JITUME PROGRAM

Motto: Empowering Today, Envisioning Tomorrow

At Nyamira National Polytechnic, our commitment to empowering students and youth with essential digital skills through the AJIRA-JITUME ICT Training Program is unwavering. Guided by our vision, mission, and core values, and spearheaded by the dedicated members of the Jitume Program Committee, we are thrilled to share the inspiring success stories emerging from our community.

Vision: To empower the youth of Nyamira National Polytechnic with digital skills and opportunities, enabling them to thrive in the digital economy and contribute to socio-economic development.

Mission: Through the Jitume Program, we strive to provide access to digital devices, training, and job opportunities, fostering a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and lifelong learning among our youth.

Core Values

  • -Access: Equal access to digital resources and opportunities for all youth.
  • Empowerment: Equipping youth with the necessary digital skills and knowledge.
  • Innovation: Encouraging creativity and leveraging technology to address societal challenges.
  • Collaboration: Partnering with industry leaders and community stakeholders.
  • Integrity: Upholding honesty, transparency, and ethical conduct.
  • Inclusivity: Embracing diversity and ensuring program benefits all communities.
  • Sustainability: Commitment to long-term impact and continuity.

Jitume Program Committee

Our dedicated committee members are at the forefront of driving the success of the AJIRA-JITUME ICT Training Program:

  1. Mr. Amos M. Nyangau – Administrator
  2. Mr. Tonny O. Omondi – Coordinator
  3. Mr. Jeremiah Nyaanga – Lead Technician
  4. Mr. Gregory Osiemo – Communication & Publicity Officer
  5. Kivon Araka & Erick Nyaribo – Youth Representatives
  6. Vannilah Oigo & Chelsey Atieno – Student Representatives

Training Highlights

  1. Basic Digital Skills Training – ICT Authority (April 2023). Participants:100 enthusiastic youths
  2. Cohort I & II Trainings (September & October 2023). Participants: 65

Modules Covered: Transcription, Data Entry, Content Writing, Introduction to Digital & Digitally Enabled Work, Personal Digital Profile Creation, Online Work Safety & Data Protection, Soft Skills

  • AJIRA Internal Training (February 2024) Participants: 50

Modules Covered: Introduction to Online and Digitally Enabled Work, Making a Personal Digital Profile, Writing Content, Forex Trading.

Success Stories

  • Participants have transitioned from digital novices to proficient users, equipped with skills essential for the digital age.
  • Many have secured online work opportunities, experiencing financial independence and personal growth.
  • The program has enhanced soft skills, including communication and problem-solving, making participants more employable in diverse sectors.

Call to Action

Are you a student or young individual eager to thrive in the digital world? Join the Jitume Program at Nyamira National Polytechnic and embark on a transformative journey towards digital empowerment.

Get Involved

For more information and enrolment details, visit our website or contact the Jitume Program Committee through the form below. Let’s unlock the potential of digital empowerment together!