Wadhwani Foundation launched its two key Initiatives, ‘National Entrepreneurship Network’ and ‘Global Skills Network’ in East Africa in March of 2016. The goal is to strengthen the high growth entrepreneurship and skilling ecosystem in East Africa. This includes Uganda and neighboring countries of Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Ethiopia.

WF GSN in Uganda:

Wadhwani Foundation launched its Skills Initiative, the Global Skills Network (GSN) in Kenya to support the development of a stronger and skilled workforce. WF GSN believes that skilling for sustainable entry level jobs is critical for the advancement of a strong workforce.

Wadhwani Foundation has signed MoUs with Luigi Giussani Institute of Higher Education (LGIHE) and SOS Children’s Villages for vocational training of students through high-quality multi-media content to enhance their job-readiness.

WF GSN is also focusing on supporting the development of stronger vocational teachers who can improve the quality of training through use of modern learning tools including eContent.[…]