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Foundation

Digital Skills for the Future of work

Wootlab Foundation is a non-profit organisation that leverages technology to promote inclusive and quality education for ​out-of-school children and youths in Africa, to produce quality employability and entrepreneurial capabilities thereby ​advancing sustainable development goals in promoting employability and technology-related labour export, and decent ​work for economic growth.

About Us

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Our Goals

To advance the opportunities for ​the young Nigerians in the digital ​economy, support their better ​integration into the global ​development community, create ​sustainable jobs, and thus reduce ​inequalities that will foster ​inclusive/sustainable economic ​growth and job creation in Nigeria.

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Our Vision

To address and reduce inequality ​in underrepresented and ​marginalised children and youths ​by providing opportunities that ​foster economic growth and ​financial freedom through digital ​literacy interventions.

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Our Mission

To Advance Africa's digital ​economy by investing in talented ​people who can realise their full ​potential and meet the high ​demand for the tech skills ​required in the digital economy.

Current and Past Trainings

A flagship of the Digital States ​Initiative, Wootlab partnered with ​the Kwara State Government and ​Grow with Google to deliver 2 ​weeks of virtual training to 13,000 ​Kwarans who were mostly ​affected by the COVID pandemic, ​in basic and mid-level digital skills.

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Kwapreneur is a scheme under the ​Kwara State Social Investment ​Programme established to impact ​positively on the lives of the poor, ​vulnerable, unemployed and those at ​the bottom of the financial pyramid ​without access to funding, to ensure ​they are given the opportunity to ​access better lives.

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The Digital States Initiative, in ​partnership with The National ​Information Technology ​Development Agency (NITDA) and ​Microsoft, provides a structured ​hybrid model and e-learning ​platform that provides ​basic/intermediate digital skills and ​job outsourcing sensitization to ​Nigerian youths.

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The At-Risk Children Programme ​(ARC-P), An initiative of the Office of ​the Special Adviser to the Presidency ​on Social Investment, seeks to ​address and reduce the vulnerability ​of At-Risk-Children in Nigeria, by ​providing them with a life of dignity ​and improvement of their individual ​and national productivity. Wootlab ​Foundation as the implementing ​partner

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LEADS, an initiative of Wootlab, ​supported by Microsoft is designed to ​mitigate the effects of various Academic Staff Union Of Universities ​(ASUU) strikes on Nigerian students, ​by upskilling them through ​entrepreneurship and digital skills ​training that is in demand, thereby ​providing a continuous learning ​platform for the students and an ​avenue to livelihood opportunities.

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Wootlab Foundation e-learning platforms

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Our Partners