5,000 Youth to be trained in tech skills
More than 5,000 youth in Africa are expected to benefit from a training programme to equip them with essential knowledge and skills to help them to survive in the ever-changing technologically driven business world.
Consequently, the Chief Executive Officer of FXKudi, a fintech company offering borderless money transfers on the continent, Abioye Oyetunji, has launched a foundation to execute the initiative.
Dubbed, “Abioye Oyetunji Tech Foundation”, the initiative would train the beneficiaries in software development, product design, data science, data analysis, tech entrepreneurship in general among other relevant skills by 2033.
The CEO, Abioye Oyetunji, explained that the initiative had been designed by FXKudi, the technology company to help reduce employment.
“Unemployment has been one of the critical issues facing most youth in Africa and we need to find an urgent solution to it.
This training programme will provide underprivileged youth the opportunity to learn employable skills to be able to compete effectively on the job market.
“It will also go a long way to reduce poverty in our communities,” Mr Oyetunji said.
The CEO said through the launch and sales of his book titled, “Technology Entrepreneurship”, he intends to raise $ 1 million to help support the initiative.
The book tells the story of his business journey, growth, challenges and lessons that are vital for industry players and people aiming to venture into entrepreneurship.
It highlights his journey as a student and becoming an entrepreneur.
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“In all, I am looking at inspiring the youth through this book with my journey,” he said.