Ten teams from the University of Zimbabwe participated in an Urban Solutions hackathon hosted by the university.
The first cohort of youths have graduated from the Microworkspace Hub with digital and coding skills.
Meet Sharleen, Gift and Shamiso - the UNDP Zimbabwe Accelerator Lab Team!
Chipo Chihunda from Mashonaland West has won the inaugural Youth Connekt Zimbabwe StartUp Tour Bus Competition with her innovative roofing tiles made from plastic waste.
“As an intern, I learnt that If you are tasked with anything, take it up, no matter how hard it sounds or looks - ask questions, nobody knows everything."
The Youth Connekt Start-Up Tour Bus completed its tour of Zimbabwe’s 10 provinces on the 9th of August, 2019 in Bulawayo.
The Start-Up Tour Bus is the first initiative which has been launched under the Youth Connekt Zimbabwe banner.
Zimbabwe’s population of persons with disabilities (PWD) is estimated at 900, 000 people, with most of them living in rural areas.
The Accelerator Labs are UNDP’s new way of working in development.