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Kedrus Academy and Finquest Finance Train 20,000 People in Digital Skills

By Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

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In a collaborative effort to empower Nigerians with the tools they need to thrive in the digital age, Kedrus Academy, a leading provider of tech education and training, has joined forces with Finquest Finance, a Nigerian lending platform specializing in education and capacity development. 

This strategic partnership aims to address the nation’s growing digital skills gap by training a staggering 20,000 professionals and young adults in data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) skills by the year 2030.

The initiative comes at a crucial time for Nigeria. 

A recent study revealed that 85% of graduates lack the digital skills necessary to compete in today’s job market. 

Kedrus Academy and Finquest Finance Train 20,000 People in Digital Skills

With projections indicating that a staggering 45% of jobs by 2030 will require digital proficiency, Kedrus Academy and Finquest Finance recognize the urgent need to equip the Nigerian workforce with the critical skills they need to succeed.

Kedrus Academy Finquest Finance Digital Skills Training: A Multi-Faceted Approach to Digital Upskilling

Kedrus Academy is taking a multi-faceted approach to achieve its ambitious goal of training 20,000 individuals in digital skills. 

The academy offers a range of learning options to cater to diverse needs and learning styles. This includes:

Free On-Demand Courses: For those seeking a foundational understanding of data and AI, Kedrus Academy provides free on-demand courses that introduce learners to core concepts and terminology.

Engaging Social Media Live Sessions: The academy also leverages the power of social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram to conduct free live sessions on data and AI. These interactive sessions allow participants to ask questions and gain insights from industry experts in real-time.

Comprehensive Paid Programs: For individuals seeking in-depth training and skill development, Kedrus Academy offers a variety of paid professional courses. These courses delve deeper into specific data and AI disciplines, preparing participants for real-world applications. 

Removing Financial Barriers with “Learn Now, Pay Later” Model

Recognizing that financial constraints can often hinder access to quality education, Kedrus Academy’s partnership with Finquest Finance is a significant step towards making digital skills training more accessible. 

Through Finquest’s “Learn Now, Pay Later” model, professionals, young Nigerians, and low-income individuals can access zero-interest loans to cover the tuition costs of Kedrus Academy’s data and AI courses. 

This innovative approach removes a major barrier to entry, empowering individuals from all backgrounds to pursue careers in the booming tech sector.

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Investing in the Future of Nigeria’s Workforce

The collaboration between Kedrus Academy and Finquest Finance is not just about training individuals; it’s about investing in the future of Nigeria’s workforce. 

By equipping Nigerians with the digital skills they need, the initiative has the potential to unlock a wave of innovation and economic growth. 

A spokesperson for Kedrus Academy stated, “We are thrilled to partner with Finquest Finance in this critical endeavor. By combining our expertise in tech education with Finquest’s innovative financing solutions, we are confident that we can make a significant impact on reducing Nigeria’s digital skills gap and empower our nation’s workforce for the future.”

This initiative by Kedrus Academy and Finquest Finance presents a promising solution to Nigeria’s digital skills gap. 

By providing accessible and affordable training opportunities, the program empowers individuals to take control of their careers and contribute to the nation’s digital transformation. 

As more Nigerians gain proficiency in data and AI skills, the country can expect to see a surge in innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic prosperity.

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Oluchukwu Ikemefuna
Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

Oluchukwu Blessing Ikemefuna, a talented content writer from Anambra, Nigeria, found her writing passion in secondary school. Holding a degree in Biological Sciences from Federal University of Technology, Owerri, she specializes in blog writing across technology, finance, healthcare, education, and lifestyle sectors. With strong research and SEO skills, Oluchukwu creates engaging content globally. Her work aims to inspire and engage authentically while driving action. Outside work, she enjoys travel, reading, and movies as she grows as a skilled writer.

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