In 2018, EdoBits ICT Academy was founded with fifty students as pioneers. Owning to the level of success, EdoBits has trained over 100 students and is still training more. The Bits Academy Program is a one-year hands-on training in the field of ICT and multimedia, where skills in web development, web and graphic design are imparted on the youth. The skills make talented young people capable designers and developers in the vibrant ICT industry in the region of the Bits school. Entrepreneurship training supports them to become freelancers and entrepreneurs in their own right. Additionally, the training is blended with life skills which help the youth deal with the most immediate challenges they face in their lives.
We select students on the basis of commitment and motivation and offer them demand aligned training in creative technologies, entrepreneurship and life skills, leading youth to income-generating opportunities. Our local partners are vital for the implementation of the project. They provide a solid governance structure with management, advisory boards, selection of capable trainers in the ICT field, selection of the youth. Their local network and partnerships with local CBO’s are crucial for the selection of youth from underprivileged areas.
Our alumni never stop learning and end up at the forefront of change.