Trans Nzoia ICT Hub is now open and ready to empower the digital revolution of the county. Seen traditionally as an agriculture-dependent county, the initiative is seen as a step by the county to foster the growth of its Tech industry.
Dubbed T-Hub, the organization will offer a variety of services, including co-working space, training, and education programs, access to high-speed internet, a business incubator, and a research and development center.
The Trans-Nzoia ICT Hub is expected to benefit various sectors within the county, including entrepreneurship and startups, education and skills development, agriculture and agribusiness, healthcare and tele-medicine, governance and public administration.
T-Hub aims to bridge the digital divide by empowering individuals and organizations with digital skills and knowledge. Furthermore, they will work with public schools to introduce essential computer skills to students at an early age.
The program is a fun and engaging coding program that will be offered to students of public primary schools in Trans Nzoia County. Essentially, the program is meant to help pupils develop their creativity and digital literacy skills.
T-Hub Aligned with County Objectives
Of note is that the organization has aligned itself with the election manifesto for the current governor George Natembeya. The organization projects to implement programs that will work hand in hand with the county government to deliver on its manifesto.
The launch of T-Hub is another recent technology innovation at the county level. It comes hot on the heels of Safaricom rolling out myCounty app across the country.
With a focus on nurturing the youth and fostering collaborations, T-Hub has a good chance to transform the digital landscape of Trans Nzoia county.