Lesson

Demystify technology to better enable poor, illiterate and rural women to acquire important skills

ICTs have the potential to strengthen the power of women and are under-exploited in Haiti today. Their demystification increases and strengthens the capacity for action, of relations and self-esteem of rural women, often victims of triple exclusion: as a woman, rural and poor. Grantees working on technology projects should collaborate with organized specialized in literacy to enable illiterate rural women to acquire computer skills.