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Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) through The Uganda Communications Universal Service and Access Fund (UOUSAF) which is a Universal Service Fund (USF) to communications in Uganda has launched a call for business plan proposals to establish a collaboration with a suitable partner for the implementation of key activities under the general thematic area of addressing the digital divide amongst elderly.

UCO/UCUSAF seeks to collaborate with a suitably qualified stakeholders or consortium of stakeholders with the requisite qualifications, resources, competencies, and experience to implement initiatives aimed at addressing the digital divide amongst the women.
The main objective of the project is to equip the elderly from the five district communities with competencies (knowledge, skills and attitudes) in the safe and ethical use of digital technology needed to access services and to promote social interaction so as to contribute to society as active citizens.

Specific objectives
1. Enable the elderly to acquire digital skills for them to be active citizens and socially included in respect of e-governance, business, social life, citizen participation and continuous learning..
2. Enable the elderly to keep in touch with the changes in technology.
3. Increase older peoples' trust and confidence in doing things online.
4. Improve digital inclusion to ensure that the elderly can equally and equitably access and make use of the ICTS.
5. Enable elderly obtain information and knowledge on ICTs that can assist them Improve the
prevention of illness and boosting health and well-being.
6. Reducing social isolation for older persons.

Project Key Output Actions
1.1 Train a total of at least 800 beneficiaries from the district locations.
1.2 Develop training content, customized in local languages, where required.
1.3 Mentor Monitor and follow-up trainees.

Target Group
This initiative targets the elderly with no or very basic digital literacy skills especially groups such as associations of the elderly, church groups. Saccos, other different associations, etc.

Application Timeline
The grant application is open effective 19th September - 02 October 2023.
An online Pre-grant Application meeting on Teams will be held on 26 September 2023 at 3.00pm. Participants should register in advance for this meeting using the link in the detailed document.

For further details on the grant application process, visit: 
The Executive Director
Uganda Communications Commission Plot 42-44, Spring Road Bugolobi P.O. Box 7376, Kampala Website:  Email: X: @UCC_Official
Job Info
Job Category: Tenders in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 02 October 2023
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 19-09-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 19-09-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 19-09-2067
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