Hargabits Third Batch Graduation Ceremony.

Graduation photo

Hargeisa, 31 December 2019 — Hargabits digital design skills academy commemorated a cheerful event to honor the third batch of graduates who have excelled studying at the academy. The event was chaired by Gulaid M. Odowa a senior web development instructor at the academy, Mr Guled has welcomed the distinguished guests and expressed a deep congratulation to the graduating students.

The graduating students have gone through many levels of study during their one year study at the bits academy, starting off as a one class they have mastered the use of computers and basic computer and internet skills, learning courses on basic web development and graphic design to help them choose what skills they want to learn and pursue a career in.

Hargabits have then divided the students into three sections of study, Motion graphics, Graphic design and Web development, studying at two different locations, Hargeisa innovation hub HarHub and the info center at Edna Aden University.

Representatives of different organisations and institutions have been in presence at the event, including these guests was Hassan Gaadh-Haye from Hargabits partner Oxfam.

Ahmed Ali has delivered the opening remarks welcoming the guests and breifly explaining the journey of the students and the future of Hargabits, “Hargabits represents one of the main goals of Shaqodoon.” Say Ahmed Ali innovations and startups manager at Shaqodoon “It is one of the many ways Shaqodoon set-out to create jobs for the youth, through this medium and with the use of technology, because digital talented workforce has high demands in the market, and these youth have now acquired the skills that could easily match them with employers.”

Other guests have addressed the students aiming to inspire them to continuesly engage with Shaqodoon and Hargabits, and to presume the studying and improving their skills.

HargaBits Launching Event posted on 07 November 2016

On 07 November, 2016 Shaqodoon Organization held HargaBits digital Design School launch at Haraf Hotel in Hargeisa. The main objective of the launch event was to bring together government, businesses, parents, youth and development planners in Somaliland to sensitize the new HargaBits trainings and the importance of the school. The event was well attended and featured presentations, key note speeches and inspiration speeches among guests.