Vodafone pledges €20 million for Europe-wide digital skills programme
Jan 25, 2021
Digital skills education in 14 European countries, from Albania to the UK, will get €20m in funding from the Vodafone Foundation. By working with charities and NGOs [Non-Governmental Organisations], the Vodafone Foundation aims to reach not only children, but also elderly people and those not in education, employment or training.
Spread over five years, the €20m investment will fund local initiatives in Albania, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Turkey, and the UK.
This includes programmes such as DigiCraft, used by 93,000 unique users in Spain; Coding for Tomorrow, which has reached 119,500 students in Germany; and Online Masters, which has benefited 450,000 young people in the Netherlands.
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