The Digital Literacy Initiative (DLI) is a two-year Programme (2024-2025) funded by The Dariu Foundation (TDF), in collaboration with Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS), and the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training (MLVT) and implemented by Swisscontact. The overall goal of the Programme is to qualify youth for inclusion in the digital economy, by enabling the access to digital literacy education and closing the digital gap. The Programme will work closely with the government at the national and sub-national levels. The relevant national institutes, the private sector, and development organizations are important partners.
Given the priorities, DLI will focus on improving education for youth who intend to enter the job market within 1–2 years, thus students from (a) high schools and (b) Technical and Vocational Schools in two provinces, Siem Reap and Battambang. DLI is expected to deliver the following areas of activities: