News, thoughts & stories
We like to think we’re experts in all things digital inclusion, technology for social good, community learning...in fact, quite a few things! If you’d like to know what we know, why not take a look at our latest news, thoughts and stories.
Zeinab’s story: From feeling alone to connecting with the community
Initially an isolated asylum seeker without a connection, Zeinab is now a connected volunteer at Learn for Life, her confidence and independence restored.
Minaj’s story: overcoming mental health issues with digital
Minaj's mental health was so bad she barely left the house, but after improving her digital skills and connecting with her community, she is happier than ever.
Free data and devices helps Amer settle into life in the UK
From an asylum seeker with no internet access to becoming a volunteer at Job4Me, access to free data and a device has helped Amer kickstart his life in the UK.
From an asylum seeker with no internet access to now a volunteer at Learn for Life, Jonathan's life has been transformed with access to free data and a device.
Kobra was struggling to afford to get online before visiting her local Digital Inclusion Hub. Since accessing free data, devices and digital skills training, her life has been transformed.
Building independence by building digital skills
Developing digital skills and confidence through Learn My Way helps HT to become more independent and integrated within her local community.
How access to a device builds confidence and develops skills
Liz is a learner at Clear Community Web, who has significantly improved her emotional wellbeing while improving her digital literacy through access to devices and data.
How data and devices are breaking down barriers for marginalised women
As the National Databank and National Device Bank expand, the incredible social impact is clear to see. Stories from the National Digital Inclusion Network and organisations like 4Mnet highlight the power of data and devices to empower people, create independence, and strengthen communities.
Learn My Way: Building digital confidence one topic at a time
Since the launch of the new Learn My Way, many learners have already built their digital skills to apply their knowledge to the real world.
The National Device Bank: Changing lives one device at a time
The National Device Bank is up and running and we're already seeing the social impact.
Refurbished device and data keeps Samuel connected
Access to free devices, data, and digital skills learning has helped Samuel get connected and become a volunteer at Skills Enterprise.
‘More than just digital support, a true community’
Through volunteering at People Know How, Callum found a way to merge his love for customer service, digital technology and helping those in need through community support.