Digital Divide Project





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Project Description

Region: South-East Asia

Country: Nepal

Location: Parbat

Total Budget: $60,000

Area of Focus: Basic education and literacy

The world today is divided between the 'haves' and 'have-nots', not only by wealth but by a growing number of separations, including the access to knowledge and information which is provided through information technology -known as the digital divide. The governmental schools are unable to provide computer facilities at their schools, as such the gap between students studying in private schools and governmental schools are widening. The condition is more acute in villages, where private computer training facilities are also not available and students have not even seen a computer.

Rotary club of Branchburg in cooperation with the Rotary Club of Parbat (RCP) has been working in the area to provide scholarships and programs. This project will help to establish computer labs, E-library learning centers so that the students would have,at least,some basic concept of a computer.

Primary Host Partner

District: 3292

Rotary Club of: Parbat

Primary Contact: Ganesh Paudel

Email: ganeshpaudel75@gmail.com

Primary International Partner

District: 7510

Rotary Club of: Branchburg Township

Primary Contact: Tulsi R. Maharjan, PDG

Email: trm7510@gmail.com

Project Status

Need $14,334
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Project listed for the 2017-18 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

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Parbat (3292)





Branchburg Township (7510)





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Amount Requested from The Rotary Foundation






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