Build digital skills for the job market

Build digital skills for the job market

MEST, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation and their Young Africa Works Program, offers digital skills and entrepreneurship training that matches trainees with job opportunities upon graduation. 

The Pre-MEST program is a 12-week, full-time, tuition-free early-stage training program designed to help participants acquire skills in software development, digital marketing, and technology entrepreneurship.

Pre-MEST is designed to prepare young people living in Ghana for dignified and meaningful work through employment and entrepreneurship.

More Than Just Skills Training

Through workshops, training sessions, and practical learning, trainees are taught the core skills needed to launch a career in business and technology.

Experts & Mentors

Training is led by industry experts while mentors provide participants one-on-one support throughout the program.

Practical Learning

The program is delivered through hands-on projects and assignments that give participants real-world experiences.

Job Matching

Participants get the opportunity to apply their skills in the real world through internships and job opportunities.

Become a Pre-MESTer

Software Development

Develop new skills in:

  • Front End Frameworks (e.g. React.js) 
  • Express Framework (for Node.js) 
  • Database (e.g MongoDB)
  • Unit Testing 
  • Soft Skills Training

Digital Marketing

Develop new skills in:

  • Design Thinking
  • Content Creation & Marketing
  • Web and Social Media Analytics
  • A/B Testing
  • Soft Skills Training

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