On 1st December, 2020 two visitors came to EMCI-HUB TECHNOLOGIES LTD Company (EMCI HUB TECH) for a meeting to discuss modalities of starting Ajira at EMCI-HUB TECH. The meeting was held at the VC’s boardroom and attended by Dean of Students, Career officer, Students Chairperson, Academic director, ICT personnel and Mr. Victor from MoICT and Ms. Immaculate from emobilis. Once Ajira club is established at EMCI-HUB TECH, students will be trained and mentored to start working online and accessing free training courses which are offered by Cisco Networking Academy, HP, Huawei ICT Academy, IBM Digital-Nation Africa and Coursera who MoICT partners.
The AJIRA Digital Program is a Government initiative that is launched and driven by the Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs (MoICT) whose Mission is to enable 1 Million Kenyan youth to earn a decent wage from digital and digitally-enabled jobs annually, in the Gig and Freelancing economy through Training and Demand linkages.
eMobilis is the principle MoICT partner tasked with hiring and managing the key leads for 106 Ajira Youth Empowerment Centers (AYECs) established across Kenya as part of operationalizing these Centers so that any Kenyan youth can access connectivity, computer equipment, resources, training, mentorship and support to embark on their journey for dignified work through digital and digitally enabled opportunities for earning.
eMobilis is also tasked and mandated with launching and establishing Ajira Clubs at selected Universities, Colleges and TVETS as an additional access point for training, mentorship and online work career fairs.