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Project to create a Cybercafé for the blind and visually impaired people, and strengthening of a unit adapted to ICT training

Project No 7GLO07063
Title Project to create a Cybercafé for the blind and visually impaired people, and strengthening of a unit adapted to ICT training
Short Title N/A
Description

The project aims to support the efforts of the Government of Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou for the creation of a Cybercafé open to all but with hardware and software suitable for blind and visually impaired. This project also aims to provide, through the strengthening of a unit suitable ICT training, technical skills in ICT that will include the blind and visually impaired to participate in social and economic activities as well as other citizens of Burkina Faso. This will allow blind and visually impaired to also increase their chances of finding a stable job and improve their income and living conditions in the long term.

Remark: the documents attached to this project are available in French

Status Closed
Time Frame From 15/11/2009 To 31/12/2010
Funding Funded
Project Site Bureau régional pour l'Afrique, Addis-Ababa
Beneficiary Countries Burkina Faso
ITU Project Management Team MPATWA, A. Mrs.
SCHORR, S. Mrs.
ITU Field Office Contact ITU Regional Office
Gambia Rd. Leghar ETC Bldg 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 60 005
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Tel: +251 11 551 4977/4855/8328
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