Empower residents of Rio's favelas through ICT

 
$6,446
$1,554
Raised
Remaining

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Empower residents of Rio's favelas through ICT

Empower residents of Rio's favelas through ICT
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Student using design programme

Student using design programme
CDI centres offer a range of basic and more advanced ICT courses. During the course students will apply the skills they learn to identifying and tackling a problem in their community. (view small | med | large | orig)

CDI students

CDI students
We have courses for different age groups, from younger children through to the elderly. (view small | med | large | orig)

Refurbishing used computers

Refurbishing used computers
CDI collects and refurbishes used computer equipment for use within its centres. (view small | med | large | orig)

View from CDI Community Centre

View from CDI Community Centre
Our centres are located in some of Rio's most disadvantaged neighbourhoods, they are always created within a local partner institution of reference within the community. (view small | med | large | orig)

CDI Cyber Cafe

CDI Cyber Cafe
Some of our centres have created micro-businesses, such as low-cost cyber cafes, to help increase their sustainability and the offer of digital services to the local community. (view small | med | large | orig)

Computer maintenance & assembly

Computer maintenance & assembly
Some of our centres offer computer assembly and maintenance courses which give students skills they can use to generate their own income. (view small | med | large | orig)

CDI students

CDI students
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (view small | med | large | orig)

Students applying the CDI Methodology 1

Students applying the CDI Methodology 1
Photo from Progress Report 'CDI Report - Empower Residents of Rio's Favelas Through ICT"' (view small | med | large | orig)

Students using Methodology 2

Students using Methodology 2
Photo from Progress Report 'CDI Report - Empower Residents of Rio's Favelas Through ICT"' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Project Leader

Diego Junqueira

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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