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Phoebe Jeruto September 30, 2019

COUNTY ROLLS OUT THE E-LITERACY PROGRAM IN THE VOCATIONAL TRAINING CENTERS

County Government of Nandi through its department of ICT & e-Government and that of Education & Vocational Training, in collaboration with Computer for schools Kenya(CFSK) has equipped all the 14 Vocational training centers with computers and is rolling out Computer literacy skills training program. This program focusses on equipping the youth countywide with the essential Computer and online skills geared towards having e-literate citizens as well as enhancing them to earn a living out of the online platforms.

The program is packaged with Google and AJIRA Digital Skills by National government’s Ministry of ICT aimed at training the youths on online skills that would enable them grab the available opportunities and work online in bid to curb unemployment.

The Six weeks Computer literacy skills training, which is examined and certified by CFSK is offered at a Subsidized cost of Ksh.2,800, whereas the Google and Ajira Digital are free. This program, whose registration is ongoing, starts its training in Kapsabet School For the Deaf, Chemundu and Cheptarit VTC in Emgwen and Chesumei Sub-Counties. Thereafter, the same program will progressively be rolled out in all other Sub-Counties.

The youths are therefore called upon to enroll into this program at the nearest Vocational Training Center and get equipped with these skills.

For more information, call Kapsabet School For the Deaf-0723882420; Chemundu VTC- 0723638171; Cheptarit VTC- 0720919005 or County Call Center – 1548.

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