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Reaching Out To The World Through Internet

Hemlata, a trained Internet Saathitraining another young woman in the village on how to use a mobile phone

Hemlata, twenty years old and married is another Internet Saathi who is transforming the skills she learnt to the women in village Bhagwanpur. She takes a lot of pride in helping other women to learn the internet. None of the women in the village own a mobile phone. But that does not stop them from attending Hemlata’s sessions and explore the outside world through the internet.Even the women who are illiterate learn to utilize the voice function to vocally command Google searches. Many of Hemlata’s trainee village women are now very comfortable in operating the mobile phone and tablet, and using applications like Google. She informs us with great pride that even the men come to her to seek her help. “I now know about the various government schemes, and how to enroll online. Many village men including the village Pradhan I even helped my father-in-law apply for a ration card online.” As for Hemlata, herself, the confidence that she has gained during this short period of implementation has helped her set ambitious goals for herself. “I want to stand on my own feet, and get a good job. I have updated my resume, and registered myself on the online site- Job Alert. I also want to set up a business on tailoring and sewing.”

Hemlata, a trained Internet Saathitraining another young woman in the village on how to use a mobile phone