A second Women Digital Center opened for under-privileged girls and women in India

A second Women Digital Centre in India has been officially inaugurated on 8th Sep’17. It now welcomes under-privileged women and girls from Bijwasan a neibourhood in New-Delhi. We support this initiative in which volunteers and the local Orange team has been involved and commited.
A first Women Digital Center opened in Mumbai in November 2016
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The French delegation from Orange France with Stephan Kanis Chief Operating Officer, Alain Revivoire Deputy COO and Frederic Laverge Director Service Operation Director, along with India MSC Management team and volunteers from Orange with our beneficiaries.

 

250 girls and women will be trained

The Digital centre was conceptualized in association with the NGO called Literacy India to make a meaningful change in the lives of under privileged women and young girls through digital education. The project within the framework of Orange Foundation aims to uplift 250 underprivileged women and young girls by setting up a resource center for software and hardware training. The centre will be equipped with high end PCs, projector, tablets and a raspberry server pre-loaded with educational contents.

Ensuring a better future and acess to employment…

Apart from digital education, they will also be having English classes and soft skills training to make them self-reliant and confident individuals.
Soft skills classes will allow them to learn about the work environment while increasing their self-confidence.
The objective is to enable the participants to take up industry-relevant skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood, having acess to employment, .

The Women Digital Center program seeks to empower women and girls without qualification through digital literacy ; we support 200 Digital centers in 18 countries.

The Women Digital Center Program

 

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