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Building capacity of harnessing ICTs for disempowered/marginalised communities in Sri Lanka

Project No 7GLO07061
Title Building capacity of harnessing ICTs for disempowered/marginalised communities in Sri Lanka
Description This project, which is a sub-project of the project "MCT project for Special Initiative", is aimed to create a public awareness programme and fundraising activities to help these marginalized communities living / working villages, schools and Vocational Training Centers through equipping the special schools, MCTs and villages with basic sets of ICT equipment and facilities including Braille printers and other specific technologies to enhance accessibility. The ultimate goal of this project is that through harnessing the power of ICTs, people with disabilities should be empowered to live and work with confidence and are ensured for their security and acceptance in the societies.
Status Closed
Time Frame From 1/10/2008 To 31/12/2010
Funding Funded
Project Site Sri Lanka
Beneficiary Countries Sri Lanka
ITU Project Management Team ATIPAYAKOON, W. Mr.
ITU Field Office Contact ITU Headquarters
Place de Nations
1211 Geneva 20

Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 730 5111
Implementing Agency International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Keywords Communities living in under-served areas
Multipurpose Community Telecenters (MCT)
Persons with disabilities
Youth and Children
Relation to the WSIS Action Lines
C03Access to information and knowledge
C04Capacity building
Project Document Open Document
Financial Scale (CHF) 100'000 - 500'000