Thursday
May 16
2019

A Kenyan-based Social Enterprise, Yusudi, Raises $250K in Grant Capital

By Rinchi

A Kenyan-based social enterprise, Yusudi, has raised $250K in grant capital from Global Giving in partnership with Impact Assets and Blue Haven Initiative to develop its online learning platform, Jijali.

Jijali is a three-months program aims at providing competitive skills through training for youth learners, including problem-solving, pro-activeness, and self-learning via machine learning. The main goal of this training is to challenge them in order to survive in the current market.

The program seeks out learners with innovative ideas between the ages of 18 and 30 years old, offering the opportunity to join online training on career-start or entrepreneurship depending on their interests.

Photo courtesy of klndonnelly.

Source: techinafrica (link opens in a new window)

Categories
Education, Entrepreneurship
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education, emerging markets, entrepreneurship, funding, global education, jobs, social enterprise, social impact, youth employment