AmaliTech commits to equipping the present and next generations of Africa with IT skills
(Ghana, Rwanda) AmaliTech is a social business that provides employment pathways in the ICT sector to young graduates in Sub-Saharan Africa by offering free ICT training. The organization has made a commitment to Decent Jobs for Youth on providing advanced IT training and employment pathways for young graduates in Ghana and Rwanda. Youth have the opportunity to participate in a free, 3-6months training programme, covering both hard and soft skills required to be successful in the ICT sector. After successful completion, trainees will have employment opportunities in one of AmaliTech’s service centres.
The commitment aims to offer training to over 3,000 individuals and create at least 1,000 jobs in Ghana and Rwanda by 2025. Working together with its partner nexum, AmaliTech will equip young graduates with the skills required to gain full-time and long-term employment opportunities. AmaliTech’s training model is sustainable in a way that the revenues from collaborating with the clients of the service centres feeds directly back into financing the sustainability and growth of the training program. Young trainees could also use AmaliTech as a platform to start their entrepreneurial career in the ICT sector. Learn more about AmaliTech’s model of combining training with employment and continuous learning of young people.
Their commitment will boost action and impact Digital Skills for Youth, Quality Apprenticeships, and Transitions to the Formal Economy. The commitment contributes to the ILO-ITU joint Digital Skills Campaign for equipping 25 million young people with digital skills
The Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Decent Jobs for Youth was launched in 2016 as a UN system-wide effort, focusing on the youth employment challenge that is central to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It has emerged as a global, multi-stakeholder initiative that brings together governments, social partners, the private sector, youth and civil society organizations, and others. They work together to share knowledge, leverage resources and take action at country and regional level, to support young people in accessing decent work and productive employment worldwide.
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