Capital Business Reports on Young Innovators Boot Camp by GPF and Airtel

“Technology is one tool that we are using to strengthen characters of these entrepreneurs by allowing them to challenge themselves to seek more knowledge and expertise online thus giving them leverage to the information, access and content that the internet provides.”

Speaking during the opening ceremony of the innovators boot camp, the Executive Director, Global Peace Foundation Kenya Daniel Juma challenged the youth to embrace the use of technology to solve challenges in our society today. He said that youth today have everything they need to succeed at their disposal and through the Youth Innovators Boot Camp, GPF envisions to nurture the creativity and innovation of students whom he believes are a solution to the global unemployment menace.

The camp exposed up to 60 Leadership and Entrepreneurship (LEAP) Hubs Students from 12 schools in 5 counties to mentorship and constructive interaction to nurture best ideas for investment. The boot camp featured expert presentations on fundamental entrepreneurship skills including opportunity identification, business plan basics, and funding start-ups.

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