Graduates celebrate information technology certificates
Kigali: Forty next generation of Rwandan information technology workers graduated from a six month program on Friday, RNA witnessed.
The program conducted by NetHope Academy gives students internships so they can earn practical experience in the industry. Many of the students had already received university degrees.
NetHope Academy emerged after the 2010 Haiti earthquake, said Lisa Obradovich, Africa Program Director for NetHope. She added that the goal was to train young people in information technology to fill a skills gap which exists in many developing countries.
The academy operates in five countries: Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Rwanda and Haiti.