(ORANGE CÔTE D’IVOIRE) – The Orange Côte d’Ivoire Foundation, in partnership with the National Institute for Youth and Sport (INJS), celebrated on December 18, 2020 the opening of the training center for House Trainers Digital. Launched in 2016, the “Maisons Digitales” project aims to contribute to the empowerment of women through digital inclusion.
Housed within the École Normale Supérieure de l’Education Permanente (ENSEP) of the INJS, the training center for digital houses is the result of a partnership between the establishment and the Orange Côte d’Ivoire Foundation. . Equipped with digital equipment (digital tablets, computers and other accessories, this place will ensure the training of permanent educators in the methodology specific to the “Maisons Digitales” project.
The “Maisons Digitales” project, initiated by the Orange Côte d’Ivoire Foundation in 2016, aims to empower women, promote digital inclusion and the professional integration of the most vulnerable among them. Concretely, the Digital Houses are training spaces fitted out and equipped with digital material with adapted educational content. The training program includes: digital literacy, digital financial education and introduction to ICTs, thanks to which listeners acquire basic knowledge, essential for their professional emancipation.
The award ceremony for the training center for trainers held on December 18 was also an opportunity to award the “Coup de Cœur Ô Féminin 2020” prizes. This “coup de cœur” prize consists of granting a grant to one or more female learners in a Digital Center in each country within the framework of projects submitted for competition. The winners are selected by a committee of the Group foundation.
Ladies Aka épse N’Guessan Yampoué (Maison Digitale de Bonoua), Ahouré Acouba Solange (Maison Digitale de Bonoua) and Martine Attoucat Atat (Maison Digitale de Toumodi) are the winners of the 2020 edition. in the presence of the Director of Cabinet of the Ministry of Sports, Mr. Allah Yao François, the Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Women, Family and Children, Ms. Assamoua Mariam and the Deputy Director General of Orange Côte d ‘ Ivoire, Mrs. Nafy Silué Coulibaly. For Ms. Nafy Silué Coulibaly, Deputy Managing Director of Orange Côte d’Ivoire: “The Orange Côte d’Ivoire Foundation invests in a sustainable manner in the potential of Ivorian women from all walks of life. In a few years, 16 Digital Houses have been erected and 4000 women have been trained. These figures prove the strength and sincerity of Orange’s commitment to the country. We are convinced that promoting digital education for women means promoting their professional integration, and thus helping to make them real agents of development ”.
About the Orange Côte d’Ivoire Foundation
Created on November 26, 2006, the Orange Côte d’Ivoire Foundation’s main missions are to promote the image of Orange Côte d’Ivoire as a citizen through social actions for:
- Contribute to the well-being of Ivorians,
- Improve human relations through projects of rapprochement, listening and dialogue,
- Involve Orange Côte d’Ivoire employees in social actions.
The Orange Côte d’Ivoire Foundation has a constant presence on its 3 axes of intervention which are: health to fight against cardiovascular diseases and arterial hypertension, then support people suffering from low vision, deafness and deafness. autism; education by contributing to the education of children, literacy for girls and women and support for village communities; and culture by encouraging the promotion of young talents and the preservation of Ivorian cultural heritage. The commitment of the Orange Côte d’Ivoire Foundation, which is the pledge of its social responsibility, is reflected in the support of various projects. It has carried out more than 490 projects in the fields of education, health, culture, “village project”, the Digital Education and Generation Orange programs. Today, the world is becoming digital, and the Orange Côte d’Ivoire Foundation enables vulnerable groups to develop their skills and knowledge thanks to digital technology. The Digital Education program initiated in 2014 is divided into 3 projects:
- Digital Schools for students;
- Digital Houses for women;
- Solidarity Fab-Labs for out-of-school youth.
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