So far Google has trained 15K developers, partnered with Pluralsight and Andela, awarded 33K scholarships.
Since launching last year, 35 startups have graduated from Launchpad Accelerator Africa, and they’ve created 385 jobs & raised $19-million.
Google is committing $4 million from @Googleorg to support youth empowerment, gender equality and agriculture, alongside piloting new initiatives to power the social impact ecosystem and promoting research on what the future of work looks like for African youth.
Google also aimed to train 60 startups over 3 years with it’s Launchpad Accelerator Africa program.
Google announced that, in partnership with the Nigerian Government, an online safety curriculum will be made available to all Primary and Secondary school students in the country; reaching an estimated 56 Million Nigerian students every year.
StreetView is launching in Abuja, Benin City, Enugu and Ibadan adding almost 12 thousand kilometers of roads in Nigeria.