What does your organization do (100-word description)
Telecentre.org Foundation supports the establishment and sustainability of grassroots level telecentres. These telecentres—public places of access to the Internet and other digital technologies that help promote personal and social development—offer crucial services, skills and opportunities to people living in remote and rural locations around the world.
Your function and/or responsibilities related to digital skills training and empowerment
I manage the Global Community Program of TCF which includes the Telecentre.org Online Communities in 5 languages, the Online Library and the Global Telecentre Map.
Spearheaded by the Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT), the event will kick off with the launch of the Get Online Philippines campaign during a symbolic ceremony that will take place in the morning at the CICT Building in Quezon City, to be followed by a validation workshop on the formulation of the country's telecentre… Continue
In a desire to encourage and inspire community members to continue sharing knowledge about telecentre and ICT4D initiatives across the world, telecentre.org has launched the search for the telecentre.org Idol 2010, taking after the highly popular show, American Idol. This initiative seeks to honour the valuable contributions of members that have enriched the telecentre.org… Continue
In March this year, Telecentre Europe Network Manager Laurentiu Bunescu came to the Philippines for a five-day study visit. His primary objective was to learn from and share experiences with the Philippine Community eCenter Network (PhilCeCNet) to possibly learn about strategic and operational aspects that will help… Continue
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