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Digital inclusion

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    • Edlal online platform

      Omantel, in partnership with 'Rudha' and 'Point' startups, launched the first Omani open e-learning platform 'Edlal', to prepare young Omanis to join the workforce by equipping them with the required skills and knowledge for the market, in addition to enriching the Arabic online content.

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    • ICT internship opportunities with Huawei

      The ongoing Omantel-Huawei internship programme targets ICT students and graduates from Sultan Qaboos University, GUTech and the Caledonian College of Engineering offering internship opportunities for over 100 students to benefit from the training and knowledge transfer

       

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    • Upgrade: Omantel, in cooperation with The Research Council (TRC), Public Authority for SME Development (Riyada), Information Technology Authority (ITA), Oman Technology Fund (OTF) and National Youth Committee (NYC), launched a multi-sectoral initiative titled 'Upgrade' to transform graduating students' class projects into financially viable information and communication technology (ICT) start-ups.

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    • Hour of Code: Omantel collaborated with Engineering Village – a startup enterprise – a global educational initiative for kids (from 8 to 14) where they learn basics of coding and computer science within one hour through simple, easy and interactive programs. The global movement involves a one-hour introduction to computer.

       

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    • Imagine Cup: Aimed at enhancing creativity and IT skills among Omani youth, Omantel partnered with Microsoft Corporation to organize the annual competition. which brings together young technologists worldwide to help resolve some of the world's toughest challenges. The competition brings together youngsters from around the Sultanate, enabling them to help resolve global challenges through mobile apps.

       

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    • Omantel Wal Alawael: An initiative that targets training elderly people on using new technology in Ibra. This was the third session as part of a continuous initiative running for many years. The initiative aims to bridge the digital gap among older generations and enable them to benefit from the new advancements.

       

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Responsibility

  • Ramadan Campaign: Omantel organized the 9th edition of its annual Ramadhan Campaign under the theme: Give. Share. Care. The 2017 campaign covered the maintenance of 22 houses of less-privileged families across the Sultanate.

     

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  • Colour their World: CSR initiative targeting Omantel customers on social media to be part of Omantel CSR programs, where we asked artists through social media to volunteer with us in spreading smiles on the faces of children with disabilities. The artists colored and painted the walls of kid's clinic at royal hospital in Muscat. As part of this initiative, Omantel employees also visited hospital and gave gifts to the children.

     

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  • Summer Academy Programme: This initiative aims to improve the academic skills of the Sultanate's school children, Omantel partnered with GUtech and it is supporting the programme. The programme involves the development of academic skills, sport activities, as well as cultural, saocial and technical skills aimed at developing.

     

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  • Annual Cancer Awareness Walkathon: During 2017, Omantel supported Oman Cancer Association in organising various fundraising activities to provide required medicines and supplements for cancer patients in the Sultanate.

     

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