ABOUT KENYA : We are an East African nation that got it Independence 54 years ago, we have had 4 Presidents and become a very diverse nation with influx of citizens of neighboring countries such as Nigeria, Congo, Burundi, Ethiopia and Somalia due to various challenges.
With a population of about 47 Million and 75% being youthful and innovative – solutions towards creating employment opportunities takes centre stage. Sectors like Information and Communication Technology, Agribusiness, Arts and Exports have continued to attract attention.
The Slumcode Group has since the year 2006 been at the forefront of youth empowerment through it’s creative approach to socio – economic and cultural programs based on #Talent #Passion #Entrepreneurship and Leadership development.
It has therefore partnered with http://interestinginternships.com/buitenland-stages/kenia/ a Dutch based company to support its growth and charitable projects by creating a platform to connect Professional Interns and visiting Tourists to become part of a long term Netherlands – Kenya Partnership. Ruben Baarda Project Lead and Founder, was recently in Kenya to meet Albert Nashon – Founder The Slumcode Group and map out the great and amazing opportunities for our potential visitors.
Interesting Internships will mobilize, sensitize and manage incoming guests while Slumcode Group will support at accommodation (Home Stays), project placing, local travel, job definition, support and entertainment as planned.
This partnership aims to make Slumcode Community Support programs become more sustainable and even improve the living standards of the organization members as we grow our vision towards realizing The Slumcode Innovations and Creatives Hub 2016 – 2020.
Our Nairobi Team is looking forward to the realization and progress of this partnership.