African Union Youth Capacity Building Training Program (Fully-funded) – #AfricaEducatesHer 2024

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African Union Youth Capacity Building Training Program (Fully-funded) – #AfricaEducatesHer 2024. Apply below.

When is Application Deadline: 31st July 2023

Tell Me About Award:

The African Union CIEFFA and ImpactHER are co-hosting the public phase of the Online Capacity Building Training starting from August 2023 under the theme “#AfricaEducatesHer – Digital Skills for All: Bridging the Gender Gap in STEAM, Financial Literacy, and Entrepreneurship”. The training is targeted at women and men from 55 African Union Member States and the Diaspora who are interested in developing their skills in STEAM, digital literacy, financial literacy and entrepreneurship, as well as women teachers who want to enhance their capacity to teach digital literacy and STEAM subjects.

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This fully funded training program is an initiative of the African Union CIEFFA and ImpactHer which aims to provide gender-responsive and cutting-edge curricula that can enhance the skills and capacities of African people in the areas of STEAM, digital literacy, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship, as well as build the capacity of teachers to teach these subjects effectively. The training takes place under the theme, #AfricaEducatesHer – Digital Skills for All: Bridging the Gender Gap in STEAM, Financial Literacy, and Entrepreneurship”

The pilot phase of the Online Youth Capacity Building Training Program (OYCBT) ended in June 2023 and the next phase begins in August and will run till December. It is open to all who wish to upskill their capacities in Digital skills, Entrepreneurial skills, and financial literacy.

Type: Training

Who can Apply?

  • Be of African descent (woman or man);
  • Be able to demonstrate the motivation to learn about: digital skills, entrepreneurial skills, and financial literacy.
  • Be able to demonstrate leadership abilities, aspirations, and a commitment to the promote girls and women’s education;
  • Have access to good internet connection and a device (laptop, computer, smartphone, or tablet).
  • Have a clear understanding of one of the training’s languages; English, French or Portuguese;
  • Hold an African citizenship residing on the continent or anywhere in the world.

P.S. Please note that the participants will be divided into batches. Each batch will be run for a period of 1 month starting from August 2023.

Which Countries are Eligible? African countries

How Many Awards? Not specified

What is the Benefit of Award?

  • Gain knowledge in Digital Skills, Entrepreneurial Skills, and Financial Literacy.
  • Get a Certificate for each program: Digital Skills, Entrepreneurial Skills, and Financial Literacy (participants need to attend at least 60% of the training courses per program to be eligible for certificates).
  • Become part of African Union CIEFFA network and ImpactHER network.
  • Increase your chances to be invited for fully-funded in-person activities by the African Union CIEFFA.
  • Fully-funded online training and mentorship sponsored by ImpactHER

How Long will Award Last? It is a one-month intensive training programme featuring;

  • Digital literacy – 2 weeks
  • Entrepreneurship – 1 week
  • financial literacy – 1 week

You can choose one or two of these courses to undergo. However, interested participants are strongly advised to apply for all three courses.

How to Apply:


If you have any questions or requirements, please reach out to: [email protected]


A certificate will be issued at the end of the training for each course successfully completed, at least 60%.

Submit your application for this programme here.

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Application deadline: 31 July 2023

NB: This course is fully funded and therefore requires no financial implications.

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