Programs

Our Programs

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DIGITAL SKILLS

S.O.I aim to equip young people with skills to help them build an online presence, create content, understand web design, user experience, social media and app development. We want to help close the digital gap in Africa, improve employability and encourage entrepreneurship among young people.

Our sessions will introduce participants to the online opportunities; how to create a web presence for small business; how to improve the ability to make money from the digital space; how mobile is growing and gives opportunities to improve lives; and how the digital world has given rise to new types of jobs and skills.

The main thrust behind this program is bridging the digital skills gap, increasing job perspective and developing a strong pipeline of highly skilled  digital talents. The digital skills program includes:

• Graphic Design

• Photography and Photo Editing

• Motion Picture Art and Editing

• Illustration and Animation

• Apps Development

• Website Development

• Software Development

• Digital Marketing

2

GIRLS EMPOWERMENT

Our activities are aimed at changing young girl’s and women’s mentality from stereotyped roles. We create an environment where women and girls empowerment activities boost their self-esteem to participate on an equal platform as their male counterparts. Its our believe that through empowerment, women can have a voice. Empowering women & girls is the key to social transformation, hence we ensure that all of our activities and programs are deliberately focus on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Our girls empowerment activities are focused on learning skills and building capacities, self-esteem, increasing access to information and resources, and promoting collective action and community organizing. This combination of education and social empowerment activities positions them as leaders and decision-makers in their households and communities.

3

LITERACY SKILLS

include such things as awareness of the sounds of language, awareness of print, and the relationship between letters and sounds. Other literacy skills include vocabulary, spelling, and comprehension.

This program help student learn different ways of expressing themselves through writing and gain exposure to different forms of writing skills, gain a greater sense of community and creativity with peers, build confidence and create higher quality writing. Program includes:

• Reading Skills

• Writing Skills

• Spelling and Vocabulary

•Comprehension

• Public Speaking Skills

4

BUSINESS SUPPORT

This program is geared toward speeding up the growth and success of startup and small businesses. We help businesses on their path to capital from philanthropist,investors, economic-development coalitions and others.

We nurture new and small businesses by helping them to survive and grow through the difficult and vulnerable early stages of development, by preparing business plans, accounts, funding proposals and other document. We work with individuals and local businesses to enhance their digital entrepreneurial skills and promote digital marketing.This program includes:

• Business Incubation

• Digital Entrepreneurship

• Screen Shooting and Print Making

• Batik, Tie and Dye Making