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Digital inclusion: Addressing the digital capability divide

Digital inclusion: Addressing the digital capability divide

In a digital world, the media is all around us. Every day, thousands of media messages bombard us, giving us news, knowledge, entertainment, information on products, lifestyles and beliefs. Media increasingly determines what we learn, what we believe, and what actions we take as members of communities or as citizens.

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All about internet

All about internet

Our internet literacy training module in Marathi provides an overall introduction to citizens in low-income settlements. The module outlines how to get connected, the different uses of internet, cost, use of different languages and more. The pamphlet accompanies the...

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CCDS’s animated learning module introduces internet basics to audiences in simple Hindi.

It runs through what the internet is and how to connect to it, as well as some important websites and functions.

Our campaign video, shot on location in the bastis of Pune and Mumbai, communicates diverse uses of the Internet to those who are not yet online, and underlines the importance of Internet inclusion for low-income communities in urban India. The song has been composed and performed in collaboration with Dharavi Rocks, young musicians from Dharavi who create music on waste materials like plastic containers and cans.

CCDS’s campaign shorts are intended for use as icebreakers and conversation-starters on the subject of internet access for digitally-excluded populations.

These shorts are useful in introducing people in low-income neighbourhoods to the internet.

The first short emphasises that the internet is equally relevant to people in informal urban settlements, and introduces its many uses.The second short suggests how citizens can use the internet to draw attention to local neighbourhood issues and get them addressed.

CCDS’s campaign shorts are intended for use as icebreakers and conversation-starters on the subject of internet access for digitally-excluded populations.

These shorts are useful in introducing people in low-income neighbourhoods to the internet.

The first short emphasises that the internet is equally relevant to people in informal urban settlements, and introduces its many uses.The second short suggests how citizens can use the internet to draw attention to local neighbourhood issues and get them addressed.