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PalTel Group Foundation for Community Development Initiative celebrating the proclamation of the results of the 2012 Computer - 11 July, 2012

PalTel Group Foundation  for Community Development is celebrating the announcement the results of the initiative of the computer to the 2012 Ramallah – (June 20, 2012) under the auspices of President Mahmoud Abbas; Foundation celebrated group communications for the community development arm of development for the Palestinian Telecommunication Group, in collaboration with the NGO Development Center; proclamation of the results Computer Initiative 2012 and handed over computer equipment and the construction of a number of computer labs for winning the civil institutions, during a ceremony in a hotel “Movenpick” in both Ramallah and Gaza through video conferencing technology, the presence of d. Hussein lame presidential chief of staff representative of the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Ammar Aker, CEO of the Palestinian Telecommunication Group, and Zahi Khouri, Chairman of the Center for Development of the civil institutions, and representatives of the winning grant institutions computer. Included initiative in its third year the distribution of 250 computers for 23 laboratories and 46 institutions and societies in both the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The eighth d. Hussein lame President Office of the President and the representative of His Excellency President Mahmoud Abbas this initiative, and said in his speech during the ceremony: “We are pleased to convey to you thanked President Mahmoud Abbas for private sector companies on efforts to build institutions and the Palestinian economy, and contribute to community building Palestinian institutions, he said, adding that the initiative of the computer with the meanings of large institutions of Palestinian society, which is a tributary of the crane and the Palestinian Authority institutions. ” Also, he said. Hussein’s lame to the role of this initiative in opening up new prospects and job opportunities and raise the level of operational institutions, which are in need of modern technology to provide the best services to our people, and strengthen its role in Palestinian society. For his part, Ammar Aker, CEO of the Palestinian Telecommunication Group that this initiative is aimed at dissemination of technological knowledge and to achieve digital inclusion for all groups and areas by supporting the efforts of civil society institutions, and said: “We have become a technology of the most important tools to achieve sustainable community development, by linking the institutions capacity to the network, and enhance communication between institutions and their beneficiaries, and improve, providing services to her community, as well as to improve administrative and operational efficiency of institutions in all parts of the country, and we thank the NGO Development Center for their cooperation in the stages of evaluation and supervision of the implementation of the initiative and their contribution to the training institutions, the winning . “said Aker that the Palestinian Telecommunication Group focuses its community on what the interest of marginalized groups in particular, and to empower young people and women and the various segments of society through technology, providing the initiative computers necessary in order to improve the performance of civil institutions and promote the principles of community service and work culture Volunteering in Palestine. In turn, said Zahi Khouri, Chairman, NGO Development Center: “This initiative has been implemented in partnership for the second year with the development center, which carried out the evaluation of all requests Almstmlh based on the eligibility criteria advertised, and the organization of field visits to institutions the capacity to assess the need, and raising its final recommendations the beneficiary institutions. ” Khoury also stressed that the implementation of this initiative is not limited to the provision of computers, but goes beyond that to provide the necessary training to use it, where the Centre will develop training for NGOs on the use of the recipient portal Palestinian civil institutions (sources). He pointed out that the center of the development is the establishment a Palestinian civil, founded in 2006, seeks through its work to develop the capacity of civil institutions and promote self-reliance and support sustainability, as well as promote and develop standards and mechanisms for coordination and cooperation between institutions, networks and associations of civil work. The Centre contributes to the provision of information and accurate and comprehensive studies on the private sector and its programs and activities. In order to improve the level of vital services provided, and in order to build a civil society be more responsive and effective. She spoke to allow Abu Aoun Hamad, Director General of Communications Group for Community Development, about the importance of this initiative for civil society organizations, said: “We have sought through this initiative is to provide institutions with equipment and access to the Internet, but this initiative is not only so, but include also training courses for the definition of grant institutions about how to use the Internet and related applications of electronic pages. We congratulate the winning grant institutions this year, and we hope to make more achievements in the service of her community in various denominations, especially those most in need of support and attention. ” The initiative offered by the Computer Communications Group Foundation for the Palestinian community development are mainly aimed at all the institutions of civil society and civil institutions located in remote and rural areas, which provide services to the women and young people, orphans and adopt the principles of voluntary work in Palestine. The initiative is divided into two parts: support for institutions apply for computer labs to provide training programs and awareness for the local community in the field of computers and the Internet, and support organizations to get the computers to improve the administrative efficiency