In Kenya, it is estimated that 75% of the county’s population consists of the young people. Our youth have the energy, creative skills and aspirations and these are invaluable assets to the country’s economy. However their absorption into employment still remains low. This is attributed to little or no skills required by the current job market.
TukoWorks is a youth entrepreneurship and employability portal that seeks to provide Kenyan youth with free educational resources, career guidance services and entrepreneurial opportunities through a network of accessible tools and content.
ACWICT supports TukoWorks portal sign ups by carrying out outreach programs to higher institutions of learning and events targeting the youth. During this outreaches, we conduct trainings on how to plan for a career and entrepreneurship. We also create awareness on the online courses offered by the platform and employment opportunities posted on the website. Participants who have successfully undergone the training and signed-up in the portal build networks and connect with other young people to develop their careers and enterprises.
A strong mentorship network is the best ingredient to both immediate and long-term career goals for our youth. It also creates space to provide guidance on personal issues that in turn help them lead a rich life full of personal accomplishments. In all our training...read more
Transform Kisumu Digital Literacy Program graduates 579 standard 8 leavers with coding skillsread more
Over and above, the reading materials from the TukoWorks portal have impacted in me critical communication skills, as a result, for the first time I managed to secure employment as a sales executive with Delmonte Kenya Ltd. At work, I am able to utilize the internet in identifying qualifying leads that would help boost sales and sustain credibility in customers on the company’s products.read more
ACWICT supports TukoWorks portal sign ups by carrying out outreach programs to higher institutions of learning and events targeting the youth. During this outreaches, we conduct trainings on how to plan for a career and entrepreneurship.read more
The TukoWorks portal is a useful educational resource for career advancement, I will surely spread the message to other youth in my county – David Otieno a youth leader from Siaya Coutyread more
Having signed up to the TukoWorks portal, I undertook a course in Customer Care Relations which enhanced my employable skills, currently, I work with a leading digital TV provider in the country.read more