Our Programs

ICT Training

Goal: 50000
So Far: 2000

Our training is carried out by a team of well-trained designers and developers who incorporate hands on training approach, finding a good balance between practice and theory. We understand the value of ensuring every student is well catered for and has the necessary tools and skills required to be empowered.

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LifeSkills

Goal: 1000
So Far: 200

Nairobits understands that the world is ever changing and with it comes, new generation of norms and trends. When working with young people, it’s our duty to ensure that they're able to understand and maximize their skill set. NairoBits is able to do this through our Life skills Program.

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Entrepreneurship program

Goal: 3000
So Far: 1500

Innovation and creativity are one of our strongest components when it comes to our training, this is why we take a Start-Up approach in our training. With ICT taking up a bigger role in today's world,we're building the next  future of innovators and creators.

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Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights Program

Goal: 6000
So Far: 5100

With a proposed goal of ensuring that all young people are empowered to realize their sexual reproductive health and rights in societies that are positive towards young people’s sexuality, the SRHR Program employs a multi-component approach aimed at achieving universal coverage of quality SRH-services, increasing provision of comprehensive sexuality education, reducing poverty and achieving gender equality.

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SisTech

Goal: 4000
So Far: 2000

Working in the informal settlements brought to light the drastic issues affecting young girls in their day to day life, such as high dropout rates in school, early pregnancies and early marriage, making them miss out on opportunities due to an inadequate job skill set. NairoBits seeks to actively bridge these issues by advocating for equal educational skills and access opportunities for girls from the informal settlements.

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Self Sponsored Training

Goal: 10000
So Far: 6500

In March 2016, Nairobits Trust relaunched the Self-sponsored training program,  which offers its services to students looking to learn, enhance and advance their ICT skills within a short time-frame, making the program practical, time-friendly, cost effective and innovative.  The enrollment takes place quarterly and courses covered include; Basic computer packages, Graphic Design, Web Design and Development.

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OUR IMPACT

300 students educated per year

6,000+ alumni

7 centers within 6 informal settlements

Educated and empowered youth with employability skills

Latest Updates

26 July 2018

We're 19! Celebrating 19 years of leveraging on technology to transform lives

We're 19! Today marks 19 foundation years of us leveraging technology to transform lives. A few things were happening almost two decades ago when the idea of NairoBits was springing to life.The year Y2K was almost upon us, and people thought that the world was basically coming to an end. Drop us an email if you sold everything you owned and prayed facing Mt.Kenya, it's for research purposes, we promise. Millennials need not respond.[...]

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04 July 2018

Africa's Tech Generation Disruption And What It Means For The Continent

All eyes are on the African silicon Valley and its newest innovative talent, the youth. Women from Samburu are teaching their children how to use computers, Mark Kamau(NairoBits alumni) ......[...]

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25 June 2018

Paving the way, the importance of mentorship in today's generation of women

According to the ISACA Women in Technology 2017, the top barrier faced by women in the tech industry is lack of mentors, leading the vote with a disheartening 48%.[...]

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25 June 2018

SisTech Graduation

We recently celebrated the 3rd annual graduation ceremony of the SisTech program, an initiative supported by Malala Fund. The program was founded to give young women access to education and a career in ICT, enabling them to provide a sustainable future for themselves while pursuing a meaningful career.[...]

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09 June 2018

Friends Of Tunga Is Live

Tunga is a software outsourcing platform with a difference. Their way of working is called Impact Sourcing: the deployment of workers from low-employment areas through outsourcing or by setting up remote or virtual teams using digital technology.[...]

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08 May 2018

Supporting Girls Capacity To Innovate

There is no uncertainty that ICT can catalyze growth for girls and women everywhere; and by extension, for wider socio-economic progress. The Internet is a great enabler, creating unprecedented opportunities for female entrepreneurs to enter global markets for the first time, and allowing them to scale their means of livelihood[...]

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08 May 2018

BITS TV

Mid 2017, we began on a journey to set up an in-house media team, with support from Golypoon Foundation. The media team consists of students and staff with talent and interests in film making, photography and story telling.[...]

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02 May 2018

Building A Solution Driven Future

Life altering operations on the wrong patients due to poor patient tagging systems, clogged transport system and lack of transparency in micro enterprise groups are some of the issues that our students hope to change in the near future with digital innovation.[...]

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16 April 2018

Diving into new technology!

Technology is always evolving and we're keeping up by exploring new digital tools[...]

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16 April 2018

NairoBits in the Silicon Savannah

It's been an interesting first quarter of the year at NairoBits HQ. We were excited to receive a visit from one of our old friends, Sebastian Tan, founder of Caspar Coding[...]

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Partners

NairoBits trust works in partnership with corporate companies, who take up our trained students for internships that build build up to employment opportunities.

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