The National Program of digital education of the elderly Generations Together, implemented by Hrvatski Telekom in cooperation with the Volunteer Center Zagreb, continues. The second phase of the Program has begun. Hrvatski Telekom donated tablets and free internet for the additional 16 nursing homes throughout Croatia.
Institutions that received the donation and take part in the second phase of this Program of Hrvatski Telekom are Sestre Mace Home, Social care nursing home Varaždin, Nursing home Medimar Prigorje, Nursing home Alfredo Štiglić, Nursing home Ježdovec, Nursing home Čakovec, Nursing home Noni, Nursing home Đakovo, Nursing home tv. Katarina, Nursing home Domus Christi, Nursing home Vela Luka, Nursing home for adults Mother Marija Petković, Nursing home Trnje, Nursing home Raša, Nursing home St. Antun and Nursing home Koprivnica.
In the first phase of the Generation Together project, which is part of the broader socially responsible concept In Good Hands, Hrvatski Telekom donated tablets for 15 homes. During 2020, nursing home residents were also trained to use digital tools, such as setting up WhatsApp video calls, so that they can stay in touch with their families and friends. Thanks to this Program, as many as 400 residents made more than 2,000 calls lasting a total of more than 6,000 minutes. Members of the HT Group Volunteer Club also participated in the Program. So far, more than 1,300 people have been connected with the project.
"At the moment when the world stopped, Hrvatski Telekom was creating new opportunities. At the time of the Covid-19 pandemic, we launched the national Generation Together program. With the help of technology, we showed our senior citizens that they are not alone.The digital training program for the elderly continues, and we keep on fulfilling our mission of building a world of better opportunities for all " said Ivan Bartulović, CHRO of Hrvatski Telekom.
Hrvatski Telekom and its partner Volunteer Center Zagreb continue to develop educational video materials that will be continuously upgraded and published on the official channels of Hrvatski Telekom and other stakeholders.