NairoBits Digital Literacy Program (DLP) Training Application: Cohort 3-XXII (August - November 2022)
NairoBits Trust is a Kenyan non-profit that uses ICT to empower disadvantaged youth between the ages of 17 to 24 years who come from the informal settlements of Nairobi. We offer programs that unlock careers in tech through digital skills training and professional integration with the labor market. Since its inception, the organisation has impacted the lives of over 9,000 youth in Kenya and continues to make tech accessible as a life changing and solution building tool in the lives of vulnerable youth for shared impact.
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COURSE DESCRIPTION: Level One Training
Course Objective: An introduction to the computer basics, internet & design. Level one students are introduced to the basics of graphic design, internet tools, digital marketing, online work, life-skills and entrepreneurship, over a period of twelve weeks.
1. The applicant should be between the age of 17 to 29 years.
2. Be a member of community youth group/community based organisation (CBO).
3. Commitment to complete the full course (12 weeks)
Hosting Centers for Course one & Commitment fees;
- Nyendo (Kangemi Youth Center) - Kangemi
- Youth Initiative Kenya (YIKE) - Kariobangi
- Mirror of Hope (MOH) - Kibra
- Wanawake kwa Wanawake(WKW) - Langata/Kibra
- Edmud Rice Center Nairobi - Langata/Kibra
- Human Needs Project Center (HNP) - Kibera Town Center
APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 14th, 2022; 2359 Hrs
Shortlisting & Communication: 15th - 18th August, 2022
Interview Dates Lot One: 23rd, 24th and 25th August 2022 (YIKE, Nyendo & MOH centers respectfully)
Feedback on Selected Student: 26th August 2022 ( YIKE, Nyendo & MOH Centers)
Interview Dates Lot Two: 30th, 31st August & 1st September 2022 (HNP, ERCN & WKW centers respectfully)
Feedback on Selected Student: 2nd Sept 2022 ( HNP, ERCN & WKW Centers)
Students Orientation at Respective Centres: 5th Sept, 2022
12 Weeks. Monday to Friday .5th Sept - 24th November 2022
Note: Successful candidates must report with at least half of the commitment fee on their first day at the training centres. The fee AMOUNT will be advised by the respective centers on the interview day.