Digitally enabling citizens

Digital Empowerment Foundation initiated Digital Eco Systems for Senior Citizens to provide digital literacy classes and Community Information and Resource Centre (CIRC) services with the field level support. Similarly, digital literacy classes and CIRC with the support of HelpAge India was initiated.The centre aims to provide digital literacy, information services, health related  training and information on…

Technically enabling traditional weavers of Lombok, Indonesia

Digital Empowerment Foundation in partnership with UNESCO and RedR, Indonesia, convened a training workshop in Chanderi, India and Senaru, Lombok in September-October 2019, to introduce the use of simple design-application for weavers to document their traditional motifs in digital format. The digitalisation of motifs will enable them to record community’s collective memory as well as…

A platform to enable, empower & recognise grassroots organisations for their excellence

There are millions of not-for-profit and civil society organisations in the world who are playing a vital role in the socio-economic development of diverse communities who are living in difficult conditions. However, various studies and reports have time and again indicated that most of the grassroots organisations struggle to exist due to lack of funds,…

Digitally enabling traditional weavers of Lombok, Indonesia

Digital Empowerment Foundation in partnership with UNESCO and RedR, Indonesia, convened a training workshop in Chanderi, India and Senaru, Lombok in September-October 2019, to introduce the use of simple design-application for weavers to document their traditional motifs in digital format. The digitalisation of motifs will enable them to record community’s collective memory as well as…

The Rise of the mobiles

Bikram Shrestha President Internet Society Nepal In today’s world, mobile devices cannot be separated from day-to-day life. Our needs and demands for mobile facilities/services are constantly on the rise and are gradually fulfilled by new innovations and technologies. Society at large uses mobile to communicate, do business, perform banking transactions, learn, travel and live in…

A Vision Combined with Venture

In Ratnapuran, Gaunaha, SP ‘Kanhaiya’ runs his ‘Soochna Seva Kendra’ with the prime aim of spreading information regarding government welfare schemes and benefits available to the needy. He also keeps a record of all the local people being linked with the government welfare schemes by him and visits the community regularly to mobilise people about…

Giving new hope

Krishna Verman is one of the most energetic, excited and enterprising women among the internet saathis of Panna district, Madhya Pradesh. In just six months, she had completed internet literacy trainings of more than 600 women and girls across four villages. Krishna is the resident of Ahirwa Kamp village, Panna. She has completed her higher…