Imparting ICT enabled education to empower girl child, women and youth for poverty alleviation
A project of ICT enabled Community Centric Sustainable Development in Rural India called ‘India Village Liberation’ (IViL), in association with ‘IIT for Villages’ formed by social activists and students of Indian Institute of Technology – Madras, a premier technological institute in India has been initiated for setting up ICT Kiosks for Rural Community Development and imparting education and health to children particularly the girl child, youth and women for poverty alleviation. Support has been extended by University of waterloo, Canada in providing a KioskNet Kit free of cost for establishing rural connectivity.
Natham Village in Tiruvallur District, Tamil Nadu, South India has been selected to be made a model village for development using ICT Tools. With the success of the initiatives, it is proposed to scale up and replicate the model all over India.
We seek the support of other international organizations to develop the right content and delivery modules for quickly achieving MDGs.
written by Kris Dev – Life Line To Business – LL2B