Ngo Targets Training One Million Females With Digital Skills By 2026
A non-governmental organisation, Techy Train Incubator, TTI, Foundation, has set a target of training one million females with basic digital skills by 2026.
A total of 1,664 young women across Africa between the ages of 16 to 30 recently benefitted from the 7th cohort of a similar training programme, which ended on March 31, 2022, ramping up the number of women empowered by the organisation to 7,470.
The online training had participants pulled from 19 countries including; Botswana, Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Lesotho, Liberia, Namibia, Tanzania, the Northern Mariana Islands, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, and Malaysia amongst others.
Organisers revealed that the 8th Cohort, expected to train 333, 340 females across Africa, would commence in July.
The Foundation, through its Tech-Up Girls initiative, in partnership with Isaac Creative, and the W Initiative of Access Bank, had participants being exposed to the world of technology, as well as being guided on how to leverage technology to survive, thrive and be globally relevant.
According to the Foundation CEO, Ms. Excellence Anurika Joshua, The new goal of the foundation is to reach one million girls by 2026, and the subsequent cohorts will be operating on this reviewed system and a new goal.