By Kiyimba Bruno
If all the government sections give opportunity for the young people, experience would be achieved.
Those were the words of the town clerk Kawempe division council Abel Asimwe during the launch of the ProKaziea app at the KCCA employment service bureau in Kampala.
Asimwe said that many of the graduates are denied chance to work in many places due to the fact that they lack the internship experience.
On this note he commended the KCCA employment services bureau for coming out to cub the grievance by providing internship as well as practical experience to many young people.
“85% of today’s jobs are a result of our effort.” Asimwe noted.
The founder of the ProKaziea app Mr. Ocen Godwin said that this innovation is an example to the young people to be creative hence curb the grievance of unemployment in Uganda.
“Today welcome you to be part of this development in building the first career network and platform in East Africa” said Ocen.
The platform is uniquely built as a common market place where young professionals across East Africa discover opportunities, connect with employers and build their professional brands borders.
On the platform students/graduates create their profiles, auto generate their resumes, and connect routinely with those in their networks.
Employers using the platform will interact, connect and get access to their preferred candidates at any given time.
The underlying objectives of the platform is to ensure East Africa becomes a connected job market where young professionals and students get attracted to their preferred employers in any location within East African marking EAC integration participatory.
This project is supported by CEFORD, promoted in the framework of an incubator for integration and development of East Africa making EAC, KCCA in partnership with Youmatch Global initiative on Employment services for youth and funded by GIZ.
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