Through our partnership with StepWise, over 10,000 youth have been trained on Employability and Soft Skills, while 4,100 have been employed over time

8,600 Youth Trained in Employability and Soft Skills

In collaboration with our partner StepWise, our work has equipped over 8,000 youth with digital skills, soft skills, online work, digital marketing, and basic financial management skills. Training was delivered as part of the Ajira Digital program, in collaboration with the Kenya Private Sector Alliance, under the auspices of the Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology, with funding from The Rockefeller Foundation. In addition, over 500 youth have been trained in transcription. We look for talent, motivation, and drive and we know how to find it. We use aptitude testing and motivational interviews to identify youth with skills and attributes for success. Half of our staff are young women; about 10% are youth with disabilities.


2,300 Youth Trained in Software Development & other IT Skills

Through our partnership with Zalego Academy, over 2000 young people have received training in various IT skills including Data Analysis, Machine Learning, Applied Data Science, Mobile Apps Development, Web Development, Data Annotation, among others. Our work is designed to equip youth with skills to meet current and future tech industry demand.


1,600 Scholarships provided

Our scholarship program has enabled youth from disadvantaged backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities to receive IT training, internships, and industrial attachment at Zalego Academy. This has resulted in 90pc employment of those trained, in the technology sector.


4,100 Youth Employed Over Time

Our Employability and Soft Skills training has resulted in placement of youth in jobs such as data entry, transcription, and digitization. Over 500 youth were employed to digitize court records as part of the Ajira Digital program, implemented by the Kenya Private Sector Alliance, with funding from The Mastercard Foundation.

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