Project information

Using Social Networks to reach People in Need

Our organisation is using social media networks to reach a larger audience in providing online psychological self-management skills. The project is engaging with marginalised groups using online learning tools to provide equal access and equal opportunity to people worldwide

November 2010 - December 2013

Charity information: Health Psychology Management Organisation Services

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  • Need

    Need

    The project is solving the problem of lack of instant access to online psychological training for people from marginalised and disadvantaged backgrounds. We are targeting people from around the world to use information at the same time to improve their lives, hence improve their quality of life. Reaching people from around the world through the web is an innovative idea that provides an alternative to traditional support. The Web is increasingly an essential resource for many aspects of life

    Solution

    Our organisation will engage in providing online training on psychological self-management skills for 7days a week with interactions from our target groups. Such interactions will allow people to engage and be involve in shaping the information that is provided. The Web would be used for delivering training, but also for providing information and interacting with others. It is essential that the Web is accessible in order to provide equal access and equal opportunity

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Use social media networks to reach people in need online

    Activities

    » - Provide online information for 7days a week on psychological self management skills with interactions from our target groups

    Success will be reaching over 300,000 people online subscribing to our social media networks with feedback in improving their quality of life


  • Impact

    Impact

    The project will offer benefits to younger and older users and other individuals with varrying disabilities, as well as organisations. Older users with age-related accessibility needs are an increasingly important customer base for us. We will demonstrate the success of this project by monitoring the number of online users from around the world. Success will be defined by 300,000 people gaining knowledge and improving their quality of life

    Risk

    There is the risk that some people might not have the face-to-face contact and might be isolated being on their own. However, we have dealt with this by creating a discussion forum to ensure that people are interacting online with each other all the time

    Reporting

    Funders of this project will receive a quarterly email report on the project detailing the ongoing feedback and the number of people reached and how the information provided is improving their quality of life and any necessary changes to the project

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £70,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £60,000 Core & Support Services Running, Staff and Management costs (3years)
      £10,000 P/T IT Worker 1 day a week (3years)
  • Background

    Location

    The location of the project will be online in which we will be demonstrating social responsibility by being inclusive of all people including people with disabilities. Our location of the project will help us use the Internet in providing alternative formats of information giving for all. Web pages can be updated immediately with new information, hence, our literature can be immediately modified in light of new findings and developments.

    Beneficiaries

    People from all occupations, disadvantaged and marginalised backgrounds from all around the world would benefit

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We have successfully held and are still holding information sessions online and in this time have developed a network of all worldwide client based who contribute to the successful running of this project.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Online Project Manager

    The online project Manager will be responsible for managing our psychological research information, all our resources and client based information

    P/T IT Person

    The IT person's knowledge will be key in delivering our aims of the project. He will offer technical web support online.

£70000

Will pay for our online education for three years

Supporting our work is supporting people in need

HP-MOS Trustees