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ICT has changed and is changing the world. It is one of the main drivers behind globalisation, the creation of economic opportunities and empowerment of individuals. ICT has changed the lives of millions for the better and is an important tool in fighting poverty.

A collaboration of Dutch development organisations and specialized ICT organisations Akvo, Cordaid, Edukans, ICCO and IICD have set up the Connect4Change (C4C) Consortium.

The consortium works closely with preferred partner Text to Change.

The Connect4Change Consortium has a vision of a world where people, in particular young people, women and girls, are able to access relevant information and create their own future.

The mission is to strengthen people and civil society organisations in the sustainable use of and lobby for ICT to achieve their development goals, particularly in economic development, health and education.
In Uganda, C4C has got partners in the education and health sector.
Regarding education, The Dakar Framework for Action (April 2000) identified the use of ICT as one of the main strategies for achieving the “Education for All” goals and improving both access to as well as quality of education.In health, The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that achieving the MDGs for health requires that at health facilities, qualified health care providers are available, are well trained and perform adequately (WHO,2006).

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