Frequently Asked Questions

What was the problem you needed to solve??

Final year learners’ computer science capability in work readiness and entrepreneurship.

Why did you choose the business you did?

Ability to mentor youth to develop career and personal development goals.

How would you summarize the experience as a whole?

It was a holistic experiential learning opportunity where the learners gained work readiness and entrepreneurial capabilities through mock interviews and business canvas model activities that created clarity of their business value proposition. Support to Nairobits Trust staff to develop a hybrid (online and physical) volunteer management framework for engaging subject matter volunteers in the Acumen Work Readiness & Entrepreneurship mentorship program for learners with technical capabilities Graphic Designer, Web Development, Web design and App building.

How did they solve your problem?

Woven link Africa provided market insights, digital platform etiquette and soft & life skills for employment and entrepreneurship. The mentorship sessions were delivered through mock interviews and business ideation activities for a class 30 learners that allowed individual participation and group participation.

How was their solution unique?

Elevated the learners ability in the conceptualization of their digital skills and business ideas for monetization and employment creation opportunities.

Would you recommend the business to others? If so, who?

Yes. To youth serving organizations in developing and creating innovative youth mentorship programs.

What I particularly like about their approach or delivery is.

Provision of practical industry examples and experiential learning through involving learner in practical business canvas model activity for developing the value proposition of their ideas, secondly the learners gained teamwork and presentation skills

Magdalene Wanjugu

Executive Director – Nairobits Trust