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Connect a School, Connect a Community Initiative in the State of Palestine Project II

Project No 7PLS14004
Title Connect a School, Connect a Community Initiative in the State of Palestine Project II
Description

This Project is designed to promote broadband connectivity in schools located in remote, rural or undeserved areas of the State of Palestine. Building on the Connect a School, Connect a Community Initiative, 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 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 Ongoing
Time Frame From 1/7/2014 To 31/12/2019
Beneficiary Countries State of Palestine
Implementing Agency ITU
Financial Scale (CHF) 100'000 - 500'000
Achievements Will be updated following the completion of the project