Appropriate Young ICT

Execution: Junio – Diciembre 2021

Places: Medellín, Antioquia- Bayunca, Cartagena-Bolivar/  Colombia


135  young people between   14 y 28 years old, from  Medellín Antioquía and Bayunca, Cartagena -Bolivar.


Ruta N
Alcaldía de Medellín

Parche TIC Palmiteño

This project wants to accompany the development, the arrival in markets and the connection with sources of impact investment to initiatives of innovation and social entrepreneurship in Medellín and the metropolitan area, in order to influence the generation of solutions that improve the quality of life. of the population and solve city problems, seeking to develop knowledge appropriation mechanisms that guarantee citizens, as users and producers of technology, to contribute to the potential development of social enterprises.

Identifying opportunities for social transformation through the promotion of social innovation initiatives and in general the qualification of human talent, especially in conditions of vulnerability (such as people with disabilities and young people who are in criminal responsibility centers or at risk of recruitment by groups outside the law).

This training process uses as a conceptual basis, the ICT appropriation model developed by MAKAIA, through which a person starts with learning needs and through awareness, training and self-study processes, reaches a state of ICT appropriation on which you can apply immediately.​

This process becomes evolutionary, making the person acquire more skills and appropriate more tools.

Formative stages


  • Visit and diagnose ICT infrastructure of the spaces where the training will take place
  • Identify income profile of beneficiaries


  • Generation of agreements (days, hours and intensity of training) and signing of commitments with the beneficiary organizations
  • Socialization of the proposal to beneficiaries
  • Resolve concerns about the proposal
  • The objective of the space is to bring the beneficiaries closer to the characteristics of demand for human talent in the 4RI, where ICTs play a leading role.


  • 100 hours of training through 4 components:

life skills:

  • Entrepreneurship and employability
  • Technical skills
  • Complementary activities

Duration: Twenty-eight (90-100) hours of training per group


General objective

Implement experiential methodologies to develop competencies in life skills, entrepreneurship, employability, and technical skills.

Specific objectives

  • Develop a training program in which skills for the 21st century are strengthened through the use of ICT tools, within the framework of opportunities for human talent in the 4RI, accompanying 3 groups of a maximum of 25 young people aged 14 and older.​
  • Complement training with events that encourage the incorporation of ICTs in the life projects of young people by recognizing the opportunities for entrepreneurship and employability that technology generates