Rural areas in Colombia have low internet access impeaching many from pursuing personal dreams such as online study and entrepreneurial activities. Lack of connectivity, energy, and technology access in rural areas affect our work as a foundation by losing contact with them. This lacking has also resulted in a lack of food, transport and an increase in rural violence. No connectivity is a threat to food security, no poverty, public health, safety, and peace. #CloseTheGap
With a team of rural youths, we built a plan to achieve connectivity in their communities, overcoming the challenges COVID-19 brought and any other barrier. Through a Rural Connectivity KIT with essential elements such as a laptop, an off-grid solar Kit, and an internet amplifier signal/ internet solution, rural youths will be able to enhance their capacities as agents of change in their communities. This Rural Connectivity Kit is a bridge to empower and connect rural communities. #CloseTheGap
Providing connectivity access to the following ten rural communities in Cordoba, Bolivar, Sucre, Atlantico, Cesar, Caqueta, Meta, Antioquia, Choco, and Casanare 250 high-risk families will be beneficiaries of getting the lost access to education and empower their communities. These rural connectivity kits bridges will reduce the gap between disadvantaged communities in Colombia and their access to technology #CloseTheGap #HelpRuralYouthsConnect #TransformRuralColombia
This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).