Rural Education Action Program of the ACFAP
The REAP Project of ACFAP is aimed at generation of manpower in the area of Information Security in the Rural Areas of India and China. Under the REAP Project, ACFAP plans to create massive awareness about the Information Security, Malware, Cyber Threats and Technology Abuse. This program commenced on 31.3.2014 under which more than 4200 students belonging to the Rural Areas of India and China were provided with the Information Security Education Kit.
A Phase-II of the project has been approved by the Governing body of ACFAP with an outlay of $600,000 to be implemented over a period of 3 years w.e.f. 01.1.2016.
Under the Phase-II, 5000 persons are proposed to be trained under formal and non-formal courses, faculty training etc. The project also aims to provide training to more than hundreds of school students and creating mass information security awareness targeted towards Academic users, Government users and General users.
In this second phase we are looking to raise 50% funding from the corporate sector in India. Every Kit costs $120 and if you are interested in supporting the Rural Education in Information Security then please buy a Information Education kits.
Students who belong to the Pre-defined areas defined by the Government of India (Currently, Jammu & Kashmir and North East States of India) and would like to be equipped with the study material on Information Security and Information Technology Frauds can download the application form here and submit the completed application form to contactus [at] acfap [dot] com.
What is Excluded ?
Under this scheme ACFAP will only provide the study material, reference material and the study aides, however the certification examination is not part of this scheme.