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Yison Tech Hub

WHO ARE WE?

Yison Tech Hub is a Ghanaian based non- governmental organization dedicated to promoting tech innovation for rapid prototyping of ideas budding local innovations impact, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), start-ups support and promoting youth entrepreneurship as a way of addressing critical social economic and development challenges, we achieve this by providing Training, Incubation, and Mentoring. We welcome talent, ideas and also champion the use of mobile and web technology for Social Impact.

SERVICES

  • Co-working space
  • Event Space
  • Business Incubation
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene(WASH)
  • Funding Database

Vision

A society in which the youth and women have equal opportunity to improve their living standards through acquisition of relevant knowledge skills and attitude to live a dignified life.

Mission

To work with the youth and women to empower them in the areas of Innovation, Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Technology in order to achieve Social Justice.

Objectives

  • To empower women and youth with employable skills
  • To bridge the gap between males and females in the tech industry
  • To invest in the sectors of Tech and Agriculture
  • To provide an innovative and industrial working environment for start-ups within the Upper West Region and beyond.
  • To invest in the sectors of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) for Health
  • To promote Climate Change Adaptation, Good Governance, FinTech and ATVET

Programmes

Employability and Entrepreneurship

Yison Tech Hub has support and training programs such as; business incubation, business acceleration, VSLA’s, FinTech and digital trainings (customer on-boarding systems, digital payment solutions, mobile money, digital identification services, digital literacy, web development, mobile app development, software development, robotics, internet of things and Microsoft office, technical skills training in mobile phones reparations, CCTV installation, carpentry etc.)

Ecosystem Mapping

partnered February, 2020

In order to fully understand the Entrepreneurial Eco-System in the Upper West Region and Ghana as a whole, We assisted our partners Ghana Tech Lab, an initiative of the Ministry of Communication, to embark on an Entrepreneurial ‘Eco-System Mapping’ to gather relevant data on stakeholders who play major roles in building sustainable entrepreneurs in Wa promoting National Development.Gallery

Senior High School Entrepreneurship Clubs/Training

Under the auspices of the Ministry of Business Development, Yison Tech Hub extended business set up training and the formation of entrepreneurship clubs in selected senior high schools in Ghana. This is part the broader entrepreneurship ecosystem by the government of Ghana in senior high schools. Yison Tech Hub trained 4,000 youth from the selected schools. After the training, each school formed their own entrepreneurship club to serve as the rallying point for further school-based entrepreneurship training.

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