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YouthConnekt Africa Policy Hackathon 2024 for African Innovative Youths

YouthConnekt Africa Policy Hackathon 2024 for African Innovative Youths – Africa is endowed with a Youth Dividend –  an estimated 500 Million young people aged between 15 – 35 years, and a median age of 19. Only one in ten youth in Africa today access Tertiary and Technical Vocational Education, whilst one in four youth are currently neither in Employment, Education or Training,.
Skilling Africa’s Youth is an economic imperative to unlock the immense potential the continent holds in its Youth. The YouthConnekt Africa is joining forces with the Mastercard Foundation to identify pioneers and innovators who are solving Africa’s youth skilling challenge.
With interest in youth-led and scaleable solutions, the 2024 YouthConnekt Africa Policy Hackathon invites the nomination and application of skilling initiatives and solutions that have taken to market a minimum viable product and have some early results results to demonstrate from the following countries: Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Cape Verde, Congo (Brazzaville), Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinee, Guinee Bissau, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Lesotho, Madagascar. Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome, Senegal, Sierra Leonne, Tchad, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

What’s in it for you: 

  • A thrilling and enriching two-day of working in person with Africa’s pioneers in youth skilling;
  • The opportunity to showcase your solution to ecosystem partners including the YouthConnekt Africa and the Mastercard Foundation;
  • The opportunity to contribute to shaping policy and investments in Africa’s skilling.

For more Information: Visit the website for YouthConnekt Africa Policy Hackathon 2024 for African Innovative Youths

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