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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I now operate an online beauty shop- Elizabeth

“Utachanuka lini?” (When will be enlightened?) This is the question that had haunted Elizabeth Opicha, a young bubbly woman from Kibera informal settlements, for a long time. This made her hunger for digital knowledge for she wanted to become an ICT compliant young...

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Mary Ndinda; I will never miss a job opportunity again

My name is Mary Ndinda. I come from a very humble background, my parents could not afford to finance my tertiary education and therefore to support my daily needs and hopefully pay for the higher education, I had to look for employment which were also very...

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West Pokot sits for their Examinations

In a strategy aimed at improving the girls’ performance in their final certification exams, ACWICT introduced practice tests early in the training cycle. Tests were done online using computers connected to the internet.

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