Funded project

Reducing child digital divide

Spain

According to the European Commission, between 2015 and 2020, about 900.000 jobs could be uncovered by lack of professionals with digital expertise. Globally, this deficit will approach two million.

Funded thanks to:
  • Donors
  • Total raised
    100%raised
    • PcComponentes clients 3.650€
  • Direct beneficiaries 80

    Those people who have naturally benefited from the project's interventions.

  • Indirect beneficiaries 200

    Those identifiable people who will potentially recieve an effect from the project's activities.

Ayuda en Acción

Budget

  • Materials 3.650€
  • Total 3.650€
3.650€

Description

Ayuda en Acción promotes an educational program to facilitate technological development to youth at risk of social exclusion, with the aim of generating employment opportunities, reducing socio-economic and gender barriers.

Digital skills are achieved through programming , improving learning, collaborative knowledge and technological development. Thus, technology education becomes essential pillar to open the doors of entrepreneurship, employment and present and future innovation of a country.

The project is developed in more than 50 schools of 9 regions, in complex schools based on unfavorable socioeconomic indicators, and the project is presented as a basic tool to reduce the digital and gender gap between childhood.

The digital divide refers to the gap between people who have access to knowledge and new technologies and those without, and involves the risk of exclusion of those who are left out of this innovation, this new way of understanding life, the new reality, and ultimately, the future.

Activities

  • Oriented projects (learning by doing) in teams of 2 students, in order to solve daily challenges of improving their immediate environment by using robotics work.
  • Teacher training.
  • Workshops with families.
  • Open days.

Who will benefit?

With 3.650€, 80 students of a secondary school with socio-economic vulnerability from Cornellà (Barcelona) may be formed in robotics and technology to enhance their employability in the future.

Project objectives

To provide adolescents at risk of social exclusion necessary measures to facilitate their employability and active participation in society by promoting the use of technology skills.

To prevent school failure.

Transparency

Ayuda en Acción fully complies with the 9 Principles of Transparency and Good Practices analyzed by the Lealtad Foundation

Fundacion Lealtad

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