Download page for Surveys, Evaluations, conference papers and other research on the outcomes of Computers in Homes and how to best measure the social outcomes of community ICT programmes. ... Read more
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Computers in Homes (CiH) has supported families in low income communities since 2000. Beginning at Cannons Creek school in Porirua with just 25 families, the programme has helped nearly 19,000 families in 17 years. There are many supporters who have been instrumental in helping us achieve this success and we would especially like to acknowledge the ... Read more
Computers in Homes – a history of the first 10 years This section is an extract from ‘Building digital communities: A recent history of the 2020 Communications Trust’ by Laurence Zwimpfer, and originally published in the New Zealand Computer Society (now ITP) book ‘Return to Tomorrow – 50 years of computing in New Zealand’. Computers in Homes has ... Read more
For a cost of $50, families receive free digital skills training, a refurbished computer or smart-device, 12 month subsidised Internet, and technical support. ... Read more
Awards and recognition received by Computers In Homes over the years. Highly Commended for Cultural Celebration: Computers in Homes: Diversity Awards 2014 At Computers in Homes we celebrate the cultural diversity of the New Zealand communities within which we work by reflecting that diversity in our workforce. Over 50% of our employees identify as Maori or ... Read more
This educational intervention programme began as a pilot project in 1999, in the lowest-income community in the country, its purpose being to raise the digital literacy level of children from low decile schools. Founding Mission ‘To provide all New Zealand families who are socially and economically disadvantaged with a computer, an Internet connection, relevant training ... Read more