Vodafone Uganda has today launched ‘JUMP’ – an interactive and socially managed portal with exciting content that serves to enhance E-learning among the youth.
The event which gathered different stakeholders including Vice Chancellors and Chancellors of different university, representatives from the Ministry of ICT, Ministry of Education and Sport, Ministry of State for Youth and Children’s Affairs, to name a few.
JUMP is a unique online content platform with categories in Education, Entrepreneurship, Self Improvement, and Lifestyle. Vodafone Uganda emphasizes that the key focus is on providing free access to educational content through the creation of an e-library and creating an environment where young and upcoming entrepreneurs are supported through various initiatives.
The content on JUMP will be generated from young Ugandan writers and the JUMP editors who are; Malaika Nnyanzi for Lifestyle and Entertainment, Solomon King Benge for Entrepreneurship, Cynthia Ayeza for Education and Andrew Ojara for self-improvement.
Vodafone plans to launch the JUMP Academy under the education category to provide students with a wide array of study notes and a series of video lectures from Ugandan lecturers.
John Ndego, CEO Vodafone Uganda says the JUMP platform continues to ride on the company’s commitment to support the youth and entrepreneurs in the country. He further stated that JUMP will keep the flames of the #ICreateTomorrow digital campaign that aims to empower the youth by helping them take charge of their tomorrow by giving them an opportunity to experience what their peers are doing with technology in other countries.