Future Ready is a project which aims to develop young women and men computer science and entrepreneurship skills. Furthermore, it has enabled youth to develop technology solutions that address societal challenges and contribute to the growth of the national economy. The vision for Future Ready is to expand across Somalia, localising the materials and building the capacities of national organisations to be able to deliver the trainings to more young women and men. Furthermore, UNDP Somalia has designed an innovative curriculum whereby participants are addressing real Somali challenges identiﬁed through initial studies and proposals in the applications, incorporating elements of Human-Centered Design with the technical training in coding for prototyping in addition to extensive entrepreneurial training to ensure the apps are economically viable.
Crowdfunding, Innovation Camps, Design Thinking