The East Africa Inter University Council Report of 2014 notes that of the estimated 900,000 Tanzanian youth entering the job market, 6 out of 10 do not have job ready market skills. In addition a publication by Kelvin M. Mwita which is in the International Journal of Human Resources Studies (2018, Volume 8. No.2) notes that 56.6% of Human Resources Practitioners believe that Tanzanian graduates are not competent to compete for jobs in the East African market.
Using machine learning and gamification, we envision Niajiri as the tool that will have an impact to over 2.5M youth across Africa over the next 5 years through either the use of our tools (CVs, contextualised assessments), access to our curated online curriculum or matched to opportunities. We seek to be the employability platform that youth access to gain employability skills and the go to platform for employers when it comes to talent acquisition and development in Africa.
|Projected Cumulative Lives Impacted||50|
|New Implemented Countries||Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda|
|Recruit||Data Analyst, Curriculum Developer, Research and Development Lead, Graphics Lead,|
|New Feature||Integrated Leaderboard that helps track users progress through various engagements in the platform and assigns points.|
With a split of 4 females to 5 male of the core team and a Female Executive lead, the team oldest member is 33 years old with the youngest being 23 years old. Don't let the young age distract you, there is an accumulative 15 years of experience working in the Human Capital industry as well as a combined 12 years of Technical Project Management skills.
EXECUTIVE TEAM INCLUDES WOMEN