Billbrain successfully concludes Basic ICT Skills Training for EAYIP Program

Billbrain Technologies has successfully completed training for the East Africa Youth Inclusion Program (EAYIP)  youth leaders in Basic ICT Skills. The training and backstopping activities held between April – September 2021.

EAYIP is a Heifer International Project Uganda 5-year Program. With the program’s aim of empowering 15,000 youth to improve their livelihoods through creating employment opportunities for youth, business development and job creation along agriculture value chains, and with ICT skills identified as one of the core knowledge required by the youth, Billbrain was contracted to deliver the training,

Key objectives for the training included;

  • Identifying already existing ICT mobile solutions/e-platforms that are relevant and feasible to support access to and sharing of relevant business information by the hubs to widen their knowledge and promote their businesses. The desired ICT solution/ e-platform as/in line with savings and loans management, access to market information, customer contact and feedback, weather updates linkage to service providers, buyers, credit and product advertisement and marketing services among others.
  • Building the capacity of both Cooperatives staff and selected youth leaders in basic ICT skills. (Word package, excel, ICT Security, Cloud Storage, Internet use, Email management, basic Computer maintenance, basic hardware, and software troubleshooting)
  • Building the capacity of both Cooperatives staff and selected youth leaders in the most relevant and feasible ICT mobile applications that support their business activities and processes.
  • Guiding access-to and installation of the most relevant and feasible applications/e-platform and software at all hubs and selected individual youth gadgets.
  • Backstopping the trainees on adaptation and use of the acquired knowledge in their operations

The post training evaluation indicated that the objectives of the training and expectations of participants were successfully met.

With thank Heifer Project International for entrusting us with assignment, and our team who delivered the training.