The MTN Uganda 21 Days of Y’ello Care is to climax with a two day career expo from 20th to 21st June, 2018 at the MTN Office in Nyonyi Gardens.
On 20th June, a panel discussion with key leaders in the Ugandan business and entrepreneurship space will address the youth at MTN offices, Nyonyi Gardens, from 2.00pm to 4.00pm.
The panel discussion will also focus on the available opportunities for the youth as well as providing career and life skills.
The panel discussion will feature the following individuals: Wim Vanhelleputte – MTN Uganda CEO, Japheth Kawanguzi – Innovation Village Team Leader, Dickson Mushabe – Founder and CEO of Hostalite and Diana Nandagire Ntamu – Director Entrepreneurship Centre, Makerere University Business School.
The career day will offer a platform for MTN Uganda staff across different departments to offer guidance, inspiration, mentorship and insight to how the youth can be better prepared for the opportunities available in both the formal and informal sectors.
Youth Groups that have benefitted from 21 Days of Y’ello Care will also exhibit at the venue, as well as MTN partners like Huawei, NITA and Enable Belgian Development Agency.
The 21 Days of Y’ello Care focused on one of the most critical issues affecting countries across the globe – Youth Empowerment – under the theme ‘Creating a Brighter Future’.
Activities were carried out in Kampala, Mbarara and Gulu.
The theme, aimed at undertaking initiatives to tackle the unemployment problem amongst the youth, saw MTN Uganda staff take part in special activities that sowed seeds of change, provided empowerment and brightened lives of those involved.