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Hello women of the world

I signed up to this network, to fulfill my job as content developer for the Appleseeds Academy Organization. (http://www.appleseeds.org.il/)

I was asked to insert references to this website into the Intel Easy Steps program, created by the International Intel company and the Israeli Appleseeds Academy, to promote woman in Africa, by exposing them to basic computer applications, so they could connect to all what happens in our global community, expend their options, speak up for themselves and even represent their local community.

While working, I was introduced to this global community, to past and current campaigns, columns, stories and images...
I hope we can promote our voices and idea together, and on a personal note- I appreciate this enterprise very much.

Best wishes to all,
Dikla.

This story was written for World Pulse’s Women Weave the Web Digital Action Campaign. Learn more »

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LeanaM's picture

Welcome!

We are so glad to have you here on World Pulse!

Leana Mayzlina
Digital Action Campaigns Manager
World Pulse

kkrompas's picture

Welcome

Hi,
So glad to have you here with us. I'm interested in learning more about your organization and how you aid women globally. I went to the website and it looks really interesting.

Kaity

Hello Kaity,

So glad to hear from you and thank you for this warm welcome.

Here are some links to some more information:

http://www.appleseeds.org.il/magazine-page.aspx?id=121 (From our Web Magazine)

http://www.appleseeds.org.il/Data/Appleseeds_international_1119207349.pdf (PDF File with some further information)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weKXpZb5wCs (Youtube video- Opening the first CKC in Rawanda, 2009- Managers training)

Thank you, have a great day,
Dikla.

kkrompas's picture

What an amazing organization.

What an amazing organization. Thanks for sharing. I hope your being a part of this campaign gets the word out there!

Bheki's picture

Great to know about your organization

Dear Dikla,

Thank you so much for your posting and for making us aware of Appleseeds Academy. I went to your web link and was so impressed by what is being accomplished. It looks like a wonderful connection you are making between your organization and the World Pulse community.

Your mission of teaching women basic computer applications is so important to expanding their access to a broader world. I look forward to hearing more from you about your work and seeing how it links in with World Pulse.

Bheki

binapatel33's picture

Thank you

Thank you for sharing your story with us Dikla. I can see you also realize the benefits of technology in relation to self empowerment.

Kind Regards,
Bina Patel
hc Mediate, LLC
www.hcmediate.com

BAJIRA CHISHUBA's picture

votre article

Bonjour, je viens de lire votre article et je comprend ce dont vous faites à l'egard de notre chere communauté world pulse, c'est bon cette initiative à la quelle vous vous joignez en collaboration avec intel pour pouvoir songer à la femme africaine. penser plus à la femme congolaise, femme sud-kivussienne, femme rurale que nous sommes
Nous avons une difficulté reelle nous du milieu rural, nos enfants ne connaissent meme pas comment ressemble l'ordinateur, s'ils peuvent le voir le toucher, l'utiliser ça peut etre un meirveil pour eux et pour nous .
c'est un besoins pour nous qui euvrons dans le domaine de L'education enfin de pouvoir promouvoir nos actions
Merci et comprennez notre doleance

bajira

BAJIRA CHISHUBA's picture

votre article

Bonjour, je viens de lire votre article et je comprend ce dont vous faites à l'egard de notre chere communauté world pulse, c'est bon cette initiative à la quelle vous vous joignez en collaboration avec intel pour pouvoir songer à la femme africaine. penser plus à la femme congolaise, femme sud-kivussienne, femme rurale que nous sommes
Nous avons une difficulté reelle nous du milieu rural, nos enfants ne connaissent meme pas comment ressemble l'ordinateur, s'ils peuvent le voir le toucher, l'utiliser ça peut etre un meirveil pour eux et pour nous .
c'est un besoins pour nous qui euvrons dans le domaine de L'education enfin de pouvoir promouvoir nos actions
Merci et comprennez notre doleance

bajira

Dear Dikla,

thank you for your message and inspiring words about what women in Africa can gain if they learn and gain basic computer skills, being able to connect and interact with the global community.

The Appleseeds Academy looks as an interesting resource, maybe you can tell us more about it and introduce its benefits? Can other members of WorldPulse community maybe join it and benefit from it? Is it a global organisation or it only helps to benefit women from Africa?

My own work is closely related to capacity building and empowerment of young people and young women to advocate for digital rights and free, open and universal Internet. I really want to learn if the Appleseeds Academy can be of help and use for my community. As you fairly noted, together we can promote our voices and ideas, and I believe its a great way to support each other as well!

Thank you,

Anya

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