Hargabits linked with different types of partners:
Donors and Supporters:
Hargabits is funded by OXFAM and receives technical support and guidance from Butterfly works and Nairobits. The project is being implemented by Shaqodoon Organization, a Non-Governmental Organization operating in Somalia. Read more …link this to Shaqodoon page
Community Based Organizations:
Hargabits work directly with organizations that serve target communities. One of the major roles of the CBOs is to recommend to Hargabits vulnerable youth from the communities using a set and agreed upon criteria. Read more …
Hargabits is now in the process of partnering with a number of reputable ICT Busineses/Companies in Hargeisa, Somlailand for insight in developing ICT in the region, offering internship/employment placement of graduates after ICT multimedia training. Read more …
- Oxfam is a world-wide development organization that mobilizes the power of people against poverty. Around the globe, they work to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. visit www.oxfamnovib.nl for more details.
- Shoqodoon logo:Shaqodoon Organization is an offshoot of the USAID funded EDC project Somali Youth Livelihood program, (SYLP) /Shaqodoon that provided livelihood skills, training and employment opportunities to Somali Youth; Shaqodoon is a Somali word for Job Seeker. Shaqodoon Organization was started by former EDC senior staff who decided to continue with the important activities of that program which includes: vocational skills training, job placement, entrepreneurship work readiness and financial literacy training using varies methodology effective methodologies including in class, through interactive audio instruction and use of InfoMatch SMS and Voice based mobile system. Visit www.Shaqodoon.org.ug for more details.
- Technical Supporters
Butterfly works Logo:Butterfly Works is a social innovation studio that creates education and communication projects in emerging economies. We are born in the world of design thinking and matured in the field of international development. Building on 15 years of experience in over 25 countries, we apply the most effective tools and methods from the creative sector to social issues worldwide. We connect people with different backgrounds and viewpoints, while we tap into opportunities in ICT, education and design. This is what sparks new ideas, and that is how we create social innovations. Visit www.butterflyworks.org for more details.
Nairobits Logo: NairoBits Trust is a youth based organization that uses ICT multimedia creatively to improve the lives of less privileged children and youth from the non-formal settlement. Established in the year 2000 in Nairobi, Kenya, Nairobits is first among the Bits schools. Visit www.nairobits.com for more details.
Hargabits work directly with organizations that serve our target communities. One of the major roles of the CBOs/CSOs is to recommend to Hargabits vulnerable youth from the communities using a set and agreed upon criteria. We also liaise with the CBOs/CSOs on issues of follow up. The youth trained at Hargabits are expected to go back to their communities and share some of the skills acquired with their peers under the supervision and support of the CBO/CSO.
Some of these include:
- ASAL Youth Organization
- USWO Organization
- Garsoor Organization
- SYDO Organization
Hargabits in process of partnering with reputable ICT businesses/companies in Hargeisa for insight in training curriculum development (conceptualizing the curriculum into market context), offering internship/employment placement of graduates after ICT multimedia training.