Connecting Dreams Foundation (CDF), New Delhi and SACRED – Providing Integrated Development Programme for Rural Empowerment , Karnataka
Regarding the implementation of Apna Tech Tree (ATT) – Smart Village Development Centre at Village Thumbenahalli, Ramnagara (Karnataka) to establish technological connectivity and promote entrepreneurship among women.
Connecting Dreams Foundation
CDF strives to bridge the gap between the rural and urban India by setting up sustainable models of education, healthcare and livelihood. The foundation aims to empower youth and women in rural India through connectivity, technology and entrepreneurship.
SACRED – Providing Integrated Development Programme for Rural Empowerment
SACRED aims to empower local communities through people participation, spread awareness among present and upcoming generation through gender sensitization and environmental awareness, aiming for human justice and equality. SACRED also imparts skill training for the economic development of the region of concern.
Issue: Education / Health / Community Development
Sub Issue: Digital literacy, financial literacy, skill development
Target Group: Women and Youth in particular
No. of Direct Beneficiaries under the Project: 1500
Thumbenahalli has other 11 villages in its vicinity forming a village cluster and thus increasing our reach.
We have 3 phased systematic approach which aims to achieve sustainable development through electronic and knowledge connectivity in villages leading to economic connectivity over a sustained period of time.We have 3 phased systematic approach which aims to achieve sustainable development through electronic and knowledge connectivity in villages leading to economic connectivity over a sustained period of time.
1. Enable (Electronic Connectivity): Provide infrastructure support for
a. Network Connectivity
b. Telecommunication Connectivity
2. Empower (Knowledge Connectivity): Creation of knowledge hubs
a. Information centre
b. Impart digital literacy
c. Skill development training
3. Develop (Economic Connectivity):
a. Improved per capita income
b. Access to technology for all
c. Better medical facilities
d. Empowerment of youth and women