Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Nokia and UNESCO Pakistan launches eTaleem application

Nokia and UNESCO Pakistan launches eTaleem applicationNokia and UNESCO has launched a mobile phone application eTaleem that is aiming to educated illiterate and less educated women in the rural areas of Pakistan. The application will run on S 40 series of Nokia mobile phones.
eTaleem application is a part of UNESCO effort for the promotion of the education among women in the rural areas of developing countries.  The program, “Mobile Literacy training for Literacy Training of Rural Female Adults” has gained the support from government organizations such as Literacy Department of Punjab and the Education Department of Ministry of Capital Administration Development.
The content of Nokia’s eTaleem application is based upon UNESCO’s educational DVDs designed and tested in community learning centers all over Pakistan.
Pakistan has 58% of literacy rate according to a survey conducted by PSLM in 2010-11. The percentage is very low in the rural areas especially for women.
At the moment some 2500 adult females are using eTaleem application on Nokia mobile phones in rural areas of Punjab and Khyber- Pakhtunkhwa.
Complete list of Nokia mobile phones that support eTaleem application
Nokia S40 6th Edition Deviceso Nokia C2-01
o Nokia C2-05
o Nokia X2-00
o Nokia X2-02
o Nokia X2-05
o Nokia X3
• Nokia S40 6th Edition Deviceso Nokia 2010
o Nokia 3020
o Nokia Asha 200
o Nokia Asha 201
o Nokia Asha 302
o Nokia C3-00
o Nokia X2-01
• Nokia S40 6th Edition FP1 Deviceso Nokia 110
o Nokia 111
o Nokia 112
o Nokia 113
• Nokia S40 6th Edition FP1 Devices
o Nokia 2020
o Nokia 2030
o Nokia 3000
o Nokia 3030
o Nokia Asha 202
o Nokia Asha 203
o Nokia Asha 300
o Nokia Asha 303

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