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This 2nd, June, the NGO called Dot Rwanda (Digital  Opportunity Trust) has signed a  memorandum of understanding with the Kigali city as to collaborate for increased youth empowerment efforts and information sharing about job opportunities.

Dot-Rwanda and the Kigali City
Dot-Rwanda and the Kigali City

These operations will be done through the partnership of the ‘Kigali Employment Service Center-KESC’, a centre that advises the youth about job creation skills and self-employment.

The Country Director  of the Dot Rwanda, Uwamutara Violette  said that  since 2010, the NGO has trained more than 36 000 young people and women in vocational professions and on ICT related subjects.

She added that all of these are tools that help the beneficiaries become economically strong and develop the nation at large.

The Dot Rwanda reveals that it is currently joining both job seekers and prospective employers as to help both sides satisfy their needs.

It also works in collaboration with the different public institutions such as the Ministry of youth and ICT, the Rwanda Development Board, and the Workforce Development Authority), all of which are key actors in the youth empowerment.

In her speech, the Vice-Mayor of the Kigali city in charge of social affairs, Tumukunde Hope expressed her appreciation about the signing of the Memorandum as it will reduce the unemployment rate that is endangering the social  and economic well-being of Rwandans, especially the youth.

The officials exchanging the documents containing the documents
The officials exchanging the documents containing the documents

The Digital Opportunity Trust (Dot-Rwanda) strives to equip the youth with adequate IT related skills and knowledge as to back them in the sake of economic and financial fitness.

The NGO has started its operations in Rwanda since 2010 with the partnership of the Canadian organization called CIDA.
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