Habitat IT Academy has first graduates

01 Aug 2011

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The First graduates of IT Academy, which is jointly created by UNDP, Youth for Habitat International Network, Microsoft Turkey and Municipality of Ümraniye received their certificates.

New Horizons - Minister of EU along with local authorities of Ümraniye, representatives from civil society organizations, and officials from UNDP Turkey, Youth for Habitat International Network and Microsoft Turkey attended to the ceremony held in the first days of July.

In the ceremony, Minister Egemen Bağış gave a speech and said, “ümraniye mentioned with negative events in the past, but in recent years it comes to the fore with trade centers and social projects”.

After the remarks, Minister Bağış and other authorities gave certificates to graduates of Habitat IT Academy.

IT Academy Project, in particular, targeted women, youth, disabled and limited income groups who are disadvantaged in society.

IT Academies along with more than a thousand volunteer teacher gave face to face education to hundred and 135,000 people until now.