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Fuzu, the provider of a cutting-edge career development and recruitment platform and Techno Brain, a leading African IT solutions provider have established a partnership to collaborate on a number of joint projects focused on developing skills and competencies of the 21st century African workforce.
The partnership arrives at a time when unemployment, especially among the youth, is on the rise and demands more drastic action. Fuzu and Techno Brain come together under a common mission to develop skills and introduce solutions boosting the employability of East African job seekers and students. Techno Brain’s broad experience in capacity building combined with Fuzu’s sophisticated technology will improve the distribution of digital learning content to learners who wish to develop their skills and improve their chances of finding employment as well as improve their value in the job markets, particularly within ICT. The partnership will also create value for companies via developing joint propositions for employability and learning through on-site and University outreach activities.
The partnership announcement follows only two months after the highly successful launch of Fuzu in Kenya this September with Techno Brain as one of the lead partners and early users of Fuzu among other prominent Kenyan employers.
“We are excited to be able to combine our strengths in further collaboration with an industry leader like Techno Brain that shares our mission in enhancing the employability and facilitating skills development among students, job seekers and career professionals. I know that their leverage and network combined with our innovative platform can have a far reaching effect in building competitive skills and boosting the employment opportunities for millions in East Africa”, says Jussi Hinkkanen, CEO of Fuzu Limited.
Speaking at the occasion of the MOU sign-off, Mr. Manoj Shanker, CEO Techno Brain Group said ” We have been a firm believer in technology for automation and job creation while the collaboration with FUZU actually leverages on our mission wherein millions of job-seekers benefit by getting right skilled and productive to meet last mile challenges of the corporate world”.
Fuzu Limited was founded in 2013 in Finland by an experienced team of Africa and emerging markets specialists. Fuzu combines the strengths of the world renowned Finnish education and innovation systems with deep understanding of the end-user, their needs and aspirations in the African context. Fuzu aims to change the landscape of job search and recruitment by turning hopeless job-hunting into an ever inspiring.
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