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Phoebe Jeruto October 29, 2019

HUAWEI PILOTS ITS SECOND DIGITRUCK PROGRAM IN NANDI

HUAWEI PILOTS ITS SECOND DIGITRUCK PROGRAM IN NANDI.

Nandi County is lucky to be one of the beneficiaries of ‘Close The Gap’ program by Huawei in partnership with Computer For School Kenya(CFSK).

Huawei unveiled the DigiTruck project, in partnership with Belgium nonprofit organization Close the Gap, to provide digital skills training to rural and remote communities in Kenya. Nandi County snatches this opportunity due to the partnership with CFSK on equipping the youth with digital skills that would enable them get income generating opportunities that are online.

Digitrack is a mobile, multi-functional IT Lab and a classroom with tablets for students to learn digital skills and get equipped technologically. Nandi County has been selected for the second DigiTruck pilot project which uses tablets and smart phones for training. This one Month program is examined and certified by CFSK.

County department of Administration, Public Service and e-Government and that of Education and Vocational Training have received the truck at County Headquarters. According to CECM for Administration, Public Service & e-Government, Teresa Morogo, the program complements the County’s Computer literacy and Ajira Digital program whose training is in progress in all the VTCs in the county.

The DigiTrack will be stationed at the office of Assistant County Commissioner- Kaptumo for the pilot program in the month of November 2019 .

The program offered at NO COST and runs for two-hour sessions and will host 20 students during each session. Youth from the region are called upon to grab this golden opportunity with minimum qualifications being KCPE Certificate.
Enrollment is ongoing.

                          

For more information call 0748726999 or 1548(Nandi County Call Centre).

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