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Where do you work?
VoxWorld.Coop
Organisation's Website
http://www.voxworld.coop
Organisation's Address
Waikiki, Shrewsbury Lawn, Cabinteely, Dublin 18, Ireland, EUROPE
What does your organization do (100-word description)
I am owner of Linkedin Group, The E-Communities.Coop http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=4405544&trk=myg_ugrp_ovr which is dedicated to formation in 2013 of ICCO, the collaborative International Community Co-op Org. for Third Sector.

Using VoxLabs's Franchise model, we enable M-SME's worldwide to open their own Storefront and/ or Catalogue at the official VoxWorld.Coop Outlets, under their own private label Global Community brand; it's where Social/ Third Sector community-based organisation members can build/ own their own MicroFranchise based virtual eBusiness using VoxLabs toolbox at VoxFranchise and, using our interfaces, sell direct to and through their Global Neighbourhood Communities worldwide - online, offline and mobile. VoxFranchise is designated as a metamediary (ie.not a middleman or wholesaler) for in-House, Consulting, Co-op & Retail Franchisors and stand alone operators who can also introduce partners interested in Licensing VoxLabs model products and services as now available at www.voxworld.coop, including our patented ECO-friendly packaging concept systems and point of sale interactive kiosk 7 kiosque designs.

In 2012 VoxWorld.Coop is establishing ICCO, the International Community Co-operative Organisation in support of IYC 2012 and on 18th April 2012 opened The E-Communities.Coop Group on Linkedin with membership open to all TeleCentre Orgs, Cooperatives, Social Enterprise Centres, Voluntary Orgs and other Third Sector Organisations.

http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=4405544&mostPopular=&trk...
What digital skills training or activities do you or does your organization offer (if any)?
VoxWorld.Coop has started a new and exciting Initiative during this, the United Nations' sponsored 2012 International Year of Cooperatives http://www.2012.coop/, with the introduction of a virtual 'roundtable' Forum as chaired by The E-Communities.Coop Group on Linkedin. Now open to members or representatives of all Third/ Social Sector Organisations (TSO), worldwide. Join us there in conversation, where every voice is heard. Be the Co-founder of your own online International Community Co-op Chapter & Worldshop @ VoxWorld.Coop. Or open a Worldshop culture showcase for your community. Its your World, customise it.

VoxLabs model was founded by this member, and developed for application to and for Under-served Communities, exclusively for implementation through Licensed operators for application to private label Community Co-ops, as community Social Enterprise Centre chapter; for delivery of MSME's international traded-services to their Diaspora and/or Global Neighbourhood Communities.
VoxWorld.Coop (VWC) is supported by a network of franchise service provider-enabled eWorkTeams, assembled to meet specific community requirements.
We currently provide a worldwide website portal for national Community and their Affinity Groups at www.voxworld.coop. Later this month we open the VWC Outlets under community private label /white label for distribution of their virtual/ digital culture products, virtual products, download products, grouped products and configurable products.
Number of digital competence centres linked to your organization (if any)
None, as we are enablers of collaborative E-Community Co-op Hubs for cross-border traded-services; where we would propose to all open new TeleCentres in a proposed collaboration with TeleCentre.Org & Co-ops
Your function and/or responsibilities related to digital skills training and empowerment
Founder, Social Innovator & Social Entrepreneur - VoxLabs, VoxFranchise, VoxWorld.Coop & ICCO
How did you learn about this community?
I searched it through the web
Why would yo like to join the network?
I am a qualified CIMA Management Accountant. Also Reading, Writing, Music, GAA Hurling fan & Culture Travel tourist.
Twitter user name
eriuvation

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TeleCentres & Third Sector Orgs (TSO): New Ideas, for and from the Hub of every Community - IMAGINE WHAT IF....?

Posted on March 1, 2013 at 16:30 0 Comments

IMAGINE WHAT IF? every TeleCentre from around the world just champions one New Idea, the most popular of which is drawn from their Users suggestion box, and puts it into one Pool together with those drawn from the other c.500,000 TeleCentres all over the world. Imagine then WHAT IF every such New Idea carries just One Vote, and after all the votes are counted the most popular New Idea from those champions in the Pool is then implemented under a…

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The Future of Business is happening on the Internet.

Posted on October 10, 2011 at 12:03 0 Comments

 "The Future of Business is (already) happening on the Internet....you need basic ICT Skills to participate". A recent observation from HP:

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Taking the ICT Quest to the Heart of the Community, with TeleCentres & Co-ops: From dotCom Bust to dotCoop Boom

Posted on December 9, 2010 at 11:59 0 Comments

The Digital Access Europe (DAE) initiative is now in full swing in

Europe with EU Commissioner Neelie Kroes targeting Telecentres in her

goal of getting another 18 million Europeans across the digital divide

over next 5 years ie. c.70,000 people per week. Seven Big Ideas were

selected in October 2010 from the 150 ideas shortlisted at DAE, one… Continue

Online Opportunities to Work at Home as Smart Communities, with TeleCentres as anchor for Community Development Hubs and wealth creation.

Posted on May 21, 2010 at 13:13 0 Comments

Dear Telecentre Europe members,

Most people recognise today the vast contribution that Telecentres Movement has made for many years and which continues today to make for

society; assisting vast numbers of previously underserved people to

cross the digital divide and to prepare for today's exciting new era of

the Knowledge-driven Innovation Economy - or, more explicitly, the era

of the Service Economy. Yet most Communities have yet to come to

realise or fully… Continue

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At 19:39 on March 13, 2013, Helen Mahon said…

Thank you Richard, please feel free to email me if you would like specific information on our resources. We have a range of resources suitable for all age ranges which you can access online. My contact email is helenmahon@fit.ie  if I can be of any assistance to you.

 
 
 

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