We combined Accenture technology with the Fundación Entreculturas (Fe y Alegría in Latin America, ECCA Radio in Spain, Pedro Arrupe Bachelor in Mexico and Jesuits Refugees Service in Africa) network to create an innovative, market-oriented virtual learning program for disadvantaged young people in more than 20 countries across Latin America, Europe and Africa.
Together, we are leveraging our Emplea+ digital learning platform to skill students at more than 500 schools, and have developed a job placement service to connect participants with local employers.
To date, our partnership has led to:
In addition to teaching Dibenni computer programming, Fundación Entreculturas helped Dibenni understand how to work with a team, be assertive and take responsibility. These new skills helped her find a job implementing human resources programs for large companies in Mexico.
Daniela’s IT training through Fundación Entreculturas in Mexico helped her learn what to expect in a work environment and how to manage her professional responsibilities, enabling her to find and keep a job. She now works in cloud marketing.
“Combining Accenture’s technology capabilities with the Fundación Entreculturas network, enabled us to create an innovative, market-oriented virtual learning program for young people with limited resources.”
Ana Millán, Director - Accenture
“In Boliva we learned first-hand about Accenture’s work with Fundación Entreculturas. Those that volunteer can be sure their contributions make a difference.”
Thais Martínez Catedra, Technology Consulting Analyst - Accenture
“I spent my vacation in Bolivia volunteering with Fundación Entreculturas. The program is fantastic because it provides technical training for young people that need it, but also training in values.”
Ana Fábregas Bustamante, Transaction Processing New Associate
"Working together with Accenture has enabled us to improve the training of young people, providing them a better approach to employment and establishing a groundwork that will benefit future generations."
Javier Urrecha, Coordinator, Institutional Development – Fundación Entreculturas
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