Inclusion for People with Disabilities in Colombia

by MAKAIA
Oct 2, 2012

#InclusionMakaia: a challenge with results

The project of inclusion of people with disabilities through the use and appropriation of ICT started early this year aiming to provide the benefits of technology to people with physical, cognitive, auditory and visual disabilities.

Last week we successfully completed the course of use and appropriation of ICT in the Fernando Gómez Martínez Library. There were 18 graduates with physical, cognitive and visual disabilities. The students were divided in small groups depending on their needs and their type if disability.

Luis David Elorza, one of Makaia’s teachers for digital literacy, made special emphasis during the course in the support of the academic processes that the students were going through. 

In Makaia we are very happy for being able to contribute with the development of our country through the social inclusion and the promotion of free access to knowledge and information. This is further evidence that there are no limitations for learning and that if we share with others we build a better society. 

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Organization Information

MAKAIA

Location: Medellin, Antioquia - Colombia
Website: http:/​/​www.makaia.org
Project Leader:
Camila Urbina
Medellin, Antioquia Colombia