Telecenters of Information and Business

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  • Year: 2007
  • Award: World Summit Award
  • Category: Inclusion & Empowerment
  • Organisation: Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Commerce
  • Country: Brazil



The Telecenters of Information and Business Website - TIN - is entirely focused to the inclusion and digital education of small Brazilian businesses and people who run and own them. TIN promotes entrepreneurship and the creation of telecenters which then are able to provide news, information, services, courses and training on subjects that interest micro and small-sized Brazilian companies. Users can find several tools on the website: basic internet and computing courses, management courses, courses on IT tools. It also offers links to relevant government services as well as links to the main sources of commercial, economical and technological information. TIN also acts as 'Meeting Places' for community members.