from there.

Mohajonpur UISC provides agriculture, health, education, law & human rights centric information as well as internet, email, computer compose, computer training, photocopy, photography, various government forms, examination results, DV form and visa processing services . Mohajonpur community people are very happy to get the information and services from the UISC when needed. Mr. Islam is also taking service charge for those services. Now he is earning BDT 20, 000 per month on average, and contributing his family as well. Family members are also very delighted to the roles and responsibilities of Mr. Islam.

‘UISC training changed my life’, says Mr. Minarul Islam. In last October, 2010 I have completed visa processing of 330 people to more than 150 countries, and earned BDT 26, 400 (BDT 80.00 for per visa processing), he said. “Now local people keep faith on me. Whenever they fall any problem, they phone me or come to UISC for a better solution. They named UISC a ‘Solution Centre’. I feel fine to hear their voices”, he added.

More than 25-30 service receivers visit regularly to UISC. A large number of them are students and youths. They come here for internet browsing, email, SSC & HSC result, photocopy, printing, computer training, job information and so on. There are 15 computers in the UISC. Many unemployed youths are taking computer training in order to change their fate. They enrolled themselves in computer certificate course, and getting certificate after successful completion of the course. These youths are doing better in professional life. Few youths started new business centre (computer training centre or cyber café) getting training from UISC. It’s creates income generation for the youths of rural Bangladesh.

Capacity Development Assistant
Access to Information (a2i) Programme
(UNDP Supported Programme)
Prime Minister's Office.; 01712 09 29 22

Views: 126


You need to be a member of Online Community to add comments!

Join Online Community

Comment by md.shariful islam khan on November 28, 2010 at 1:42pm
Wonderful Blog Post by Asad Sir.
Comment by Manik Mahmud on November 28, 2010 at 12:52am
Great Asad.


Latest Activity

Vida Gabe commented on Nabil Eid's blog post Nabil Eid, Free eBook "Disability and Bridging the Digital Divide"
Jun 28
Vida Gabe posted a blog post
Jun 28
Claire Peque Fernandez posted a blog post
Jun 28
Samjhana Bhandari posted a status
"Nepal Children n Women Welfare Society is a free Digital Literacy, ICT in Education & Entrepreneur training facilitator."
Mar 19
Balaba Peter posted a status
"We have e-readers to children in our Library"
Feb 23
Balaba Peter posted a status
"Hi! all I have not been to this site for a while and I feel Net Africa need to bring back of the members on board"
Feb 23
Nabil Eid commented on Nabil Eid's blog post Nabil Eid, Free eBook "Disability and Bridging the Digital Divide"
Feb 10
Claire Peque Fernandez commented on Nabil Eid's blog post Nabil Eid, Free eBook "Disability and Bridging the Digital Divide"
Feb 9

© 2017   Created by   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service