By Eunice Hilda Ampomah, GNA
Accra, Nov. 9, GNA - Vodafone Ghana Foundation has enhanced its ongoing National Coding Programme by introducing modules that would equip the coders with digital marketing and commercial skills.
A statement copied to the Ghana News Agency and signed by Ms Yolanda Cuba, Chief Executive of Vodafone Ghana, explained that the first session of the training which, is the second phase of the Vodafone’s National Coding initiative, is slated for November 12, in Takoradi.
It said the experts, who would facilitate the programme would subsequently visit the other regions and train participants on various modules on how to apply and monetize their coding skills.
According to the statement, the programme had been designed to empower individuals with basic knowledge in coding, including topics such as business management and digital marketing to enable them monetize their skills.
The statement noted that, there was an enormous demand for people with coding skills and Vodafone was willing to provide them with opportunities.
Three months ago, Vodafone launched a National Coding Programme in line with the company’s strategy to use technology for the enhancement of education and promotion of youth employment in the country.
The company is on a journey to train 10,000 youth in coding and ICT skills over a period of five years. Over 150 participants have already benefitted from this initiative since Launch date.