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Connect a School, Connect a Community in the Comoros

Project No 2COM15001
Title Connect a School, Connect a Community in the Comoros
Description This Project is designed to promote broadband connectivity in schools in remote, rural or underserved areas of the Comoros. This Project aims to improve ICT access and use by school children.This Project will connect schools to broadband Internet services, provide individual or shared computing devices to school children, and establish in the connected schools community ICT centres that can be used both for the socio-economic development of community members and to provide fee-paying services to foster sustainability for the community ICT centres. Furthermore, this Project will also provide relevant training for teachers, managers of the ICT centres and the trainers who will provide socio-economic relevant training for community members to enable use of ICTs in their day-to- day social and economic activities.
Area of Action Technology & Network Development
Status Implemented
Time Frame From 27/1/2015 To 31/12/2016
Beneficiary Countries Comoros (Union of the)
Implementing Agency ITU
Post Implementation Assessment Report Open Document
Financial Scale (CHF) 100'000 - 500'000

The Project connected schools in remote, rural and underserved areas in 10 selected centers including the necessary servers, desktop PC, UPS, multifunction machine-medium (Laser printer-scanner-photocopier-fax-digital sender), laptop, wireless routers, projectors and projectors screens.