Microsoft trains Kenyan youth in smartphone repair

Wednesday 5 February 2014 | 12:03 CET | News
Microsoft, Computers For Schools Kenya and iFixit have kicked off the training of 20 young people in device repairs. The two-day event is taking place in Nairobi, and will give in-depth, hands-on training on the repair and assembly of devices. The technicians will also get skills on how to run and maintain sustainable businesses. This training will be managed by Computer for Schools in Kenya, which will develop partnerships in order to provide similar trainings to hundreds of young people across the country. The objective of the initiative is to extend the life of devices through management

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Microsoft
Countries: Kenya
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


LatAm to produce nearly 9% of world's e-waste by 2015

Published 21 May 2014 14:10 CET | Latin America
The GSMA has welcomed the Latin America mobile operators' efforts to reduce electronic waste. The report shows that, over the ...

Nokia launches Nokia X phones in Kenya

Published 14 Mar 2014 11:29 CET | Kenya
Nokia has launched its first Android smartphone in the Kenyan market, called Nokia X. The phone will be available for purchase by ...

Safaricom retail centres set to collect e-waste

Published 19 Feb 2014 12:38 CET | Kenya
Kenyan operator Safaricom said its retail centres will be used as electronic waste collection and storage points, Business Daily ...

Kenyan IT sector to be worth KES 85 bln in 2 years

Published 06 Feb 2014 15:19 CET | Kenya
Kenya's IT market is expected to be worth KES 85 billion in the next two years compared with KES 64 billion by the end of 2013. ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

26 Oct Cabsat
26 Oct MWC Los Angeles
27 Oct Android Dev Summit
28 Oct Millicom Q3 2021
28 Oct CyrusOne Q3
28 Oct Telefonica Brasil Q3
28 Oct Rovio Q3 2021
28 Oct MTN Nigeria Q3 2021
28 Oct STMicroelectronics Q3
28 Oct Comcast Q3
28 Oct Nokia Q3 2021
28 Oct Telenor Q3 2021
28 Oct Swisscom Q3 2021
28 Oct American Tower Corporation Q3
28 Oct Poly fiscal Q2
28 Oct HKBN FY results
28 Oct Amazon Q3
28 Oct Samsung Electronics Q3 2021
28 Oct CoreSite Q3 2021
28 Oct Airtel Africa Q3 2021
28 Oct Veon Q3 2021
28 Oct Apple fiscal Q3
28 Oct Telenet Q3 2021
28 Oct Cellnex Q3 2021
28 Oct Berec stakeholders forum
28 Oct Facebook Connect
29 Oct Proximus Q3 2021
29 Oct Tecnotree Q3 results
29 Oct Charter Communications Q3
29 Oct Shaw Communications fiscal Q3
29 Oct NEC fiscal Q2
29 Oct Shentel Q3 2021
29 Oct Hrvatski Telekom Q3 2021
::: More Calendar Items