As a young but experienced leader in the banking and financial services sector, I want to use my skills, connections, and experience to collect recruitment data and generate employable skills to prepare the next cohort of young leaders so that we can increase youth employability in Tanzania.
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As a data and technology expert, I want to use technology and data to increase access to decent jobs for people with disabilities by solving challenges they face while searching for or starting jobs.
As a social enterprise organization, we are creating a network of youth in rural villages across Tanzania, connecting youth-led organizations to the data they need to make strategic decisions in providing their products and services.
I am an IT graduate currently working in the financial sector as a loan officer for a microfinance organisation targeting low income women in Dar es Salaam. As a woman and a technologist, I want to use demographic, financial and insurance data to empower women and young people with financial management tools and education for better financial stability.
According to USAID, 17,000 girls acquire new HIV infections each year and current educational methods are insufficient. Our team will use games to educate males partners, age 15-24 years, and generate data about their behavior preferences.
As an innovator, I want to use TanzMED and open data to increase the supply, usage and sharing of health information to achieve several goals: increase male partner participation in creating a safe environment for AGYW; prevent AGYW against risks of getting HIV/AIDS and other STDs; and create new sources of income and employment for local health workers.
As a learning organization, we want to leverage our edutainment and relevant data about education and economics to improve adolescent girls’ economic empowerment, and increase their security, agency and self-efficacy.
As an animator and game developer, I want to bridge the gap between entertainment and data by harnessing the power of mobile games in the fight against HIV/AIDS among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW). My game will encourage AGYW to make the right decisions in life and pursue their endeavors.
My team wants to use a desktop application to aggregate truancy data sets so that we can reduce school dropout rates, and ultimately the risk of contracting HIV/AIDS among AGYW.
I'm a Dodoma University student and CEO of Bwilotech Co. Ltd. I know the pain of dropping out of school, so I make innovative tools to protect current students from the consequences of dropping out. As a software developer and young entrepreneur, I want to use both data technology (DT) and information technology (IT) to stimulate parents’ involvement in their children’s education. My goal is to reduce truancy and school dropout rates among Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW).