Microsoft and HomeBoyz Foundation has launched Y-HUB an online learning,networking and entertainment digital site for youth to learn and connect professionals and get entertainment news and also promote youth advocacy and participation in everyday life.
The YHub is a dedicated social enterprise and advocacy space for all youth to come together through an online portal.
The virtual hub harnesses and nurtures various youth skills. It is accessible to youth anywhere in Kenya with internet connection. They can learn and earn training points, thereby making them more appealing to any potential employer. It must be able to be a virtual guarantee of employability.
The yHub is an internet training site, a digital networking platform, a personalized career experience and provides a stage that harnesses youth ICT skills on all levels. It also connects them to employers, investors and trainers globally.
According to Homeboys, Y-Hub is designed for all youth and youth serving organizations interested in collaborating or convening around issues of youth access and active engagement. The site will up engagement for youth as it will help youth network and as well incubate ideas that have a social purpose and offer training courses.
The firms says, youth are able to come and engage each other, discover youth opportunities within the country or region via a ‘Niko Job Employment and Training Portal, Digital Information Boards and other technology platforms to communicate and express themselves creatively among others. TechMoran will give out more info on this development.