Feeling SAfe to Transact Online In the Third Age
FAITh aims to combat the digital marginalisation of adults 55+ by enhancing their capacities and building their trust and confidence to use internet and digital technologies to transact online. In doing so, the project will seek to build a robust support network engaging volunteer peers, the family environment, the community, and local market in an effort to facilitate the use, and ultimately adoption, of ICT in the everyday life of older adults.
Target groups and expected impact
with a low level of digital skills benefiting from improved digital skills and increased confidence and trust in ICT and internet use.
ICT competent older adults
who will be trained as peer mentors having opportunities for increased community engagement and participation, enhanced motivation and leadership skills.
Family members and carers
gaining a better understanding of their role in supporting digital inclusion of older adults in their environment
Community actors and service providers
acquiring deeper insight into the digital inclusion needs of older people and knowledge on how to prevent the digital marginalisation of older generations.
Local market representatives
that will be able to better comprehend the digital needs of the older generations and how to make their products and services more age-friendly.
EU, national, and local stakeholders
having at their disposal an improved evidence base on the level of digital inclusion of older adults across the EU and effective ways to narrow the digital divide.
The two-year project, funded by the ERASMUS+ Programme of the European Union, will run from January 2021 to January 2023 with the cooperation of 7 partner organisations from Belgium, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Italy, and Portugal.
50 Plus Hellas
Anziani e Non Solo
Center for Social Innovation
Misericordia of Amadora (SCMA)
AGE Platform Europe