OQ8 is committed to programs that empower women. This drove forward the sponsorship of an IT training program for 200 members of the Omani women association chapters of Al Wusta region. The training program was facilitated by local training centers and lasted for three weeks. The training program aimed at up skill trainees and familiarize them with the use of computers and the internet. Also, participants were introduced to e-government services offered by the official e-government portal.