Iris Hub was born after a thorough research on the levels and causes of unemployment in Rwanda which stood 13.2% overall and 18% for graduates. This reality ignited our cause to change the narrative of an “idle intern” who gets minimal job readiness skills if at all into a competent and an all rounded potential employee while giving organizations value for their money. Rwanda is facing an escalating problem of high unemployment and a dissatisfaction from educated youth to find job opportunities. Lack of a working and sustainable student-business relationship is creating a major limitation for the students to get meaningful employment, even after undergoing the mandatory internship. Iris Hub, we believe that the Rwandan ecosystem is lacking an effective platform where the university students can connect to potential employers and be a part of building the future of Rwanda..Before they graduate!
Our simple goal .
We gather multidisciplinary groups of students and let them work with an aim of creating new sustainable solutions for their communities and future employers. The challenges will be provided from the private-, civil and public sector and aims to generate value for both the student and participating organizations.
Iris Hub aims to create a more integrated relationship between the students and the potential employers. The participating students will be confronted with topical challenges in the vibrant commerce industry within Rwanda. The challenges will be solved from an innovative "Outside-the-Box" perspective with a touch of creativity and utmost detail by our pool of brilliant students.
Cases are sourced from different organizations cutting across NGOs, Private and the Public sector. Our model has engaged the services of expert youth coaches and mentors drawn from different fields of specialty who come on a weekly basis to motivate and give helpful tips to our students regarding general employment sector, entrepreneurship and life skills.
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