Ntha Foundation in partnership with Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM), hosted a Mass Digital Literacy Awareness Campaign on the 21st of July 2023 in Chitipi, a vibrant community nestled in the heart of Malawi under The Digital Malawi Project which is a Government of Malawi project being implemented by The Public Private Partnership commission with funding from The World Bank.
This awareness campaign targeted over 100 participants from the surrounding areas, the campaign proved to be a resounding success, as it aimed to bridge the digital divide and equip individuals with the necessary skills to thrive in an increasingly digital world.
The primary objective of the Mass Digital Literacy Awareness Campaign was to promote digital literacy and empower the people of Chitipi and its catchment areas with essential digital skills.
By providing participants with the knowledge and confidence to use digital tools effectively and efficiently, the campaign aimed to transform lives and uplift the community as a whole.
The Mass Digital Literacy Awareness Campaign focused on individuals within the age range of 45 and above. This choice was strategic, as it recognized the potential barriers faced by older generations in adopting digital technologies. By addressing the concerns and challenges of this demographic, the campaign sought to bridge the generational digital gap, promoting inclusivity and unity within the community.
As The Digital Malawi project continues to champion digital literacy initiatives, the ripple effects of this campaign in Chitipi are expected to be far-reaching. By arming individuals with essential digital skills, the community is better equipped to thrive in the ever-evolving digital landscape. The Mass Digital Literacy Awareness Campaign has laid the groundwork for a more digitally inclusive and prosperous Chitipi, setting a positive precedent for similar endeavors across the nation.
The journey towards digital empowerment is ongoing, and The Digital Malawi project remains committed to fostering digital literacy and digital proficiency across the country. To keep up with the work of the Ntha Foundation, our hub, initiatives and projects, follow our social media pages: