ICT training, employment, and youth: The case of Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico

Abstract

The study was designed to address the following research questions: How do NGOs, through their community centers, train youth in urban areas of Latin America for entrepreneurial/business activities? What role do ICT skills play in these programs? What partnerships are NGOs building to support economic and social development? How effective are these programs for creating employment opportunities, in the opinion of beneficiaries? How do beneficiaries perceive that ICTs can help improve their and their families’ living conditions?

Recommended Citation

Mariscal, J., Botelho, A, & Gutiérrez, L. (2008). ICT training, employment, and youth: The case of Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico. Seattle: Technology & Social Change Group (formerly the Center for Information & Society) University of Washington. Lima: Instituto de Estudios Peruanos.

Keywords

ICT training, youth