In India, IT (Information Technology) revolution took place about one decade ago but, the digital gap did not allow the millions in our country to access this facility. People at bottom of pyramid (IT) could not afford our modern innovations so life at bottom is unchanged. This digital divide may be pooled and access may be a reality if the people can be engaged with modern changing technology with full of Dignity. Dignity arises only when the people have more options to live, our Computers for Community programs aim to provide people (Rural schools, farmer clubs, rural libraries, and village panchayats) more scope to access IT at very affordable cost. Digital information access and preservation, especially in exploring the possibilities of internet and give IT enabled services for rural community by providing them Computers at affordable cost can convert a person, student and village in to more informed one. The acquaintance with full & update information speeds up decision making benefitting the society at large.
Fast technological invention has enviably created replacement race for better & faster speed, these older but fully functional & usable EEE are ported at our refurbishment house where it goes under inspection & technical check. After series of process it become as good as new items.
Why at Low Cost
Our aim is not to make profit but serve the people in miseries, apart we only provide the computers at low cost after undertaking that the beneficiary will return the computers for recycling. This way we promote the REUSE , RECYCLE to reduce the carbon footprints and of course social well beings.
We started our GCFC programme from Rajasthan in Jhunjhunu, where we distributed our low cost refurbished computers to eligible and needy students, small shop keepers and NGOs personal. In this programe we have undertaken from beneficiaries to return it back to us to only this is our one of the condition to provide the low cost computers to stakeholders of the programe.
Our technician has worked hard in inspecting and refurbishing it up to standard level, after this our mobile Van carried the desktops to our Nawalgarh. Since it was one of the new move for the Nawalgarh our partner organization urged us to organise small ceremony so we not only promote the Green computers but can send proper massage in society how these computers works efficiently. The function was attended by the people from Municipality Nawalgarh, students from near schools and ITI College.
The programe is the great significance for us as it connects two aspects-
- Green Jobs
- Bridging Digital divide and support to Digital India
We see that our programme will ensure the jobs for those who are skilled in computers repair. We will provide the platform for green jobs and also link the various stakeholders in the society to avail such facilities.
Digital divide in India is widening and our aim to bridge the gap in way where we can ensure the proper management of e-waste generated after the end of life of these products.