Starting from this Monday at the Nkoranza GIFEC E-CIC; about 25 Youth apprentices in Nkoranza will receive intensive Digitalized Startup Skills for 3-weeks. This is a special initiative by Agrico Hub to support youth receiving apprenticeship in dress making, welding and fabrication, hair dressing, shoe making etc.
Beneficiaries will receive Enterprise Design Thinking skills to aid them to start their own sustainable businesses after their apprenticeship programs.
The participants will go through how to use social media tools for business growth. Other digital tools will include Phone photography and videography and graphic design.
In all 75 youth in Nkoranza, Atebubu and Techiman will benefit from this special initiative by Agrico Hub with support from GIZ. This program forms part of the “Digitalization & Entrepreneurship for Local Economic Development Program (Agrico Hub DELED Program)”.
The DELED program will in total build the digital and startup skills capacity of about 200 women, youth and MSME owners in the Bono East region. So far 65 women have received digital skills training for informal trade in Krobo (Techiman North District) and Fiaso (Techiman Municipal).