World Ahead Community Program
World Ahead Community Program is a global initiative by Intel to speed access to uncompromised technology and education for people in the world’s developing communities. It improves the life of people living in developing communities by providing them easy access to technology. Intel is a trademark or registered trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.
The Intel World Ahead Program, extends the company’s existing initiatives for developing regions, integrates Intel’s efforts to enhance lives by driving progress in areas like Accessibility, Connectivity and Education. World Ahead is a community where ICT enabled solutions in the areas of Education, Healthcare, shared access and so on are implemented with the objective of providing easy access to its citizens. This is done by the industry along with local partners and govt. facilitation.
Intel is investing more than $1 billion over the next five years with an objective to extend broadband PC access to the world’s next billion users while training 10 million more teachers on the use of technology in education and with the possibility of reaching another one billion students.
For years Intel has invested in driving greater worldwide PC access, faster and more cost-effective connectivity, and broad-reaching education programs. The company operates in virtually every corner of the world and has extensive programs aimed at local communities, from community education for disadvantaged youth to platform definition centers where Intel researchers and engineers define and develop user-centric technologies to meet the needs of specific regions of the world.
The World Ahead Program integrates those efforts to accelerate their progress, multiply their effects and further extend their reach. Intel is continuing its efforts to grow the availability of WiMAX technology for low-cost broadband access. By combining the individual efforts in accessibility, connectivity and education. Intel also aims to create more opportunities to make fully featured PCs and high-speed Internet access available to schools in developing nations, along with training for teachers on how to integrate the technology into their teaching. Intel itself is donating 100,000 PCs to classrooms in developing nations in order to improve teaching and learning.