Empowering young women to be economically independent & HIV-free

Meet Grace, Ann, and Praxidies, three young women in Kenya who were provided with vocational training and life skills through the African Centre for Women, Information and Communications Technology.

The official beginning of Ninaweza II Development Program

Introduction Today marked the official beginning of Ninaweza II Development Program with a huge turnout of 78 young women who came in for interviews. In attendance were young women who had discovered about the training opportunity through the...

Calls for Application: Digital Skills & Computer Science Training

The students will then be introduced to Microsoft’s E learning portal known as the Imagine academy where they will be given a chance to enhance and pursue further certifications in Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Microsoft Certified Solutions Associates (MCSA) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) Which form key components in any Computer science related field.

Calls for Application: We’re teaching code for free to 1000 disadvantaged women

ACWICT and Motorola have partnered to train high potential but disadvantaged young women from poor and disadvantaged backgrounds in Computer Science and Computer Science driven fields. Click to apply

Video: Emerging Lessons from the DREAMS Innovation Challenge

On December 11th, the Wilson Center’s Maternal Health Initiative, World Vision, Inc., and JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. hosted an event titled Emerging Lessons from the DREAMS Innovation Challenge. A panel of experts presented on emerging lessons, best practices, and preliminary findings from the DREAMS Innovation Challenge, which empowered 46 grantees in 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa to implement innovative solutions to reduce HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women.

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Video: Emerging Lessons from the DREAMS Innovation Challenge

On December 11th, the Wilson Center’s Maternal Health Initiative, World Vision, Inc., and JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. hosted an event titled Emerging Lessons from the DREAMS Innovation Challenge. A panel of experts presented on emerging lessons, best practices, and preliminary findings from the DREAMS Innovation Challenge, which empowered 46 grantees in 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa to implement innovative solutions to reduce HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women.

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Over 500 young people attend the ACWICT ICT4Development Career Fair

The event specifically targeted youth and young women. The purpose of the career fair, organized by The African Centre for Women & ICT, was to expose and connect them to the employment and entrepreneurial opportunities available through ACWICT’s training programs whose training and mentorship model has so far empowered over 17,603 women and youth with at least 70% of them gaining meaningful employment or venturing into entrepreneurial ventures.

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Event: ICT For Development Career Fair in Nairobi, Kenya

Venue: All Saints Time : 9am - 12.30pm The ICT4Development career fair aims at exposing young women and youth to employment and entrepreneurial opportunities through different opportunities to capacity build through our different programs under the solution for...

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The U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator visits ACWICT in Kisumu

We hosted the delegation at one of our 6 Vocational Training Centres. 69 girls were in training at the time undertaking courses in Hair Dressing & Beauty Therapy, Electrical & Electronic, Food & Beverage, Motor Vehicle, Fashion & Design, Building & Technology as well as Information Communication Technology.

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ACWICT receives an award from Intel®

Our focus was to give hands-on practical skills rather than just teaching basic computer skills, we tackled how participants could use technology to gain meaningful employment, enhance their careers or start a business.

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St. Johns Community Centre Visit from DREAMS

In anticipation of the visit by the Secretary of State Mr. Rex Tillerson, ACWICT was nominated among other partners under the DREAMS partnership initiative to be part of the DREAMS implementing partners would demonstrate the success of the program. ACWICT implements...

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