Microsoft will train 4,200 youth from Kenya in computer science with the aim of reducing the digital skills gap and cultivating an entrepreneurial culture among the youth.

Kenya is among 55 countries across the global that will benefit from the programme -I Choose Life Africa (ICL) – that aims to increase access to computer science education around the world through Microsoft YouthSpark.

In Kenya, Microsoft has partnered with non-profit organisation, The African Centre for Women, Information & Communications Technology (ACWICT) to rollout the programme.

Underserved youth will be introduced to computer science through in-person trainings on introduction to computer systems, hardware and software components, computer applications, programming and coding.

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