Mekelle University under the East Africa based Digital Innovation and Skills Hub (DISH) is ready to train 2800 youths in Business Administration, Primary School Teaching, Computer Science Level 1, Community Mental Health, and Community Health.
In conflict areas like Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia, DISH is using digital technology to provide education access to youths and women to develop employment skills in spite of the conflict. Since hostilities began in November 2020, millions of people have been displaced from the Tigray region. In times of war, access to education, health, and communication is always non-existent.
The DISH project targets vulnerable groups who have been denied rights to education and have difficulty accessing it has been providing education access to young people during the Tigray crisis.
“We are planning an inaugural workshop on the first week of September 2022”, said Tesfit Gebremeskel. The inaugural workshop will help the students to get acquainted with the objectives of the DISH Project.
At the end of the 3 months of training, the students should be able to get skills that will make them employable.