Program Benefits

PDTP is beneficial in the following ways

  1. Increased youth employability.
  2. Improved Public/Private sector collaboration.
  3. Accelerated economic impact through ICT effectiveness.
  4. Enhanced service delivery by leveraging on ICT.
  5. Support ICTA’s contribution to GDP projected to be 8% of GDP by 2017 as outlined in the ICT Masterplan.

Our Focus

  1. Leadership development to develop ICT leaders in government management staff by entrenching them with ICT business principles to effectively run ICT structures.
  2. ICT technical capacity development by training freshly qualified graduates through an internship programme to develop a ready and affordable pool of ICT talent for government.

Who we are

DigiTalent is the brand name for the Presidential Digital Talent Programme (PDTP), an internship programme that develops the ICT talent pool in Kenya through a collaboration between the public and private sectors. It is a partnership between government, public and private sector stakeholders and is to be implemented by the Ministry of Information Communications and Technology (MoICT) through the ICT Authority (ICTA). It is borne out of the need for government to enhance its capacity to use ICT in effective public service delivery. It also provides a training ground for potential employees and an affordable labour pool of freshly qualified individuals in government offices.

Targeting recent graduates, PDTP offers participants an opportunity to understand government services, and provides them with a chance to contribute towards improving service delivery to Kenyan citizens..

Our Impact.

A transformed country and an engaged citizenry through innovative and sustainable ICT skill development.

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Graduates

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Employed within 90 days after programme completion

Innovations Implemented

Success stories