ADOC Newsletter May 2, 2014


Partners in Chile and Peru share their experience in bridging the digital divide in ADOC Clubs

To provide a platform for all the ADOC center partners to exchange their experiences and ideas of the ADOC project, ADOC Secretariat hosted ADOC Clubs in Chile and Peru respectively…

Nookan Chansri is blessed by the ADOC Training Program in Thailand

My name is Nookan Chansri and I have owned a small shop for several years in Khon-Kaen, Thailand. I started to work when I was very young. Thus, I didn’t get much education, especially in the field of ICT. Most of my life, my only concern was finding ways to earn a living…

APEC Digital Opportunity Center in Cusco, Peru

In partnership with PROMPERU, the APEC Digital Opportunity Center (ADOC) Project is committed to empower entrepreneurs with export potential and the different sectors in the management of information and communication technology (ICT). The joint effort seeks to reduce the digital divide that exists in Peru. It also includes a network of ADOC centers that offer “equipment of digital opportunity “which is accessible for training programs related to ICTs and applications related to the export sector

ADOC Newsletter April 9, 2014


ADOC Photo Contest 2014

Dear ADOC Trainees and Trainers, grab your cameras! The annual ADOC photo contest is back. Once again, Trainees and Trainers can submit photos of great moments in ADOC training to win prizes at http://www.apecdoc.org/site/pc2014/. The online photo contest, sponsored by the ASUS Foundation, begins March 15 and will run until July 31. Mr. Jose Cheng, the ADOC Section …

We all have the right to be part of the digital era

Juarez City, Chihuahua, the northwest zone in Mexico whose population has been marginalized for decades. It is also an area where houses are made by waste materials, unable to access public services and having the highest shortage in commodity housing. Juarez City ranks number 3 …

Introduction to ITU-UUM

UUM and Malaysia were chosen to be the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Asia Pacific (ASP) Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Rural ICT development in October 2006. It was selected by the ITU key stateholders in Bangkok, Thailand.YB Dato’ Lim Keng Yiak, the Minister of Energy, Water, and Communications (now known as Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia) 

ADOC Newsletter December 26, 2013

ADOC Wins Top Prize at AFACT eASIA Awards

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Digital Opportunity Center (ADOC) project (note 1), which was supported by the Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT), Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), and implemented by the Institute for the Information Industry (III)…

Al Ashriyyah Nurul Iman Islamic Boarding School

Located in Parung, Bogor, north of Jakarta, the Al Ashriyyah Nurul Iman Islamic Boarding School was founded in 1998 by Elder Habib Saggaf, a descendant of the Islamic Prophet Mohammed. Since its inception in 1998, the school offers free admission to the students in a wide range of classes from kindergarten…

Farmers Take Advantage of ICT in Agriculture to Help Eliminate Starvation and Reduce Poverty


Mr. Nguyễn Văn B (Short as Mr. B in the article) was born in 1960. He and his wife have 5 children. All of them are in school. Mr. B works very hard in order to provide enough food to feed the family.Mr. B owns a farmland. He grows rice and vegetables. He also raises pigs. In order to make more production from the crops…

ADOC Newsletter December 20, 2013

ADOC Cluster Project in Cusco

Cusco offers many natural, organic and high quality products. Alpaca fiber and Andean grains are two of them.There was a time that the small and medium entrepreneur (SME) owners sold the alpaca fiber and Andean grains by themselves. But the business was not as good as expected…

UNSYIAH-ADOC center in Indonesia

Syiah Kuala University is one of the leading universities in Southeast Asia in the development of science and technology, producing quality graduates and high moral values and ethics. In December 2010, Syiah Kuala University joined the ADOC Project and became one of the local partners in Indonesia…

Nookan Chansri is blessed by the ADOC Training Program in Thailand

My name is Nookan Chansri and I have owned a small shop for several years in Khon-Kaen, Thailand. I did not receive much education, especially in the field of ICT. Most of my life, my only concern was finding ways to earn a living for my family…

 

 

 

 

ADOC Newsletter November 29, 2013

We Are Always There for You

As you may know, the mission of the ADOC Project is to transform digital divides into digital opportunities. Since it was launched in 2004, the ADOC Project has worked to help disadvantaged groups or areas to overcome limitations due to age, gender, physical, social or educational status. Chinese Taipei would like to express its gratitude to the 10 partner member economies of this project, namely Chile, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Russia, Thailand, and Vietnam…

CAS, the driving force of ADOC in Thailand

The involvement of Thailand joining the ADOC project could trace back to 2007. As 3 city-level tele-communication centers opened in Bangkok, Nakhon Pathom and Nakhon Ratchasima, the ADOC initiative and related programs have been promoted within the country…

Knowledge as Love. Grows when it is shared  

My name is Elizabeth Valdivia González. I started to participate in the project by the end of 2010 when a group of professors from ITSON invited me to work together. They would like to teach adults to use computers as a community service. It was just the beginning when we were planning and thinking about how to do it…

ADOC Newsletter November 18, 2013

2013 ADOC International Volunteer Teams in Indonesia

The ADOC secretariat is pleased to share its 2013 international volunteer team stories with all the ADOC partners and friends. Co-sponsored with the ASUS foundation, ten groups composed of university students and NGO/NPO workers have conducted their volunteer services this summer in collaboration with ADOC centers in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam…

Supporting Women to Become More Successful

The Centre for Women and Development (CWD) is an institution directly subordinated to the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU). The main function of CWD is to support the political and social activities of the Vietnam Women’s Union under the direction of the Presidium of the Vietnam Women’s Union. The goal of CWD is to support the integral development of the skills, the educational level, and the capacities of Vietnamese women…

The ADOC Project Helps Disabled Members in the Community Improve Their Businesses and Lives  

Carlos Miguel Quito Cruz is from Trujillo, Perú, and has been suffered from a walking disability since he was born. His dream was to have his own business and be financial independent.One day, Carlos’ life was changed. The president of the National Council for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities (CONADIS) had made agreement with the ADOC center in Trujillo to provide low-cost or free ICT workshops for all members…

ADOC Newsletter October 29, 2013

Winner Announcement for 2013 Photo Contests

The ADOC Secretariat is pleased to announce the winners of the ADOC Photo Contest 2013. After weeks of evaluation conducted by the combined committee from the ADOC secretariat and ASUS foundation, along with the consideration of open votes, the 12 winners of this year’s photo contest are:“Family Learning” and “Teach Your Mother Well” from Indonesia, “Brainstorming” and “Under Instruction” from Vietnam, “Problem Solving” and “Stay Focus” from the Philippines, “ผู้หญิงก็เก่งได้ถ้าต้องการฝึกฝน” from Thailand, “Field Trip with Laptop”, “The Computer Class” and “We Are Using Laptop under the Sun” from Peru, “Little Girl Smiling” and “Single Mothers” from Chile…

Introduction to the ITSON Navojoa ADOC Center

The ADOC center at ITSON Navojoa is a joint work of the Technological Institute of Sonora (ITSON) and the ADOC Secretariat since 2009. The goal of the center is to bridge the digital divide in the community located in Navojoa, Sonora and serves those people in disadvantages like aging, unable to take higher education or economic minority. A variety of courses related to the Information…

The ADOC Project in ZOTO Has Brought Hope to Jomar Lalata in Life  

My name is Jomar Lalata. I was born in 1993 and I live in Navotas in the Philippines. I came from a poor family. In fact, years ago my family was not able to earn enough for food to eat. I was not able to continue my studies after the compulsory education was end because there was not enough money to tuition. Without further education, I had no hopes for a good future and felt lost in my life…

ADOC Newsletter October 18, 2013

2013 ADOC International Volunteer Teams in Vietnam

The ADOC secretariat is pleased to share its 2013 international volunteer team stories with all the ADOC partners and friends. Co-sponsored with the ASUS foundation, ten groups composed of university students and NGO/NPO workers have conducted their volunteer services this summer in collaboration with ADOC centers in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam…

Unitech, the ADOC pioneer in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea (PNG) joined the ADOC project in 2006. As the only pacific country to join the ADOC community, PNG has its limitations on ICT infrastructure and network building. By participating in the ADOC project, the ADOC secretariat and ADOC partner office in PNG aim at promoting internet using and e-friendly environment and access creation in PNG…

Hoa’s Life Finds New Meaning through the ADOC Project  

Hoa is a young girl who was born in a poor village in the mountainous district of Thanh Hoa, Vietnam. In order to bring extra money to her family, like the other young adults in the village, Hoa left her village in 2007, went across the border and would like to find a job at farms. However, it was sad that she was deceived, got sold and worked as a prostitute in a brothel…

ADOC Newsletter September 26, 2013

2013 ADOC International Volunteer Teams in Thailand

The ADOC secretariat is pleased to share our 2013 international volunteer team stories with all the ADOC partners and friends. Co-sponsored with the ASUS Foundation, 10 groups composed of university students and NGO/NPO workers have conducted their volunteer services in summer 2013 in collaboration with ADOC centers in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam…

Introduction to FTII in Indonesia

FTII is an organization consisting of the association in the field of Information Technology and other related fields, and in line with the goal of federation and in accordance with the Statutes and Bylaws of the Federation.Joining the ADOC Project since 2006, FTII is one of the major partners in the ADOC Project in Indonesia…

The ADOC Helps Members in the Community Improve Their Skills and Their Lives 

Carlos Wilson Lozano Rodríguez is a 42-year-old sales representative from Trujillo, Perú. He would like to share his experience with the courses provided by the ADOC Project.Carlos has been working as a sales representative for an electronic store to sell appliances and computers. But, he only had very basic knowledge of computers and software, and he did find that had begun to limit his ability…

ADOC Newsletter September 18, 2013

“ADOC Yayasan KDM” Won the Prize in the Short Film Contest 2013

The ADOC Secretariat is pleased to announce the winner of the ADOC Short Film Contest 2013. After weeks of evaluation conducted by the joint committee from the ADOC secretariat and ASUS foundation, along with the consideration of the open votes, the winner of this year’s contest is “ADOC Yayasan KDM” from Indonesia…

Introduction to the National Computer Center in Philippines

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is seen as the fuel that boosts the economy in Philippines. The National Computer Center (NCC) is the wheel that steers ICT in the right direction. As the lead agency to promote the strategic use of ICT in the government, the NCC commits to invigorate knowledge sharing and plays a pro-active role in the ICT development and diffusion in the government…

The ADOC Project Helps Yossa to Reach the World 

My name is Yossa. I am 16-year-old and came from Jakarta, Indonesia. My father died when I was little. Since then, my mother had to work very hard in order to provide enough food for my brother and me.To my mother, the most important thing is to get my brother and I educated. Although our relatives allowed us to stay with them, life was still hard to my family