The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) launched the National Initiative of ICTs for People with Disabilities (PWDs), within the framework of the annual conference of ICTs for People with Disabilities.
The initiative comes under the auspices of MCIT, With the cooperation of the civil society organizations, the main stakeholders in this initiative: Wayana International Foundation for Integration and Awareness and Misr El Kheir Foundation.
§ Achieve human development for people with special needs in the first place
§ Provide basic and advanced computer training programs and specialized technology programs
§ Provide IT applications such as audio programs for the visually impaired and visual applications for the ones with hearing disabilities
§ Inauguration of two technology homes in both El-Arish and New Valley governorates. The technology homes are technically qualified
§ A hot line project is being completed to serve people with special needs
§ Post offices and Centrals are also being equipped to accommodate this group of the society
§ IT applications were provided like sound programs for the visually disabled and visual applications for the hearing disabled.