Training expertise and local knowledge strengthen Konexio’s international offerings
We warmly welcome Lead Trainer Ayusa Ondieki and International Programs Coordinator Fidel Mutuku to our staff team! Both are natives of Nairobi and together represent Konexio’s first staff presence in Kenya.
Ayusa comes to us with experience in empowerment programs for refugees, youth, and women, most recently at RefugePoint’s entrepreneurship initiatives. Ayusa seeks to bring a forward-thinking digital edge to livelihoods training in Kenya and beyond.
Fidel is an experienced learning and development professional. He has specific expertise in program coordination, implementation, and coaching, with a passion for social advocacy and impact. Fidel will be responsible for supporting our learners, programs, and operations in Kenya, Malawi, and Jordan.
Konexio launches training of trainers in Nairobi to bring digital livelihoods to refugee women
It’s official: with the launch of our Nairobi train-the-trainers intensive course, Konexio has broken ground in our third country, Kenya.
Konexio is partnering with Nairobi-based NGO RefuSHE to train 240 vulnerable refugee women in digital skills for online freelancing, opening the door to life changing opportunities for safe and dignified employment. We’ll be training RefuSHE’s trainers, developing a localized curriculum, and providing expertise on the digital field so that refugee women in Kenya can gain access to income generating opportunities available online, regardless of their contextual challenges they face.
Konexio gathers with fellow MigraCode EU partners at a summit to discuss employability strategies
Konexio gathered in Athens, Greece with fellow partners in the MigraCode EU network, a collective that promotes open tech education for refugees and migrants, for a conference on employability skills. Migracode is a European network of code schools made possible by various nonprofit organizations. The network also collaborates with corporate business and other organizations to support vulnerable groups all throughout Europe.