Improving livelihoods of rural weavers through digital training


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Author: Jha, Anoushka


Digital Empowerment Foundation and Commonwealth of Learning provided a digital skill training and capacity building program to 2000 weavers and artisans. Although the training was provided to 2000, due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation, the project team in consultation with the Commonwealth of Learning, could only reach 974 people to conduct the Endline survey. The study aimed to understand the impact of training provided to the artisans and weavers, on their business and marketing strategies and the change in information and communication technology (ICT) uses and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Skills and knowledge; Technology; Teaching and learning; Vocational education and training; Income; Outcomes

Keywords: Capacity building; Online learning; Rural; Digital skills; Skill needs; Skill development; Entrepreneurship; Financial aspects; Internet; Outcomes of education and training; Survey

Geographic subjects: India; Asia

Published: Burnaby, British Columbia: Commonwealth of Learning, 2020

Physical description: 26 p.

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Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 143.874

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