CALD International promotes global partnerships, use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT's) and Volunteerism/philanthropy by developing structures or networks that facilitate access to timely and relevant information and resources, innovative and competitive education, local and international business and development opportunities that will enable both the African communities and our partners to compete globally
The successful Global Xchange youth programme is being enhanced to offer a range of new opportunities as a part of the government’s new International Citizen Service (ICS) Programme.
We are now running two programmes, Youth Xchange and Youth Action, for 18-22 year olds.
Youth Xchange is our longest running programme. It gives 18-22 year olds the chance to spend six months tackling important issues, making an impact overseas as well as back on home soil.
Youth Action is a 12 week project spent working in a community overseas. It gives 18-22 year olds the chance to work on issues that really matter.
What is ECO? ECO stands for Every Child Online. ECO is a radical technical and commercial advance that will provide broadband internet connectivity at very low cost to millions across Africa. It can deliver connectivity to every unconnected school in Africa. It is live today in hundreds of schools and will soon be in thousands. For more information go to: http://www.avantiplc.com/eco/
The Unique iMlango Programme iMlango is about improving education. We believe that access to the internet and delivering smart digital education services and content helps to improve the education experience and outcomes for children. The programme aims to deliver improved education outcomes to 150,000 children, in 205 schools, and delivers digital attendance monitoring, broadband internet access via satellite and a host of online learning resources to help teachers and students. We are aiming to bring the potential of digital learning and the digital economy to the communities around the schools too. iMlango is delivered by a number of companies in Kenya and the United Kingdom – working in partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) - and is supported by the Kenyan Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. For more information go to: - http://www.imlango.com/
T op Cup Coffee is a CALD Enterprise Brand/Trade mark that facilitates coffee fair trade in Africa Goal Our goal is to develop a global or international partnerships that will help smallholder coffee farmers in Kenya and Africa link with Coffee Research Institute's information and training center through the existing coffee cooperative societies and factories using Information and Communication Technologies (ICT's) that will enable flow of information on improved varieties, better growing practices, value addition and get a better price for coffee beans by setting up a direct coffee exchange fair trade market portal. Mission Our mission is to establish a collaborative and sustainable social enterprise enabled through use of ICT’s to ease flow of information on improved coffee varieties, better growing practices, value addition and get a better price for coffee beans by setting up a direct coffee exchange fair trade market portal. This will increase their