The unemployment crisis in Kenya is dire. About 90% of the unemployed population is made up of the youth. The consequence of this crisis is obvious, both socially and politically.
Do you know what these young people lack? Opportunity; opportunity to discover available and alternative ways of making a living, opportunity to develop capacity for employing these ways and opportunity for support in building and employing these capacities.
What they need is a means of harnessing these opportunities; something dedicated for this purpose. That is why I created skillsandprofessions.com, (yet to be) the largest skill and professional development platform in East Africa, which will help in serving the purpose of making these opportunities available to young people, indiscriminately.
Opportunities developed are disseminated through the platform, through email and through short messages for the part of the population that still doesn’t use smart phones, and is specific for each field.