Support Learning and Livelihoods during COVID-19

by The Somo Project
Support Learning and Livelihoods during COVID-19
Support Learning and Livelihoods during COVID-19
Support Learning and Livelihoods during COVID-19
Support Learning and Livelihoods during COVID-19
Nov 25, 2020

Learning with Digisomo

Digisomo on whats app
Digisomo on whats app

Hello GG community,

We hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy as you read through this update. 2020 has been a very challenging year for all of us, but it has also highlighted how the ubuntu (the essential human virtue of compassion) spirit that  has created a global community to support each other through tough times.

Given that Thanksgiving is in a few days, we wanted to give an update on where we are with our current Learning and Livelihoods campaign. And thank each of you for supporting our initiatives through your  donations. The impact of your donations has, and continues to have, far reaching multiplier effects in the communities where  we work. 

Since our last update, we have successfully launched our digital training program, DigiSomo, and rolled it out across three cities in Kenya. Our digital training content covers topics such as customer service, personal vs. business finance and competitive analysis. Digisomo is available in 3 forms; DigiMessage, DigiVoice and DigiVideo. DigiVideo is free on our Youtube channel, please have a look and leave us a comment! Our trainees have been very receptive to these new modes of training, and we have received encouraging reviews from them. They are pleased with the lesson structure and delivery style and have used the training to improve their capacity as leaders within their businesses. At the moment, the content is in English; one of our next steps is creating the same content in Kiswahili. 




Digisomo Youtube video
Digisomo Youtube video


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The Somo Project

Location: New York, NY - USA
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Twitter: @somo_org
Project Leader:
Amelia Phillips
New York, NY United States

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