The Importance of the Internet During the Covid 19 Crisis
More than half the world’s population is now online. The pandemic is underscoring the fact that internet access is no longer a luxury, but a necessity to participate in society fully, that it is as essential as electricity and running water.
Having a Website is Still Important
This is the time to make sure your site is up to date and that you are using all the features the Digital Fife tool kit offers.
You can link your site to a Facebook page and create surveys and newsletters. Your community and group members will be online looking for support and information.
Tell others about Digital Fife and remember we are here and able to support you develop new ways of reaching out to members.
Digital Fife has updated several of its’ Learning Modules making them more relevant during the pandemic.
The Learning Modules are Banking, plus the Shopping Modules 1 and 2.
With any video conferencing software make sure you have the latest version.
Many “helping-hand” groups fetch groceries and other essentials on behalf of elderly and vulnerable families. These groups prefer not to handle cash and some have set up PayPal accounts as a way of receiving money from their customers.
This guide covers online banking and paying by debit card, bank transfer or PayPal.