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1. Microsoft Digital Literacy curriculum. Learn basic programming concepts and skills.
Microsoft Digital Storytelling free E-Book
2. International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is a global research institute with headquarters in Washington, D.C., and regional offices in Nairobi, Kenya, and New Delhi, India. ICRW’s mission is to empower women, advance equality and fight poverty in the developing countries.
3. International Librarians Network is run by volunteers all around the world. You can have a free access to scholarly publications to researchers.
4. The International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP) is an international development charity working with a global network to improve access, production and use of research information and knowledge, so that countries are equipped to solve their development challenges.
AuthorIAD is a global online network that provides support, metering, resources, and training in developing countries.
5. Room To Read partners with local communities throughout the developing word to establish libraries, care ate local language children’s literature, and constructs schools.
Please visit the website at http://www.roomtoread.org
6. One Global Economy is implementing its youth digital literacy and leadership training, Community Connectors, and in South Africa.
OGE has projects in 17 countries and 3 US Territories aimed at helping under-served community members improve their lives using information communication technology as the means of delivery.
7. World Literacy Foundation currently supports the distribution of two key digital products: Teach The World To Read and Budding Reader e-books. In 2003 the WLF was launched in Melbourne, Australia. The key aim was to provide direct educational support to those who needed it most, as well as advocating the literacy issue and how it continues to force millions of people into a poverty-stricken life. The foundation provides the acclaimed Fantastic Phonics reading program at eligible schools, organization and communities free of charge.
8. Google Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum.
9. Intel in Education- Intel Learn Easy Steps program addresses the needs of adults and youth around the world who see to lean basic digital literacy skills.
The Intel Learn Easy Steps program is currently deployed in 20 countries from India to Nigeria.
10. The Rockefeller Foundation has been working on the issue of youth employment in the rapidly growing information and communications technology (ICT) enabled sectors for the last several years. Today, we are thrilled to announce the official launch of the next phase of our work: Digital Jobs Africa.Digital Jobs Africa will unfold over the next seven years with the goal of impacting the lives of one million people through job creation for high-potential but disadvantaged youth in six African countries - Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa - all of which have dynamic and growing services sectors and offer the potential for continued ICT development.
11. The Kakenya Center for Excellence seeks to empower and motivate young girls through education to become agents of change and to break the cycle of destructive cultural practices in Kenya, such as female genital mutilation and early forced marriage. These future leaders will improve their community, their nation, and the world. We challenge ourselves to come up with the best educational system for young African girls and we promise to share our model with others.
Kakenya is now fulfilling her promise to her community. As the founder and president of Kakenya Center for Excellence, a girls’ primary boarding school in Enoosaen, Kenya, Kakenya believes that education will empower and motivate young girls to become agents of change in their community and country. The Center opened its doors in May 2009 and currently has 155 students in grades four through eight. It has become a beacon of hope to the girls and parents in Enoosaen. Kakenya was honored with a Vital Voices Global Leadership award in 2008 and as a National Geographic Emerging Explorer in 2010. She was named one of Newsweek’s “150 Women Who Shake the World” in 2011 and counted among the Women Deliver 100: The Most Inspiring People Delivering for Girls and Women. She was a featured speaker at TEDx Midatlantic Conference in 2012 and honored as a CNN Hero in 2013. Her story has been the subject of a Washington Post series, a BBC documentary, and many magazine articles. I personally have met Kakenya in Washington, D.C., in 2008. She is a remarkable woman. Kakenya received an Award from Vital Voices. http://www.kakenyasdream.org/about-us/mission/
12. The Zawadi Africa Education Fund is a program designed to provide scholarships to academically gifted girls from disadvantaged backgrounds from Africa to pursue higher education in the U.S.A,Uganda,Ghana ,South Africa and Kenya. The Zawadi Africa Education Fund is based on the highly successful Kennedy/Mboya Student airlifts of the 1960′s, through a partnership with individuals and institutions with an interest in creating leadership. In 2002, Dr. Susan Mboya, daughter of Tom Mboya, created the Zawadi Africa Education Program to help young African women obtain a college education. This pilot program was loosely based on the 1960′s student African Student Airlifts. As with the original airlifts, the program pairs US universities with talented but needy young women from East Africa.
13. Global Fund for Women is dedicated to advance the rights of women and girls worldwide by increasing resources for and investing on women-led organizations and women’s collective leadership for change. The Global Fund for Women supports democracy movements and efforts to secure land, labor and property rights.
14. Vital Voices’s mission is to identify, invest in and bring visibility to extraordinary women around the world by unleashing their leadership potential to transform lives and accelerate peace and prosperity in their communities. Economic empowerment program VV Grow offers fellowships, research, mentoring, and advocacy.
15. In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.
UN Women offers a free access to its Digital Library.
16. Women for Women International works with socially excluded women in eight countries where war and conflict devastated their lives and communities. Women who enroll in a one-year program learn job skills and receives business training so they can earn a living. They come to understand their rights and how fight for those rights in their homes, their communities and their nations. They learn how to become leaders.
17. Women’s Campaign International was founded in 1998 by former Pennsylvania Congresswoman Marjorie Margolies. WCI focuses in areas that fundamental to women’s equality through building skills tat help women become effective agents of change. WCE does this trough trainings, workshops, and technical assistance.
18. Women’s Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace (WLP) works in 20 countries worldwide. WLP gives women access to ICT trainings.
19. Camfed educates girls and supports young women to become leaders of change. They provide school fess, supplies, and uniforms to support girls from primary school trough secondary school, college and beyond.
They help women learn how manage money and launch small businesses. They also train them as health activists and teachers.
20. CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. CARE provides educational and leadership opportunities for millions of girls and help them gain skills they need to succeed in school and beyond.
21. The Women’s Refugee Commission is the only organization solely dedicated to improving lives and protecting the rights of displaced women, children, and young people.
22. United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) provides international leadership to create learning societies with educational opportunities for all populations. It also provides expertise and foster partnerships to strengthen national educational leadership and the capacity of countries to offer quality education for all.
Free training http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/resources/new...
22. The Global Literacy Project, Inc. (GLP), is a New Brunswick, New Jersey based nonprofit and tax-exempt [501 (C) 3] organization, conceptualized for the purpose of fostering community-based literacy initiatives throughout the world.
• The GLP initiative began in 1999-2000 with Dr. Olubayi Olubayi from Kenya; Mr. Denniston Bonadie from St. Vincent & the Grenadines in the Caribbean; Ms. Diana Dade, Dr. Thelma Tate and Ms. Sivan Yosef from New Jersey, USA; Dr. Edward Ramsamy, originally from South Africa; Dr. Emeka Akaezuwa from Nigeria; Ms. Kavitha Ramachandran, an Indian-American; and Mr. Wendel Thomas, from St. Croix and Dominica in the Caribbean. Ms. Camille Mahon (New Jersey, USA) joined the board in 2008.
• Our initial project was the shipment of 17,000 books in Summer 2000 to Africa. However, we have now expanded our mission to address the Caribbean--partnering with Caribbean agencies for community developmnet, as well as South Asia (India) through two local NGOs.http://glpinc.org/Web_pages/Books_for_Africa,_Asia_and_the_Caribbean.htm