Blaze launches free E-Learning platform for Kenyan youth

Blaze by Safaricom has launched a new platform dubbed BLAZE LINK, an aggregator of e-learning resources.

It has brought onboard partners like Google, IBM, Wezesha, Cloud Factory and Brighter Monday to offer thousands of free online courses.

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The courses cut across multiple disciplines including sales and marketing, finance, agriculture, creative arts, programming and development among others.

The courses are targeting young adults under the age of 26.

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In addition to offering knowledge through free online courses, Blaze link will connect young Kenyans to opportunities.

It will also give entrepreneurs visibility of market opportunities.

Logging on to Blaze Link

Upon logging on, users undergo an ‘about’ test to identify their strengths and skills.

They are then offered relevant courses based on their interests and academic background.

Users who complete course modules are directed to further learning opportunities and experiential training through partner organizations or available jobs for those looking for employment.

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To augment the online courses on blaze, users will also have exclusive access to master class videos on Agribusiness, Creative Arts, Fashion, Film & Photography, Music, Technology and Production & Sales.

The masterclasses will be delivered by local category experts including Caleb Karuga (Agribusiness), Tosh Gitonga (Film & Photography), Eric Musyoka and Naiboi (Music) among others.

To access BLAZE LINK, visit


Beth Nyaga

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