GGateway awarded a grant for an E-work project within the emergency Gaza project – cash-for-work and support for freelancing implemented by the NGO development center and funded from the World Bank in coordination with the Ministry of Finance and Planning, the Ministry of Social Development, the Ministry of Labor and the Palestinian Fund for Employment and Social Protection. The project has two major components to be implemented in two rounds (8 months/round):Youth E-work Empowerment Training: two months of extensive technical & life skills training for 360 beneficiaries (age from 18 to 34) in three areas
Technical Skills Training
Freelancing Platforms & Employability skills
Freelancing Business Technical Writing in English
Freelancing Hosting Phase:
– 6 months hosting for all 360 beneficiaries in co-working hosting spaces. GGateway GHUB, as co-working space, will provide ICT professionals in Gaza with a micro-work remote employment environment and opportunities through variant services such as IT infrastructure, office space, HR management, client & payment management services and match marketing services.
Following the 5-week training program, the top 80 achievers during the training period were hosted at GGateway’s co-working space (GHub) for three months. During the three months of hosting, beneficiaries received technical and freelancing mentoring from in-house coaches, in addition to specialized career-path counselling. The hosted beneficiaries had access to dedicated workspaces, in addition to online learning resources based on their specific needs.