people of different ages
To promote economic development, increase personal incomes and boost the local economy in Africa through building people’s digital and job skills.
To supplement the existing education system by making digital and job skills; accessible, affordable and relevant to people of
We are partially funded by corporate sponsorship and grants, but it is your personal donations that keep Maendeleo Foundation operating and growing. Your donation can help low income schools, libraries and communities have a chance to access computer skills. You can make a real difference and help children, teachers, librarians and unemployed youth, reach their potential.
“Children have been home since lockdown and even though they have been invited to come to the library to read, the turn up has been really low. The ICT camp woke people up and many people keep coming to the library asking when the next computer training will be. The interest in reading was restarted and right now the library is bustling with activity.
The trainees really loved the training. They cannot stop talking about how excited they were to learn to type and design a flyer. They were surprised that without one week, you can actually learn how to use a computer. They are now able to edit a document.”
Director Caezaria Public Library
We most enjoyed participating in the Tech4Girls workshop where we learned team work and challenged to find ways to use e-commerce to solve a community problem. Our group designed an ecommerce platform that provides affordable, washable and reusable sanitary pads for girls and young women.
Tech4Girls Uganda Winners 2021
“Through Maendeleo’s Advanced IT Skills & Social Entrepreneurship Training Course, I learnt how to use social media to sensitize people about health issues and share critical health information. With the guidance from my trainers, I have started a clinic in my village to take medical services closer to the community.”
A 28-year-old nurse