GE officially launch its GE Kujenga citizenship program.
15 May 2014 Another launch with the report that GE has officially launched its GE Kujenga citizenship program; the program will help GE to empower people with valuable skills, equip communities with new tools and technology and elevate ideas that are helping to solve Africa’s challenges.
‘Kujenga’ means ‘build’ in Swahili, and GE Kujenga is based on three core pillars of activity – Empower, Equip and Elevate.
A message on the GE website states that some of its programs will involve providing skills training and leadership development programmes through both its own internal training schemes, and external partnerships with organisations such as the African Leadership Academy
GE will also equip its host countries with the material and systems needed to widen access to healthcare and other essential services.
The company will also bring tools, technology and training to communities to strengthen rural healthcare systems and respond in times of natural disasters.