Nurturing Employability among Tech Graduates using Structured Mentorship

18 Aug 2022
Anonymous
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Nurturing Employability among Tech Graduates using Structured Mentorship
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KamiLimu is a non-profit organization that provides an 8-month structured mentorship program whose mission is to bridge the skills gap between classroom learning and global competitiveness among university students pursuing technology-aligned courses. KamiLimu achieves its objectives through hands-on workshops and one-to-one peer and professional mentorship to equip students with 21st-century skills in five areas: (1) Personal Development; (2) Professional Development; (3) Scholarship Application; (4) Innovation; (5)Community Engagement. So far, KamiLimu has served 200 students from 22 Kenyan tertiary institutions and worked with 113 professionals and 20 organizations to meet its goal. Throughout the project, the impact is measured by students' achievements and feedback from industry stakeholders.