Nethope 2017 Device Challenge

Project nameNethope 2017 Device Challenge: Bangladesh
DonorUnited States Technical supported by SCI
Technical supported bySave the Children
Project Duration2017- 2018
Working AreaDhaka North City Corporation, Word No- 2,3,5,6 (Mirpur-12,Mirpur-11, Mirpur-10,Mirpur-7, Mirpur-6, Mirpur-2)
Main Activities • Computer Lab Setup: 4 computer lab were set up by SCI. There were 90 computers with 96 computer tables & 96 chairs,34 UPS and 100 tabs had been given by SCI.
• Community awareness.
• Provide ICT training.
• Job placement.
ObjectivesProvide soft skills and basic computer to the vulnerable adolescent youths and place them to employment.
Expected results • 3600 vulnerable youths will be training on soft skills and basic computer in decorated computer Lab.
• 80% of direct reach employed.
Target Group • Deprived, adolescent and youth from poor households.
• Drop out youths.
• Age group 14-24 years.
• At least class 8 and at best class 12.
Total Youth Reach • Total reach: 3600
• Direct reach: 3280
• Indirect Reach: 320
Description of the project: I. In the month of July ‘2017 there are some awareness program organized by SEEP in Mirpur such as community mobilization, Miking, Leaflet, meeting with the parents & local governments.
II. Enrolled minimum 600 target youths by 5 community mobilizer for 45 days each batch of 5th batch.
III. Enrolled youths took 120 hours soft skills & basic computer training by recruited ICT instructors in the 4 labs in our Vocational Training Center.
IV. After taking sort course, some of them went to employed in local computer shop, chain shop etc and rest of were went to 5 clubs in Mirpur-12, Bauniabadh, Sabuj Bangla, Ta Block & Duaripara of S2S program for 3 months. Then they went to our VTC for the 3 months IT/BPO training.
V. We have ensured 80% job placement in different organization as projects required.
Staff of the project:One project Coordinator and 2 ICT teachers were recruited by HRD of SEEP.
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