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A project, "Hole in the Wall" was implemented to encourage underprivileged children mostly from slums to learn from the 60 internet kiosks located all over India. Besides improving education of these poor children, equality between the boys and the girls is also maintained. The initial stages of implementing this project was very crucial to ensure whether this project will be successful. A temporary internet kiosk was set up in a a slum and the behaviour of the children was monitored regularly. The video clips of the children showed positive behaviour of the children; the children were able to teach each other computer skills and become very skilled in using the computer though they were literate and were not given any instructions on how to operate the computer.
 
 
Another project was implemented to help 2500 blind students in 20 schools. The project is called  " India IT Freedom Project". After 6 months of research, a  reading software, Job Access with Speech (JAWS) was created to teach computer skills to blind students. There were other softwares such as Magic Magnification Software, Braille printer and Open Book OCR Reading Software developed to help blind students to write examinations without the scriber since they will be able to convert Braille script into normal version. This project has been well-received and many other schools and universities are introducing this project in their schools.
 
The "Sleelampur Project" is a project for poor and semi-literate muslim women of slums in Dehli. This project aims to help these women to break free from the poverty cycle and instill life skills in them. By integrating ICT in vocations such as quilt-making and tailoring, the women can improve their working experience. The brower links with healthcare modules also help to educate the women and youth to live a healthy life.

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