The Barclays Bank of Kenya and Kenya Girl Guides Association (KGGA) held a colourful launch of Ready to Work Programme at Kibera Girls Centre.
Ready to work programme is a free online platform through which the girls will build the skills they require in the job market.
Ms Regina Gichuhi, the head of citizenship Kenya, Barclays Bank said that the programme will help the girls to find out what employers are looking for, acquire the knowledge and enhance competitiveness.
Ms Anne Gatende the commissioner for Training at KGGA emphasised to the girls the importance of digital training to the young girls and she introduced Diaspora Community Projects (DCP) – Kenya who are driving the digital agenda through the Google sponsored digital skills training. She encouraged the girls to work extra hard to excel in life and there are lots of opportunities waiting for them especially on the digital space.
Ms. Judy Kaburia Manager for Special Programmes at Kenya Girl Guides Association (KGGA) explained the aims and vision of KGGA.
The project was officially launched and Ms Julia Mwashi, the project coordinator at KGGA gave vote of thanks.
By Caroline M. Mmbone