[Client: World Bank Group, Jobs Created: 12]
Project Description: Management Information System
– 4 weeks training as TOT in freelancing for 15 ICT professional freelancers.
– 300 training opportunity for Youth ICT graduates. (Duration May – Aug 2017)
– 100 hosting opportunity for 3 months for ICT freelancers who attend the training, this hosting include support such as mentoring and coaching
Last week, GGateway kicked off the Online Freelancing Training program which will help around 180 unemployed graduates to start working online utilized skills such as: Digital Marketing, Translation, WordPress Development, Angular & NodeJS, Graphic Design, Virtual Assistant, Android Mobile Development PHP Web Development . Based on our market research for the appropriate technical skills, we found that those specialties have a huge demand on online freelancing platforms, and are most fitting to the backgrounds of our target pool.
Selected trainees will benefit from different components of the training program for two months. The program started with English for Business training component, that will be followed by intensive technical training on each of the above-mentioned tracks, and will conclude with cultivating the art of utilizing freelancing platforms such as Upwork Freelancer, and Fivver to attract clients and bid for business deals.
Last week GGateway conducted a workshop session for online freelancing trainers (TOT) for the Online Freelancing Programme. The program will benefit Alfakhoora graduates for 8 months.
This activity is within Al Fakhoora Dynamic Futures Programme- Apex which is funded by Al Fakhoora, a Programme of Education Above All Foundation and implemented by the UNDP in partnership with GGateway.
Acting UNRWA Commissioner-General Mr. Christian Saunders visited GGateway this week. Mr. Saunders was very interested in entrepreneurship and innovative ideas to improve livelihoods, job opportunities, and independence of youth in the Gaza strip.
Bassma Ali GGateway co-founder introduced GGateway’s current projects and activities in regard to empowering Gaza’s youth in the ICT sector to become more independent, through outsourcing and online freelancing work.
The delegation listened to one of our freelancing program trainee’s who was able to sustain a decent income and become independent and support his family.
GGateway is an Information Technology Outsourcing women-led impact business, established in 2015. GGateway has an innovative model that transforms youth lives by capacity building and creating employment opportunities in IT outsourcing. With a successful business model and reliable operation, GGateway is a regional outsourcing hub supported by World Bank.
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