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Kenya: Computer Skills As Life SkillsPosted by: admin on Tue, 2010-08-03 15:31
Disadvantaged youth use ICT training to find jobs and start businesses.
By Dinfin Mulupi
Nairobi, Kenya -- For low-income youth living in Nairobi’s massive informal settlements, computer skills may be a stepping stone to a better life. An innovative nonprofit program seeks to give Nairobi youth the tools both to find a job and express themselves in the digital era. Known as “Nairobits,” the program equips students between 15 and 24 with training in Web design and entrepreneurship.