Madina MP provides computer skills to young people
The global information technology industry was valued at $ 4.8 trillion in 2020 and is expected to reach $ 5.2 trillion in 2021.
By creating opportunities for Madina youth to benefit from global development, Madina Constituency MP Francis-Xavier Sosu (Esq.) Through the Madina Job Center strives to equip youth with technology skills to information (IT).
As the second IT project to be implemented in 5 months of operation, 40 students benefited from a website development course organized by Madina Job Center in collaboration with Gray Parrot IO Ltd.
Students learned to design and create websites using HTML and CSS coding language.
In an effort to serve a wide range of voters, information about the opportunity has been posted on the Madina Job Center website portal and other communications media within the constituency.
Interested applicants went through a review process and were selected based on the requirements of the project.
Recipients had little or no coding experience, but were able to train and were equipped with website development skills.
The evidence of the skills learned was presented on the last day of the school, where students presented websites developed using HTLM and CSS codes as solutions for start-up companies with case studies given as missions.
Founded by Mr. Kwame Anane, Gray Parrot is an IT company that provides technology consulting, quality assurance and software development services. The company believes in the importance of giving back to society and works to support young people in acquiring computer skills.
Dziedzom Banor, UX and UI consultant at Gray Parrot IO limited, facilitated HTML and CSS coding. Support facilitators included Andre Campbell, software engineer at Google, who introduced beneficiaries to the Python coding language.
Students acquired entrepreneurial knowledge to start and grow a business and finance a business. Daniel Nuku Hove and Issaka Gbeti are other support facilitators in the areas of business creation and entrepreneurial skills.
Winifred Quarshie, project beneficiary, said: “I am very grateful for this opportunity. We can now build websites on our own and work for economic self-sufficiency ”
Madina MP Francis-Xavier Sosu is passionate about empowering youth and aims to help 10,000 people gain employable skills and find jobs by 2024.
Madina Job Center strives to provide more sustainable opportunities for skills development and financial growth for young people in Madina constituency and beyond. The company calls for partnership with public and private sector companies to implement life-changing community development projects.