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About Us

who we are

We are a Kenya-based ICT for Development Organization, with a regional reach whose mission is to promote women and youth access to and knowledge of ICTs as tools for sustainable development.

A journey full of education and growth

Established in 2001, The African Centre for Women, Information and Communications Technology (ACWICT) is a Kenya-based ICT for Development (ICT4D) Organization, with a regional reach whose mission is to promote women and youth access to and knowledge of ICTs as tools for sustainable development. Our vision is a world where all people, women, and men have equal opportunities to access and use information/knowledge for their social, economic, and political advancement. We focus on high potential but disadvantaged women and youth including marginalized, vulnerable, and underserved women from urban informal settlements and rural communities, providing solutions that improve their access to employment, education, health, and leadership opportunities for better livelihoods.

OUR CORE VALUES

This are the unbreakable rules
we commit to as a team and commit to our clients

Our oath of ensuring we carry ourselves in a manner that esteems our partners & beneficiaries!
Professionalism

ACWICT Staff will always act with integrity, providing quality service, being reliable and responsible. 

Partnerships

ACWICT will pursue and nurture partnerships with all the relevant stakeholders in a bid to achieve its objectives

Respect

ACWICT expect the expression of high levels of regards among staff and clientele. Respect is paramount to the efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery 

Transparency

ACWICT is guided by the philosophy of openness, offering full information required for collaboration, cooperation, and collective decision making

Diversity

ACWICT advocates for embracing diversity in Kenya. Our resolve is that equitable and active involvement of both men and women in decision making and problem solving is vital for society to thrive

Innovation

ACWICT encourages ideas development in projects and processes. This ensures that the products, processes, services, technologies, or business models are effective and readily available  

OUR PARTNERS

We've worked with some amazing people.

We believe in partnerships for greater impact

We pursue and nurture short and long-term partnerships with like-minded local and international development partners; foundations; technology companies; learning institutions; employer partners and community-based organizations

Our Top Awards

Awards we've won & Affiliations

2019
World Bank’s Solution for Youth Employment (S4YE) Coalition Member of Impact Portfolio of the World Bank’s Solution for Youth Employment (S4YE) Coalition
2017
Microsoft Imagine Academy Accredited Microsoft Imagine Academy
2017
IEEE Kenya Chapter Support Partner
2018
International AIDS Society 2018 ACWICT Innovation selected by the International AIDS Society 2018 as an innovation that could contribute to a reduction of HIV infection among Adolescent Girls and Young Women
2016
Certiport Testing Center Certified Certiport Testing Center
2007
Cisco Networking Academy Accredited Cisco Networking Academy
2015
US Public Charity Certified equivalent to a US public charity under section 501 (c)3
2018
Intel Corporation Award Exemplary contribution during the Intel She Will Connect Program
2015
Microsoft’s Upgrade Your World Award The year-long initiative celebrated those who inspire and empower others, helping people achieve more through technology and in celebration of the Windows 10 launch.
2017
Zuri Award Winner of Zuri Awards 2017 under the organizations category. The Award was made on the International Women’s Day 2017.
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OH HELLO THERE

We're an award winning organization.

Addressing challenges faced by high potential but disadvantaged women and youth.

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