Project information

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


  • Need


    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
    Communication problems


    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

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Development of ICT skills


    » Provision of free access to computers, the Internet and e-mail uses

    Success will be monitored on an on-going basis and evaluated regularly, in terms of improvement to their lives.

  • Impact


    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

    Budget - Project Cost: £12,174

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      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
  • Background


    Print House
    18 Ashwin Street
    London Borough of Hackney
    E8 3DL


    40 Refugees from East Africa.

    They live in one of the most deprived Borough of East London

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    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.


    Project Coordinator

    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

    Three Volunteers

    Assistance with the delivery of the project