ICT for Disadvantaged Refugees
Africans are always at a big disadvantage regarding access to new technology.
In the modern world access to ICT will open up a number of opportunities for the most disadvantaged African refugees: It can lead to jobs or further and higher education; it will improve access to vital services.
March 2011 - April 2012
Charity information: AGROFOREP
Lack of access to computers
Lack of ICT knowledge and skills
Lack of the necessary skills for employment
lack of access to education, training and employment due to cultural and linguistic barriers
Will create access to the use of computers and the Internet
Provides training and guidance in ICT and Citizenship
Develops the necessary skills relevant for leading to jobs (including self employment) or further and higher education
Develops a feel-good factor
Development of ICT skills
Activities» Provision of free access to computers, the Internet and e-mail uses
What success will look like
Success will be monitored on an on-going basis and evaluated regularly, in terms of improvement to their lives.
Creation of access to jobs or further and higher education
Improvement of communication skills and active citizenship
Success will be evaluated in terms of achieving those intended outcomes.
We have Risk assessment policy and tool kits in place.
Based on past experience, we do not anticipate any major risk that will threaten the implementation of the project.
The demand for our services could be higher than our capacity to deliver. Therefore, we will deal with them in turns, keeping waiting lists.
We are prepared to submit quarterly project and financial Monitoring reports as well as end of project report, including evaluation reports.
Budget - Project Cost: £12,174Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £2,120 Venue Hire: Training and guidance for refugees: 4 hrs per week for 32 weeks £6,880 Staff and Volunteers Training and guidance for refugees: 4 hrs per week for 32 weeks £3,174 Education Materials Training and guidance for refugees: 4 hrs per week for 32 weeks
18 Ashwin Street
London Borough of Hackney
40 Refugees from East Africa.
They live in one of the most deprived Borough of East London
We fill gaps in service delivery as our target groups cannot access main stream providers due to linguistic and cultural barriers.
We have the necessary qualification, long experience and track record in providing such services and bringing about positive and lasting changes to our most disadvantaged refugee communities.
Read more about the Charity running this project.
Recruitment Purchase/preparation of of education materials Advice and mentoring Coordination Monitoring and evaluation Reporting
Two Session Educators
Provision of advice and training in ICT Performance monitoring Reporting to the Project Coordinator
Assistance with the delivery of the project