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August 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

August 2023 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

 

August 2023

This August I continued to heal from my shoulder procedure (January 2022) and am learning to live with pain in my right shoulder. 

My right shoulder was very painful and inflamed and I struggled to write this blog.

I attended a 2 day online webinar titled, 'Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value' with the Institute of Social Entrepreneurs Asia, (ISEA).

Joined the August 2023 webinar about storytelling with World Pulse.

I listened to guest speakers highlighting how to teach literacy to deaf learners from eKitabu, this session was organised by the World Literacy Foundation and Sun Books monthly webinars.

 

Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value with the Institute of Social Entrepreneurs Asia (ISEA)

انسٹی ٹیوٹ آف سوشل انٹرپرینیورز ایشیا (ISEA) کے ساتھ معنی خیز کنیکٹیویٹی ایکسپلورنگ ویلیو کی طرف سفر

As a fair trade educator interested in digital literacy and connectivity for fair trade and ethical artisans and producers in remote areas around the world.

I was pleased to receive an email from the Institute of Social Entrepreneurs Asia (ISEA) to join their 2 day webinar and learn about their work regarding meaningful connectivity and exploring value.

Leaders and Community activists shared their live case studies, from Indonesia, Philippines, India and Latin America.

I am so glad I managed to log in at 8 am each day.

Many thanks to the ISEA Communications team and all the guest speakers.

I hope I can visit their work one day soon and duplicate their initiatives for many fair trade producers who face internet and digital deficiencies.

 



16th August 2023 - Day 1

 ISEA - Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value, Webinar, Day 1, Aug 23 photo 1

Journey towards meaningful connectivity 2 day webinar August 2023

Credit: ISEA

 

ISEA - Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value, Webinar, Day 1, Aug 23 photo 2

Credit: ISEA

 

ISEA - Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value, Webinar, Day 1, Aug 23 photo 4

Credit: ISEA

 

ISEA - Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value, Webinar, Day 1, Aug 23 photo 5

Credit: ISEA

Technology transfer in rural communities cannot happen in a rush.

It requires a gradual process with hands-on learning and a

human centred approach.

 

 ISEA - Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value, Webinar, Day 1, Aug 23 photo 6

 Credit: ISEA

The art of collaboration with local government and authorities to empower local communities.

 

ISEA - Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value, Webinar, Day 1, Aug 23 photo 7

 Credit: ISEA

Develop Support Ecosystem and Multi Stakeholder Collaboration

Common Room has consistently worked towards fostering communication, coordination and multitask holder cooperation aiming to create a strong support ecosystem to develop CN development in Indonesia.

One of the Flag ship activities of the Rural ICT Camp, an annaul event that was intiatally conducted in Ciptagaler indigenous village in hybrid format in 2020 during Covid19 pandemic outbreak.

The Rural ICT Camp was organised in Tembok Village Buleng Regency, Bali Provence.

 

ISEA - Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value, Webinar, Day 1, Aug 23 photo 8

Credit ISEA

What can be learned from the CN Infrastructure that has been developed over the past 5 years in collaboration with indigenous communites in Indonesia?

 

 ISEA - Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value, Webinar, Day 1, Aug 23 photo 9

Credit: ISEA

Potentials and Risks of Connectivity

 

ISEA - Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value, Webinar, Day 1, Aug 23 photo 10

Credit: ISEA

Value Added Services

- Increase the capacity of technician Ciptagelar Hotpot.

- Monitoring installed internet device routine twice in a month in each hamlet.

- Maintenance and repair damaged device as soon as possible.

- Peer to peer training for School of Community Networks member in Ciptagelar Hotspot Basecamp in Burangrang (will open classes soon for the general public who want to learn).

- Free internet for teachers who will upload basic education data (DAPODIK)

- Podcast workshop

- Workshop documentation of the use of traditional Kasepuhan, Citagelar knowledge and technology (Local Content).

- Workshop management of community-based internet infrastructure

- Workshop and sharing session healthy and safe use of the internet.

 

 ISEA - Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value, Webinar, Day 1, Aug 23 photo 11

Credit ISEA

Internet technology is not rocket science.

But it still requires a specific approach and training techniques when it comes to capacity building for local communities that have never interacted with computers and digital technology.

 

 ISEA - Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value, Webinar, Day 1, Aug 23 photo 12

Credit: ISEA

Last but not least, lets listen to the story of our friend from the School of Community Networks in the Village about how they have been developing Community Networks over the past 1.5 years.

 

 ISEA - Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value, Webinar, Day 1, Aug 23 photo 13

Credit: ISEA

 

ISEA - Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value, Webinar, Day 1, Aug 23 photo 14

My thank you message to the ISEA team and all the guest speakers

 

ISEA - Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value, Webinar, Day 1, Aug 23 photo 13

Copy and paste for photos

 

17th August 2023 - Day 2

Please click on the link to read about Day 2 of a 'Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value' with the Institute of Social Entrepreneurs Asia, (ISEA).

 

For those interested I have posted both webinars for you to watch at your leisure.

Day 1 

 

Day 2

 

 

Training Tuesday:

Public Speaking with Kirthi Jayakumar,

August 2023

 Training Tuesday - Public Speaking Webinar, World Pulse, Aug 23, photo 1

Credit: World Pulse

 

After a long 5 months sabbatical, I painfully joined the last Training Tuesday for August 2023 which was about Public Speaking.

 Training Tuesday - Public Speaking Webinar, World Pulse, Aug 23, photo 2

 Credit and Source: World Pulse

 

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Credit and Source: World Pulse

 

 Training Tuesday - Public Speaking Webinar, World Pulse, Aug 23, photo 4

Credit and Source: World Pulse

 

Training Tuesday - Public Speaking Webinar, World Pulse, Aug 23, photo 5

Credit and Source: World Pulse

  

World Literacy Foundation

Sun Books Webinar

31st August 2023 with eKitabu Kenya/Ruanda

World Literacy Foundation Sun Books Webinar eKitabu pic 1 August 31 2023

This webinar was organised by the World Literacy Foundation and Sun Books and focussed on how to teach and improve Literacy skills among deaf learners and the hard of hearing in Kenya and Rwanda.

Guest speakers presented from eKitabu spoke to audience from real life experiences.

 

World Literacy Foundation Sun Books Webinar eKitabu pic 2 August 31 2023

 Credit: eKitabu

 

World Literacy Foundation Sun Books Webinar eKitabu pic 3 August 31 2023

Credit: eKitabu

 

World Literacy Foundation Sun Books Webinar eKitabu pic 4 August 31 2023

Credit: eKitabu

 

World Literacy Foundation Sun Books Webinar eKitabu pic 6 August 31 2023

Credit: eKitabu

 

World Literacy Foundation Sun Books Webinar eKitabu pic 7 August 31 2023

Credit: eKitabu

 

 World Literacy Foundation Sun Books Webinar eKitabu pic 8 August 31 2023

Credit: eKitabu

 

World Literacy Foundation Sun Books Webinar eKitabu pic 9 August 31 2023

Credit: eKitabu

 

Thank you for reading my blog wherever you are in the world!

Peace and blessings

Sabeena

 

Further Reading and Links

ISEA

ISEA YouTube Channel

World Pulse

World Literacy Foundation 

eKitabu

 





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