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Inspire, encourage, and support someone to go online!

There are different organizations in the UK with the aim to encourage younger people from schools, colleges, scouts, and employees from any company or organisation to help people who live in care, housing schemes or the community, to go online and use the internet to connect with their family and friends. Younger people are brilliant at using the internet, so who better to teach an older person. They would like every school or organisation to “adopt” a local care home, housing scheme, library, club or individual. To help people to enjoy what we take for granted on the internet.

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Examples of these organizations: 
http://go-onadopt.com/
http://www.communities2point0.org.uk/

Encouraging young people by rewarding them with a Digital champions certificate. 
Digital Champions certificate is a diploma for volunteers and staff who want to deliver introductory ICT skills training to people who are new to computers or the internet.

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That's a great idea!! Glad to hear there are organisations doing that already!

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