Establishment of an ICT Training and Learning Center (Telecenter) for Women

Details of the organization
Islamic Development Bank (IDB)
Saudi Arabia
International organizations

Information about the project
Establishment of an ICT Training and Learning Center (Telecenter) for Women
- The establishment of computer lab containing 20 PCs, Student's Service Center and Internet Center. - Establishment of a training room to accommodate 30 trainees dedicated to the workshops, training courses. - Training 151 students on web design (success rate of 100%), graphic design (success rate of 77.5%) and professional development skills. 22 students of the trainees on web design and graphic design got new job opportunities. The tele-centre can train more women, who may request more training courses tailored to their needs, which makes the projects sustainability. IDB also plans to replicate it in other countries.
Local implementation: Sana'a City, Yemen --- lo
Completed from 1/6/2008 to 1/8/2009
SOUL for the Development of Women and Children, General Telecommunication Institute (GTI).

WSIS information
* Access to information and knowledge
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Promote gender equality & empower women
  • Project
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No