Disseminating Digital Inclusion - Instituto Ecológica

Disseminating Digital Inclusion - Instituto Ecológica

Disseminating Digital Inclusion

Disseminating Digital and Professional Inclusion of Youth in Rural Communities

Knowledge Enhancement
Biodiversity Conservation
Community Development
Technology Transfer
Climate Change Water Resources
Ecosystem Cerrado and Amazon
Localization Pium/TO
Legal Framework National Funding
Project Status Completed
Fundraising Modality Exclusive
Fundraising Status Closed

Local Context

The project aims to support the development of the Bananal Island Region by strengthening social and economic activities of the region’s youth. The project will increase access to information and knowledge tools and to software for computer graphics, it will also promote the adoption and diffusion of knowledge to contribute to the promotion of cultural exchanges. The initiative took place at the Ecologica Institute’s Community and Training Center in the city of Pium, Tocantins, and lasted from March 2011 to March 2012. It had the support from Oi Institute – Novos Brasis Program.

Project Description

Just like the first edition of the project, which took place in 2010, the newest edition had  improvement in sustainable resources, training and professionalization in Graphic Designer. Some results: 1 graphical structuring with printer, cutter, computers and designer programs; 9 monitors performing digital inclusion programs; 60 young people trained in digital inclusion with basic and intermediate computer; 28 young people trained in Graphic Designer; 100 duly registered computers , getting free internet signal; 3 presentations of products for the local market and businesses; folder and banner production and printing.


  • Community development.
  • Knowledge dissemination.
  • Communication promotion.
  • Information sharing.


  • Strengthening of social and economic activities for young people.
  • Digital inclusion.
  • Graphic Design courses.
  • Establishment of a computer lab.
  • Graphical structuring.
Youth Empowered in Informatic
Youth Empowered in Graphic Design