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Microsoft & SAtion Join Forces to Bring Digital Skills to 50,000 Unemployed, Disadvantaged South Africans

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TechInAfrica – After the declaration of this month of record-high joblessness figures in South Africa, which paints a dismal picture for the nation’s childhood, SAtion reports another collaboration with Microsoft to improve South Africans’ employability in the technology age.

The SAtion Digital Skills Hub, the collaboration’s online platform, will put resources into the country’s financial advancement by giving free access to Microsoft Office 365 suite innovation to young people in South Africans from 8-24 years, free computerized education resources, and Microsoft Cloud Society assets.

Established on 14 June, SAtion attracts together partners in the private and public areas — including government, large enterprises, SMMEs, industrialists, private financial backers, thought pioneers, and educational foundations — to talk about, coordinate, and carry out Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) projects.

Along these lines, instead of working against each other, the enterprise will guarantee that public leaders and private area substances are cooperating towards quick and reasonable financial development in a 21st-century setting.

Adam Craker, CEO of IQ business and enabling partner of SAtion, stated that President Ramaphosa believes that South Africa’s young generation will be at the focal point of the financial recuperation that has never been all the more obvious – and the stakes have never been higher. SAtion’s assurance to secure a competitive digital future for the South African young generation and jobless has directed SAtion to close the pivotal association.

The Digital Skills Hub

The Digital Skills Hub will have three drives — the Global Skills Initiative, Mahala, and Cloud Society — each contributing various chances for the young, the jobless, SMMEs, every single South African, and government authorities to procure computerized abilities.

Mahala is a drive that permits individuals between the ages of 8 and 24 to pursue free access to the Microsoft 365 suite, which incorporates programs imperative to working in the digital world, like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

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