Community Development Portals
01 Nov 2016
Community development portals tend to widen communities’ horizons and increase the future and career opportunities, in addition to increasing useful Arabic e-content available on the internet.
The program falls under the pillar of active citizenship and social communities’ empowerment which seeks building a knowledge society for the prosperity and well-being of Egyptian citizens using ICTs by means of customized technical solutions, integrated developmental components, human development, minorities’ inclusion and reaching different communities.
§ Support rural-urban integration into one knowledge society
§ Empower communities through the provision of easy access to the information they need
Kenana Online portals’ work scope depends mainly on two major strategies, one of which is networking and partnership by building a network of community partners from NGOs, experts, academia, universities, entrepreneurs and private sectors in every targeted field to be engaged in enriching the Arabic content with specialized knowledge in different fields. Partners also participate in establishing a promising information society and encourage activities related to networking, business opportunities, and e-marketing. for more information, please visit Kenanaonline
The other main strategy is community mobilization which is developing a series of public activities; including workshops, seminars, and training sessions that are mainly directed towards raising awareness using Kenanaonline features and services.
The agricultural and livestock portal( Aradina), the first reference of its kind in Egypt and the Arab world, is an online service whereby those interested in the field of agricultural production and livestock may find various articles, e-services, forums, and professional guidance in the field. The topics covered include: Fruits, crops, dairy products, animal produce, agricultural technology, fisheries and others.
for more information, please visit aradina.net
Bytona is a facility that provides various articles, forums and e-services catering to the needs, concerns, and questions of the Arab families. The main tackled topics by this portal are health, nutrition, home, furnishings and Decoration, motherhood, childcare, elegance, beauty, cooking, sports and many others. The content of the portal is greatly dependent on the contribution of the users, experts and professionals.
for more information, please visit Byotna
iii. Youm Gedid
Youm Gedid (Youth Portal) is an arena that provides various articles, forums and e-services that cater to the needs, concerns and questions of the Arab Youth. The main topics tackled by this portal are youth health, self-development, tourism and places of interest, entertainment and celebrities, opinion pieces, arts and literature, sciences and the environment, sports and automotive and information technology. The content of the portal is greatly dependent on the contribution of the users, experts, and professionals.
for more information, please visit Youm Gedid
iv. Erada Portal
Erada is a specialized platform for People with Disabilities and their communities. It aims at providing access to free, easy and secured tools to create websites and portals on the internet in the field of disability. It also targets establishing Knowledge networks in the field of disability, as well as building capacities of stakeholders in the field of knowledge management.
Erada portal entails all kinds of disabilities; such as visual, hearing, mental, physical, learning, as well as autism, early intervention, Disabled rights and regulations, syndromes, genetic diseases, behavioral and emotional disorder and others.
for more information, please visit Erada Portal
v. Ayadina Portal
Ayadina is an online venue, whereby users, experts and companies can share their knowledge and experiences with other M/SME owners through uploading articles, tips, and various pieces of information. The portal also includes a number of e-module/services that facilitate the management of the user’s business.
for more information, please visit Ayadina Portal
vi. Zatak Portal
It is one portal of "Kenana Online", which targets spread knowledge in the field of human development in order to create new generations are able to determine their goals and build its future.
for more information, please visit Zatak Portal
vii. The Egyptian Teacher:
It is the portal of Kenanaonline community development –CDPs , specialized in upgrading education in Egypt.
for more information, please visit The Egyptian Teacher
The portals provide user-friendly online applications that allow users to build their online knowledge base to provide their communities with knowledge and consultancy in their respective fields of expertise. This service includes Business directory system , websites and blogs creations services, Internet marketing tools (Newsletter, classified Ads.), and Customer Relation Management.
Activities also target mobilizing the Arabic-speaking people to actively participate in enlarging Kenanaonline knowledge networks, and enhancing the specialized free e-content.