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L'ANALPHABETISATION NUMERIQUE POUR LES FEMMES PAYSANNES EN RDC

Aujourd’hui, la nouvelle technologie est largement reconnue comme un catalyseur essentiel pour le développement socio-économique, cette campagne permettra donc de renforcer les efforts gouvernementaux pour promouvoir la participation des femmes au Secteur numérique et sera un élément clé dans la réalisation de l’un des objectifs du millénaire pour le développement, celui sur l’égalité entre les sexes. L’offre des compétences numériques à plus au moins un chiffre qui n’atteint pas 100 % des femmes contribueront à renverser le paradigme selon lequel, dans d’autres provinces et la RDC en général ; la nouvelle technologie de l’information bénéficie d’abord et avant tout aux hommes parce que les femmes ne fréquentent pas souvent l’internet c’est-à-dire quelle que femmes autonomes parfois une seule fois par semaine. Selon leur rend sociaux ne les permettent pas à approcher l’internet pour faire de rechercher.
En effet, nous avons encore un préoccupation sur les femmes paysannes qui n’ont jamais entendu parlé de la technologie, et même les ordinateurs, pas d’électricité dans certains coins de l’étendu de la RDC ; comment pourrions-nous vulgarisé l’information sur la technologie ? au moment où les matériels didactiques et les conditions ne sont pas réunies ?
Et même celles qui sont formées, si elles ne mettent pas c’est la en pratique, cette connaissance est nulle. Nous devons avoir plusieurs centres d’apprentissages numériques dans toutes les 11 provinces de la RDC, ces femmes formées pourront tirer partie de la puissance de la technologie ; elles pourront aider leurs communautés à accéder à des informations spécifiques, à la connaissance, à des nouveaux débauches professionnels, elles pourront améliorer leurs compétences, et surtout, participer à l’ère moderne de la connaissance numérique, pas seulement comme consommatrice mais aussi comme productrices actives des connaissances. Nous voulons que ce programme d’analphabétisation numérique puisse être dans nos langues locales ou fournir les ressources dont ces centres d’apprentissages pourraient avoir besoin pour la formation : les peuples autochtones, personnes vivent avec handicapes, des personnes vulnérables violée et sans accès aux technologies de l’information.

English translation by community member Fletcher Cowan

Today, new technology is largely recognized as an essential catalyst for socio-economic development. This campaign will thus permit, and reinforce, government efforts to promote the participation of women in the digital sector, and will be a key element in achieving one of the developmental objectives: equality between the sexes. Offering digital competence to 100% of women, will help topple the paradigm in other provinces, and the DRC in general. New information technology first and foremost benefits men, because women do not frequently use the internet; that is to say that independent women sometimes only use the internet one time a week. Their social status may not permit them to use the internet for research.
In essence, we still have a problem with peasant women who have never heard of technology, or even computers, living without electricity in certain corners of the DRC. How could we popularize information about current technology when didactic materials and conditions are not uniform? And even those who are informed about the technology, if they never put it into practice, that knowledge is useless. We have to have several learning centers in all 11 provinces of the DRC. These informed women will be able take advantage of the power of technology. They will be able to help their communities gain access to specific information, knowledge, and new job opportunities. They will be able to improve their skills, and most importantly, to participate in the modern era of digital knowledge, not only as a consumer, but also as an active producer of knowledge. We want this digital literacy program to be in our local languages or to supply the resources of which the learning centers will need to have for their formation: native peoples, people living with handicaps, and people vulnerable to violence who don't have access to information technology.

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Comments

kellyannaustin's picture

Mauwa Brigitte, I love your

Mauwa Brigitte,

I love your wish that women in your community become producers of knowledge, not just consumers! Such a fine thing to hope for and to work for.

Very best,

Kelly

Mauwa Brigitte's picture

Thank KELLY

Kelly!

What often concerns me to advance my community, but Consumers can not only productive knowledge that is necessary for women to leave in the dark.

Brigitte

amymorros's picture

Digital Literacy for All

Thank you for your contribution. With your hard work and dedication, there will be less and less woman who are not using the Internet. Your focus on serving those often overlooked or undeserved is important and I wish you well.
Merci pour votre dedication et bonne chance.

Amy
@amyinstl

Mauwa Brigitte's picture

thank you

Hello!
Thank you very much for your courage and continue your work with love to bring my papers.

Brigitte

Dear Mauwa Brigitte,

Thank you for bringing to light the difficult situation for women in rural communities to achieve access to the internet and acquire digital literacy. I really appreciate your point about the need for programs that focus on digital literacy in local languages and can create a sense of community, and through community, empowerment. Your leadership in this area is so important. Thank you for the work you do!

All the best,
Susa

Mauwa Brigitte's picture

thank you SUSA

Dear SUSA,
You are really formudable and you knew how my heart cries for the situation of rural women who do not have access to the new technology? and consentisons us for resolution of the important things; if we help out in the dark to get to the stage of light that is the digital culture that will be a good thing.

Brigitte

Julie.Desai's picture

Great Initiative

I appreciate the work you are doing and it is a great start. I am sure your hard work and dedication, we will be able to achieve the goal we aspire to achieve.

I wish you best of luck for your work in the region and keep up the good work.

Julie

Mauwa Brigitte's picture

Thank you Julie

Hi!
Thank you very much for your appreciation, I hope the goal will be achieved if we pongeons the resolution of the problems of these peasant women who also want to learn to leave the ignorance; which we will exploit with God!

Brigitte

Fletcher Cowan's picture

Translation

Today, new technology is largely recognized as an essential catalyst for socio-economic development. This campaign will thus permit, and reinforce, government efforts to promote the participation of women in the digital sector, and will be a key element in achieving one of the developmental objectives: equality between the sexes. Offering digital competence to 100% of women, will help topple the paradigm in other provinces, and the DRC in general. New information technology first and foremost benefits men, because women do not frequently use the internet; that is to say that independent women sometimes only use the internet one time a week. Their social status may not permit them to use the internet for research.
In essence, we still have a problem with peasant women who have never heard of technology, or even computers, living without electricity in certain corners of the DRC. How could we popularize information about current technology when didactic materials and conditions are not uniform? And even those who are informed about the technology, if they never put it into practice, that knowledge is useless. We have to have several learning centers in all 11 provinces of the DRC. These informed women will be able take advantage of the power of technology. They will be able to help their communities gain access to specific information, knowledge, and new job opportunities. They will be able to improve their skills, and most importantly, to participate in the modern era of digital knowledge, not only as a consumer, but also as an active producer of knowledge. We want this digital literacy program to be in our local languages or to supply the resources of which the learning centers will need to have for their formation: native peoples, people living with handicaps, and people vulnerable to violence who don't have access to information technology.

Fletcher Cowan's picture

Merci, Mauwa!

Merci, Mauwa, pour le partage de cette question importante. Je suis honoré d'apprendre du travail que vous faites pour les femmes paysannes en RDC. Merci pour partager votre histoire avec nous!

Mauwa Brigitte's picture

COURAGE

Merci beaucoup Fletcher Cowan!

Vraiment vous êtes formudable pour la traduction de mon journal et unissons-nous pour secourir ces femmes qui n'ont jamais vu la lumière sur la culture numérique; cherchons à les aider pour qu'elles chassent l'ignorance pour devenir independantes.

Brigitte

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