kampabits

Our Curriculum

ICT

The Kampabits ICT training is divided into three levels:

Level 1: Getting Connected

Level 1 teaches the basics of computer software, computer hardware, Microsoft Office, the Internet and introduce elementary concepts in graphics and design. 

Level 1 is complimented with communication and research tools, Entrepreneurship skills. At the end of level 1,students undertake an advertising project using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator that they have learnt.

Level 2 : Digital Garage

Level 2 teaches web design using HTML/CSS and Photoshop for website template development. Later they learn how to use After Effects for basic animation.

At the end of level 2, students are required to design and develop a neighbourhood website, show casing where they come from. They also develop a blog to showcase their work.

Level 3: Media Lab

Level 3 trains students in advanced web design (using WordPress conntent management systems), Web development (using HTML, CSS, React, Django, Python).

At the end of level 4, students undertake a final client project. They look for a client and do for them a project.

After 6 months of training, the beneficiaries who complete the course, are placed in various organizations and businesses for internship..

LIFE SKILLS

Youth from the vulnerable communities often lack the‘soft’ skills that are required to access and retain jobs in both the formal and non-formal sectors. Further still, the education system in Uganda doesn’t priorities the teaching of ‘soft’ skills.

To better prepare our beneficiary for life, and the job market, the project trains youth in life skills. Some of the topics covered are;

Some of the topics covered are;

  • Emotional intelligence
  • Who am I really
  • Body talk; Me Myself and I
  • What work is work?
  • Unhealthy work Workplace ethics
    Communicating differently, when I get a Job
  • Me and my ideal job
  • Job searching and job interviews;that employers want and get a CV etc.

SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

Youth from vulnerable groups face serious reproductive heath challenges. In the current environment, there is no structured way of exposing youth to reproductive health information and skills. To mitigate this, and in Partnership with World Population Foundation (WPF), KampaBits trains youths in an interactive youth friendly digital reproductive program dabbed the World Starts With Me (WSWM). It focuses on Basic ICT, youth reproductive health and rights, HIV/AIDS prevention and mitigation among other skills that are critical to the youth. It is a very comprehensive with the following topics that address most of the issues that youth face in the process of growing up some of them are as follow; he projecttrains youth in life skills. Some of the topics covered are;
  • Emotional Ups and Downs
  • Is Your Body Changing Too?
  • Friends and Relationships
  • Boys and Girls
  • Men and Women
  • Culture and our Lives
  • Fight for your Rights
  • Sexuality and Love
  • Protect ourselves
  • STIs and HIV/AIDS
  • HIV/Aids: U have a role 2 play 2
  • Love shouldn’t hurt
  • Your Future
  • Dreams and Plans
  • My Top peer book and exhibition.
  • Pregnancy: Girls and Boys