Facebook to train Kenyan SMEs on digital opportunities for Growth in Kenya

According to a news report, Facebook announced the creation of a programme that will train and equip small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) with the technologies and digital tools to make them productive and grow sustainable businesses in Kenya.

The programme which is being implemented in partnership with Wylde International, aims to train 3000 SMEs on how to connect with their customers and create more awareness about their businesses online. The programme will target businesses located in Nairobi, Kisimu, Nakuru, and Mombasa cities in Kenya and will be available in the format of a 5-hour workshop, commencing the week of 23 September 2019.

According to the report, Mercy Ndegwa, Facebook’s Head of Public Policy, East Africa, speaking at the launch said, ‘Entrepreneurship plays an integral role in driving Kenya’s economy and providing economic opportunities for Kenyans’.