The modern era is an era of new emerging changes. The whole world which is now view as a global village due to the industrial revolution and fast developing communication technology.
The globalization of industry and commerce is bringing a vast change in various aspects of life.
Economic development of a country is the outcome of purposeful human activity. Economic development is a highly dynamic process characterized by the pattern of demand shifts, new products are needed, appear for the production of goods within a country.
Developing countries need entrepreneurs who are competent to perceive new opportunities and are willing to incur the necessary risk in exploiting them.
A developing economy is required to be brought out of the vicious circle of low income and poverty. Therefore, entrepreneurs can break this vicious circle and help government to change a developing economy into a developed economy.
In all these, there is a dire need for an equal and level platform.
Understanding exactly the long-term socioeconomic entrepreneurship in Sierra Leone, Sensi Tech Hub provides a level platform, innovative and stimulating community hubs, programmes, services and tech-solutions consultancy to individuals, businesses, and institutions particularly those that focus on young people under the age of 35.
In Sierra Leone, young people under the age 35 account for 49% of the total country’s population. However, the unemployment rate for them has soared above 70% for the last decade.
Sensi is therefore, working tirelessly in order to help address these critical emerging challenges in Sierra Leone through robust entrepreneurship activities that are economic driven.
The main Sensi hub which is located at Aberdeen in Freetown, creates platforms that connect and bring together entrepreneurs, creatives innovators and technologies in order to help develop their ideas.
Built on a highly collaborative and community driven model, the open space in Freetown facilitates the mentoring, skills training of generations and exposing them to novel ideas needed to foster a more innovative technology and business community in Sierra Leone.
Sensi’s mission is to create an open community space where technology and entrepreneurship intersect, in order to build the next generation of innovative solutions and businesses in Sierra Leone.
The success of these solutions will drive social change and create employment that will be agents of development.
Alternatively, the Wellington based CTI-Hub in (partnership with IDYL) and Zuba boxes (in partnership with YMCA and Computer Aid) in Makeni and Pujehun provide essential digital literacy, leadership and business training for young people across the country.
Sensi endeavors to work with and to contribute towards these actors’ technological development in terms of service promotion and delivery, as well as support job creation especially for young people in Sierra Leone.Following