Originally the free assistance was offered as part of the ‘Building Buddies’ project to help combat social isolation and loneliness. It helped people set-up a Facebook account with particular note to the privacy settings and then taught them how to connect and use the Our Place Wye Facebook Group to stay informed with what’s happening in the village, but also to connect with old friends, family and acquaintances.
The project was a success and so it was decided to widen the remit and offer:
If you, or anyone you know, would like some free help with technology, on a one to one basis, which takes place locally then please contact Eileen Burton at email@example.com or 07717 318450
Initially funded by the National Lottery Awards for All
And now funded by our sponsors who are listed on the Facebook group