Promoting ICT for poverty alliviation and bringing the benefits of ICT to the rural communities.

Details of the organization
Society for Economic and Basic Advancement (SEBA)
Bangladesh
Civil society entities

Information about the project
Promoting ICT for poverty alliviation and bringing the benefits of ICT to the rural communities.
To ensure successful implementation of Plan of Action of WSIS, SEBA initiated ICT for Development Program Bangladesh. Under this program,SEBA developed business model to serve the rural communities through profit. In this process, SEBA do the following activities - - Developing and facilitating establishment of sustainable business model of telecenters in rural areas of Bangladesh. - Develop services for the center - Capacity building of the center owner & operators and - Building awareness among the local communities. SEBA has also joined as a member in the national forum of telecenters - Bangladesh Telecenter Network (BTN)
National implementation:
Ongoing from
Bangladesh Telecenter Network (BTN)

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
      * Partnerships
* Information and communication infrastructure
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
      * E-government
      * E-business
         * SME competitiveness
      * E-employment
         * Expanding income gaps
         * Professional training
      * E-environment
         * Protect environment
      * E-agriculture
* Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
* International and regional cooperation
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Promote gender equality & empower women
  • Improve maternal health
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Project
  • Programme
  • Training initiative
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? Yes