Family Bank, through the Family Group Foundation, has set aside Sh5 million in partnership with Ada Labs Africa to provide ICT skills to 100 youth across the country.
The five-month-long training programme seeks to provide skills development in animation, software development, artificial intelligence and data science to transform talents into employable skills and provide wealth creation opportunities.
“We believe that through this partnership with Ada Labs, we can build a cadre of tech-enabled youth that will be equipped for the next generation of work that will be anchored upon tech-driven economies,” said chief executive Rebecca Mbithi .
The training will be implemented through three to four months of practical boot camps in partnership with Ada Labs vehicles that includes Ada Animation.
“Our mission is to catalyze the technology revolution in Africa. We must build capacity in key skills that will add value to the digital economy and position Africa as the next sought-after hub for technology in the world,” said Ada Labs chief executive John Kamara.