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Mentoring Program in Kenya

A project from Learning Lions
in Lodwar, Kenya

Mentoring and workshop sessions with current students and alumni from „Learning Lions“ programming academy

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About this project

Background

  • There are currently 2.3 billion children on earth of which 263 million do not have access to education
  • Poverty is the greatest barrier for education
  • Girls are especially disadvantaged in the Sub Sahara region, Middle East and South Asia.
  • Girls are multiplicators – Girls and young adults that receive education are less likely to marry young. On average their children have a higher education

What are we doing?

Target group:
 

Young adults in Kenya that are interested in IT and that have successfully finished the programming academy or are about to, but that have difficulties finding an IT-related job.

Project goals :

Support underprivileged minorities by building trust and self-confidence through education in order to help them find a job.

Project execution:

  • Mentoring young adults on topics regarding their professional and private life
  • Regular online-meetings with Kenyan students and young adults
  • Providing them mobile internet for online meetups
  • Host workshops and keynotes in order to teach soft skills and inspire young underprivileged adults for a career in IT




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Mentoring and workshop sessions with current students and alumni from „Learning Lions“ programming academy

About this project

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About

betterplace.org is the largest German donation platform. Since 2007 we have been helping people, aid organizations and companies to do good. All projects on betterplace.org are non-profit. Since we ourselves also do not work for profit, our platform is free of charge for the projects.
2007founded
12,500non-profit organisations
185m €for a good cause
Initiative Transparente Zivilgesellschaft (Logo)