short, basic ICT training courses

Hi Adam,

Reach out to

Yusudi Africa <www.yusudi.co/>
and Lapid Leaders Africa <lapidleadersafrica.com/>

I know Yusudi are mostly doing skills training – Lapid have been doing also
a digital and social media track and they are also starting a new track
LETS (Lapid Entrepreneurship in Technology).

They will give you great insights.

With kind regards

Jeipea

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On Wed, Aug 8, 2018 at 3:46 PM Wahome Gatheru via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> Hi Adam,
>
> Reach out to Samasource Digital Basics
> <www.samasourcedigitalbasics.org/>.
>
>
>
> On Tue, Aug 7, 2018 at 12:05 PM John Musee via kictanet <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
>> Hi Adam,
>>
>> Reach out to NairoBits Trust. They fit the bill.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> John Isika
>>
>> Tel:0720-275739
>> Skype: Jayisika
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Aug 6, 2018 at 7:49 PM Adam Lane via kictanet <
>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi all
>>>
>>> Last year Huawei sponsored a short 1-month basic IT training course for
>>> disadvantaged form 4 leavers, known as Digital Skills for Life, which was
>>> 50% soft/life skills along with the IT course (and also mentors, study
>>> trips etc). It is more than “how to use a computer/internet” and must give
>>> some skills that could lead to employment (from secretarial/office jobs to
>>> self-employment, hardware repair/sales etc). More info:
>>> techmoran.com/30-students-graduate-huaweis-digital-skills-life-program/,
>>> thefounder.co.ke/huawei-ict-authoritys-digital-skills/.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> This year, before we start the next phase of the project, we’re trying
>>> to better understand the general issue and market, i.e. barriers holding
>>> back such students from attending such courses, what kind of courses are
>>> out there, whether they meet identified job needs, and whether such
>>> graduates can get jobs/be entrepreneurs or not etc.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> As part of this research we are talking to various training
>>> institutes/centers (initially around Nairobi), including government-backed
>>> ones. We’re not right now selecting any partners, just trying to better
>>> understand the issues, challenges and possible interventions.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Can anyone recommend any others (beyond the below list) that we should
>>> talk to?.. criteria is fairly simple: should offer short courses (1-3
>>> months) and should be open to those without any ICT skills at all, and
>>> without any/very limited academic qualifications.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>>
>>> Adam
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 1. Kenya Institute of project management and Technology
>>>
>>> 2. Institute of Advanced Technology
>>>
>>> 3. Nairobi Institute of Business Studies
>>>
>>> 4. IIHT
>>>
>>> 5. Computers for Schools Kenya
>>>
>>> 6. Kenya Institute of management
>>>
>>> 7. Zetech University (certificate courses last 2 semesters )
>>>
>>> 8. Intel college (ICDL)
>>>
>>> 9. Nairobi Aviation college
>>>
>>> 10. Kenya Technical Trainers College
>>>
>>> 11. Tunapanda
>>>
>>> 12. Slumcode
>>>
>>> 13. Karen School for the Blind
>>>
>>> 14. Kabete Technical Training Institute
>>>
>>> 15. Craft Silicon Foundation
>>>
>>> 16. Inable
>>>
>>> 17. Africa Center Women in Technology
>>>
>>> 18. Internet Society
>>>
>>> 19. Akirachix
>>>
>>>
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