ACWICT News

So much has been happening at ACWICT

Photo Gallery: Vusha Girls Programme in action

Our training cycles last for only 3 months, equipping target beneficiaries with the 21st century skills highly relevant for them to succeed in both business and world of work which keeping them safe from HIV infections. See Vusha Girls Programme in action…

State set to train 1m youth in digital literacy project

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.

Ngazi Program’s 1st Graduation in Trans Nzoia County

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.

Success Story – Joyce Maina

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.

Success Story – Maximilla Anyango

“I love my job, and I want to start my own salon. Had I not joined the program I would be working as a house help and people would look down upon me,” says Maximilla. She is now able to support her family adequately and she is also working on setting up her own business.

Joyce: What I learnt from the Africa Code Event

I have already started incorporating the design thinking aspect based on human centered design. This was after drawing lessons from past experiences where we developed systems that were not custom for the African social needs.

Beth Wangari – Africa Code Event

My time in Egypt was worthwhile; as I was able to network with experts in the field of Computer Science. Based on my skills and interests, I was advised to focus on being a software engineer. They also could not emphasize enough the need to understand one computer language and perfect on it.