DICT wraps up digital literacy training for PWDs in Pampanga

Another digital literacy training was spearheaded by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) – this time it was held in San Fernando, Pampanga.

(Photo courtesy of DICT Tech4Ed - Region 3)

As part of its Tech4Ed project, DICT Central Luzon launched the five-day digital literacy training in collaboration with the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office of Pampanga.

“ conducted the event at Capitol Compound of San Fernando, Pampanga, and it was attended by persons with disabilities (PWDs) and PWD leaders from different municipalities of Pampanga,” said DICT Region 3 on Friday, Nov. 18.

DICT’s Tech4Ed project means “technology empowerment for education, employment, entrepreneurship, and economic development.” Labeled as the “digital inclusion” initiative of the department, the project seeks to deliver relevant information and communications technology-enabled services to Filipinos.

Aside from this, DICT’s Tech4Ed seeks to establish community e-centers in areas with “minimal to no access” to information, government services, communication, technology, non-formal education, skills, training, telehealth, job markets, as well as business portals.

Sectors that benefit from this project include out of school youth and adults, educators, students, PWDs, senior citizens, Overseas Filipino Workers, entrepreneurs, indigenous people, farmers and fisherfolk, and persons deprived of liberty.