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I was also trained on how to be a successful IT professional. The skills earned have remained relevant and they have wooed other employers.
It has been an amazing journey, currently I am one of the highest rated virtual assistant on Upwork with a rating of 95%. This did not come easy, it took hours of bidding and developing professional relationships with my clients.
“The program was providing short courses going for 3 months which was very appealing, and that encouraged me to apply for it,” says Mary.
Already the first cohort of youth have successfully completed training and most of the Ajira Digital Program beneficiaries are attesting that the training met their expectations and the skills earned will have a tremendous impact on their lives.
ACWICT featured on the The Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF) 2017 edition guide on “Solutions That Save Lives and Support Development”
The guide offers a list of the most innovative solutions from mobile applications and data management tools to portable water purification treatments, solar powered energy supply and sustainable building materials for emergency shelter. It also includes innovations in emergency management, procurement and sourcing of essential aid supplies, healthcare equipment and medical devices, agriculture and education.
Three beneficiaries under the Intel She Will Connect Program, implemented by The African Center for Women Information and Communications Technology in partnership with Intel Corporation have been sponsored to attend a journalism training workshop in South Africa. The...
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Everyone always has something new to learn and what was more important is for the children to cultivate an interest in coding even when they are on their own, encourage their friends to try an hour of code.
The programme was initiated last year with the support of Google, Microsoft and ACWICT among other partners. About 3,000 youth in Kisumu County have received training in Digital Literacy Skills to help them get jobs.
The graduation marked a huge personal milestone to the beneficiaries and their significant others. For many it was a renewed hope of empowerment, never had they imagined that they would have an academic graduation ceremony.
This particular hackathon was very unique because all the solutions developed had to be aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals and had to present a social impact within Africa.
We must appreciate that young people are full of energy, innovative and ambitious. Unfortunately, they are faced with major challenges in the realms of higher education, health, participation in decision-making processes…