Projects

 
"PiPOP" PCA INTERNET POINT OF PRESENCE
OVERVIEW
There importance, impact and advantages of information technology is clear. As a reliable partner, technology is vital for any rising country and emerging economy, like Lebanon.
 
When Information grow to be the key word for progress, not to many people in Lebanon have access to the World Wide Web, mainly in the rural areas, in particular among women and children.
 
 
 
OBJECTIVES
PiPOP is a program initiated by PCA in order to address the "digital divide" in the Lebanese society.
 
For this purpose, PCA is collaborating with several parties, civil public, and/or international organizations to generate PiPOP centers in various parts of the country. By launching this project PCA had introduced the world of information technology to communities who do not have access for this facility, for income reason.
 
 
1. Short term objectives
Right to access technology and information : Creating several hubs in every region, at the disposal of non profit organizations (social clubs, municipalities, schools...) providing access to technology at a very competitive price to the maximum number of people at all ages. (Check PiPOP Pipeline)
Acquisition of computer and IT skills : PiPOP provided for the communities a small training center, where schools who do not have a computer laboratory, started to organize classes for there students, where they can offer them access to new technology. (Check local's feedback)
 
 
2. Medium to long term objectives
Improving standards of living : Developing local economic initiatives through information dissemination. PCA constructed for every village a website economically oriented. (Check websites addresses)
Professional opportunities : Creating new Jobs and discovering new potential.
(Check PiPOP Pipeline)
Bridging the gap between urban and rural areas

 
Lebanese Pavilion Gitex 2013

 
Lebanese Pavilion Gitex 2014

 
MAP - IT Information Day
The MAP-IT Information Day Event was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel - Beirut Hamra on the 27th of July 2007 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

 
WITSA- Meetings in AThens, Greece

 
WAVE Regional Meeting in Parallel with IGF2014
The Women Alliance for Virtual Exchange- WAVE* held its second regional meeting for the year 2014 in Istanbul which coincided with its as participation in the Internet Governance Forum – IGF

 
Building National ICT Association of Afghanistan
Building National ICT Association of Afghanistan from 09/12/2006 to 10/12/2006 Pictures