Power Learn Project (PLP) and EMURGO Africa Forge Strategic Partnership with Institute of Accountancy Arusha (IAA) to Empower the Tech Ecosystem in Tanzania

Power Learn Project (PLP) and EMURGO Africa Forge Strategic Partnership with Institute of Accountancy Arusha (IAA) to Empower the Tech Ecosystem in Tanzania
Pictured; Tech enthusiasts from different Universities across Tanzania at the Web3 Seminar

Arusha, Tanzania - November 2023 

In a groundbreaking initiative set to propel technological advancement in Tanzania, Power Learn Project (PLP) and EMURGO Africa are gearing up for a series of transformative activities with the Institute of Accountancy Arusha (IAA) University. This multifaceted endeavor aims to redefine the Tanzanian software development landscape by seamlessly integrating education, blockchain innovation, and a commitment to academic excellence. 

Recent seminars held at Arusha Technical College and the University of Dar es Salaam served as a dynamic prelude to the upcoming activities. Attended by a diverse audience of over 300 participants, these sessions delved into the nuances of Web3 trends, blockchain technology, and the myriad opportunities present in the digital arena. 

Ahmed Amer, CEO of EMURGO Africa, shared his vision for fostering a robust tech ecosystem in Tanzania, stating, "Our involvement with the Institute of Accountancy Arusha Business Startup Centre (IBSUC) at IAA, combined with PLP's expertise in training software developers, is a testament to our dedication. By blending insights into blockchain technology and IAA's academic prowess, we aim to create a holistic learning experience for Tanzanian youth."

Pictured; Ahmed Amer, CEO of EMURGO Africa, delivering a talk about Web3 trends and opportunities present in the digital arena. 

Mumbi Ndung'u, Chief of Growth & Operations at PLP, emphasized the transformative power of education, saying, "Our commitment to providing quality training to aspiring software developers in Tanzania is unwavering. Through engaging activities and collaboration with the local academic community, we aim to build a foundation for sustainable growth and innovation in the region."

 The collaboration extends beyond seminars to a series of engaging activities aimed at nurturing talent and fostering innovation within the Tanzanian tech community. These activities include hands-on coding workshops, hackathons, and mentorship programs designed to empower and inspire the next generation of developers. 

"These activities are pivotal in our mission to make a tangible impact on the local tech landscape," added Ahmed Amer. "Through practical coding sessions, hackathons, and mentorship, we aim to cultivate a vibrant ecosystem where Tanzanian youth can thrive in the digital age."

Stay tuned for updates on these exciting activities as we embark on a journey to shape the future of technology in Tanzania. 

About Power Learn Project:

Power Learn Project is a Pan-African social enterprise committed to empowering young Africans with essential tech skills and fostering comprehensive talent development. Our mission encompasses training, skill acquisition, talent management, and mobility, all aimed at enabling young Africans to secure meaningful livelihoods. We catalyze transformative change among African youth by providing high-quality, decentralized tech training, equipping them with the skills they need for the future.

About EMURGO Africa:

EMURGO Africa is the regional entity of EMURGO Middle East & Africa (MEA), a Middle East and Africa-focused entity of Cardano blockchain founding entity EMURGO. EMURGO Africa invests and partners with Africa-focused enterprises, startups, and accelerators to foster the development of socially impactful solutions on Cardano’s third-generation and environmentally sustainable blockchain. 

ABOUT IBSUC 

IBSUC is an IAA Incubator that creates a home for startups, entrepreneurs and innovators students from the Institute of Accountancy Arusha. Being a startup and entering the entrepreneurship and innovation world has never been easy especially for youth in higher learning Institutions or those that have just graduated. The startup center aims at making this experience a bit smooth and easier for this targeted grou 

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