Over 50 Kathiani Youths graduate from computer training

In a significant stride towards digital empowerment, over 50 youths from Ngoleni in Kathiani sub-county of Machakos county graduated after completing computer training.

The training was spearheaded by ICT for Development Kenya in collaboration with King Allan Institute of Technology and the County Government of Machakos in a bid to ensure commitment to harnessing technology for positive change.

Machakos deputy governor Francis Mwangangi who attended the ceremony highlighted the transformative power of digital literacy in today’s society.¬†

Mwangangi emphasized the importance of equipping youths with the tools and knowledge needed to thrive in the digital era. 

“We recognize the significance of empowering our youths with digital skills, as it not only opens doors of opportunity but also enables them to contribute meaningfully to our digital society,” Mwangangi said.

“The partnership between various stakeholders reflects a strategic approach to expanding access to computer education programs throughout the county. This initiative aligns with the demands of the 21st century, where digital literacy is a valuable asset for personal growth, economic advancement, and community development,” he added.

Speaking at the ceremony, Kathiani Central Member of County Assembly Dominic Ndambuki commended the dedication and enthusiasm of the graduating youths. He emphasized the role of digital literacy in fostering innovation, entrepreneurship, and problem-solving skills among young individuals.

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