Promoting Employment through ICT Qualification

The AFOS Foundation for Entrepreneurial Development Cooperation, founded by members of the Federation of Catholic Entrepreneurs (BKU), cooperates with Ghanaian universities and private sector institutions within the framework of a PartnerAfrica project. The objective of the partnership project is to increase the productivity and competitiveness of companies in Ghana by strengthening the ICT sector and to increase the employability of ICT specialists.


Field of Activity
Vocational Education and Training
Sub-Saharan Africa
01.10.2020 – 31.12.2023
Project ID871
Project TitlePartnerAfrica-Project within the framework of the Special Initiative on Training and Job Creation between AFOS Foundation for Entrepreneurial Development Cooperation and University of Cape Coast, Accra Technical University and IIPGH
Project Budget1.810.000,00 EUR
ClientBMZ - Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung
Applicant/Offeror AFOS-Stiftung für Unternehmerische Entwicklungszusammenarbeit (Consortial Leader)
Bund Katholischer Unternehmer (BKU)
International PartnergetINNOtized GmbH
Local PartnerInstitute of ICT Professionals, Ghana (IIPGH)
University of Cape Coast (UCC)

Project Target

The PartnerAfrica project aims to provide university students in Ghana with a demand-oriented and practical ICT qualification. By strengthening the capacity of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) and other educational institutions and business associations, they are enabled to implement practice-oriented ICT training programs, job placement and entrepreneurship measures, and ICT advocacy.


 Nawal Schmitz
Nawal Schmitz

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