Ewb Ict4 D Corp Engag V1700208

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  • Ewb Ict4 D Corp Engag V1700208

    1. 1. Facilitating access to the benefits of Technology
    2. 2. Overview <ul><li>About Engineers Without Borders </li></ul><ul><li>International ICT4D initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Local ICT4D Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Where you can contribute </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits to your Organisation </li></ul>
    3. 3. About EWB <ul><li>Works with disadvantaged communities </li></ul><ul><li>implementation of sustainable technical projects </li></ul><ul><li>Internal capacity building </li></ul>
    4. 4. Secondment Cycle
    5. 5. International Projects <ul><li>India </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Uluru Children’s Home (UCH) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pitchandikulam Bio-resource Centre </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cambodia / Laos </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Divide Data (DDD) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nepal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CMC Tansen </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Uluru Children’s Home <ul><li>Goal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fully fitted e - Education Centre (eEC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Partnerships </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improvement Educational outcomes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improved employment outcomes </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Results
    8. 8. Digital Divide Data (DDD) <ul><li>DDD is a social enterprise providing outsourcing services </li></ul><ul><li>Hires people from disadvantaged backgrounds </li></ul><ul><li>Pressing needs to build the internal capacity </li></ul><ul><li>EWB is meeting these challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IT Training </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Tansen Community Multimedia Centre <ul><li>Direct benefit of the program will go to the community through the development of local capacity and CMC staff and volunteers. </li></ul><ul><li>Key objectives include </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Network & Systems Administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Report writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Grant Apps </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Project Management </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Operations 

 </li></ul></ul></ul>
    10. 10. GIS-based Bio Resource Management <ul><li>To encourage local communities to take an active role in the formulation and implementation of community level planning </li></ul><ul><li>
 Key objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Participation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The installation and networking of computers and GIS software 
 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop Train the Trainers Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partnership development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>
 </li></ul>
    11. 11. Challenges <ul><li>Remoteness </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Access </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Support </li></ul><ul><li>Electricity </li></ul><ul><li>Skills Building </li></ul>
    12. 12. Local Projects Connectivity For Refugees
    13. 13. Program Structure <ul><li>Free computer + 6 Months of dial-up </li></ul><ul><li>24 weeks of training @ 2 Hrs / Week </li></ul><ul><li>Group-based 2 on 1 Training </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Applications + Internet Navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Online Tools </li></ul>
    14. 14. Sustainability <ul><li>Network of Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Low cost structure </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer driven </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraising </li></ul><ul><li>Trainees funnel back in as trainers </li></ul>
    15. 15. Where You Can Contribute
    16. 16. Getting Involved <ul><li>Staff support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Applying for international project positions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteering your skills in local projects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organisational support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Partnering with EWB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support a cross - sectoral country program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support a project cycle ( 6 - 9 months ) of a specific country program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support through in-kind donations </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Information Support Network <ul><li>Online volunteering network </li></ul><ul><li>Skilled ICT4D volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to share skills, resources, networks </li></ul>
    18. 18. <ul><li>Equipment & other Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Clearances </li></ul><ul><li>Training & Briefing </li></ul><ul><li>Travel - Secondment </li></ul><ul><li>Travel - Training & Briefings </li></ul><ul><li>Living Allowance and entitlements </li></ul><ul><li>Accommodation </li></ul><ul><li>Insurances </li></ul><ul><li>Administration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$15000 </li></ul></ul>International
    19. 19. <ul><ul><li>24 Weeks Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20 trainees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 Laptops </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 PCs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20 Internet Connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$3600 </li></ul></ul>Local ICT4D
    20. 20. Benefits <ul><li>Support one of the fastest growing International Development organisations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Young Professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Promote technology through well-designed and monitored projects </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion on EWB national website </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition at the EWB National Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition as the exclusive sponsor in press releases and media coverage of the program </li></ul>
    21. 21. <ul><ul><li>Engineers Without Borders </li></ul></ul><ul><li>info@ewb.org.au | (03) 9696 9040 | www.ewb.org.au </li></ul>

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