OUR IMPACT

Our Impact

Over the years, ACWICT has achieved a number of milestones during implementation of its programs and initiatives that focused on improving the livelihoods of disadvantaged and vulnerable women and youth from urban informal settlements and rural setups.

Key among the milestones includes;
  • Designed successful National and County based youth employment programs that have impacted lives of hundreds of thousands of women and youth.
    • Our Numbers Speak to Our Passion:
      • Reached 178,000 women and youth with employability skills
      • Graduated 169,100
      • Placed 70% in jobs/Internships/apprenticeships/business opportunities
  • Developed of short, market-driven vocational skills (TVET) training curricula comprising 21 trades/gig areas and 3 mandatory modules (digital literacy, entrepreneurship and life skills) targeting youth at different levels of transition (primary/high school/tertiary) from education to employment.
  • Developed a national training curriculum and mentorship strategy/plan for beginners and experienced online workers for the Ajira Digital Program, a national program of the Government of Kenya, Ministry of ICT.
  • Developed a robust job placements system that ensures that the young people, once trained are placed into jobs, internships and/or apprenticeships within three months of completing training
  • Developed a virtual mentorship platform (www.kazinamentor.net) to connect mentors with mentees/participants of our programs for mentorship support
  • On the research front, ACWICT has undertaken research and mobilized knowledge in order to improve the effectiveness, impact and sustainability of initiatives/programs targeting young women and youth for improved livelihoods and economic sustainability.
  • Disseminated research outcomes to provide evidence-based information that is used to improve the design of programs/Initiatives and enhance impact in addressing challenges facing young women and youth
  • Developed deep connections with communities and a broad range of partners in different sectors including in the development sector, private sector, education sector and the public sector.

Awards & Recognitions

Success Stories

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