The Skills Hub Program

Welcome to the Ubuntucation Hub

A program for the next generation of talent.

Upskill yourself, invite your friends, colleagues or employees and stand to benefit from the knowledge we share through online courses and how-to articles.

We are intent on partnerships that unlock value!

The Hub Program is designed with African communities in mind - to support the principles of life-long learning, decent work for all, fostering innovation, reducing inequalities, building communities and helping members to be resilient and sustainable.

We are in partnership with an accredited training provider and a public benefit NPO, making it possible for sponsors to join us in rising to the occasion for 1 Person, 1 community & 1 Business at a time.

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How it works

Frequently Asked Questions

The Skills Hub is an innovative skills development, job placement and entrepreneurship support program from Growth Network. We have formed a partnership with an accredited training provider and a non-profit organisation to be able to deliver innovative solutions that are aimed to improve the kasi export potential in terms of skills and businesses solutions through providing training and educational resources, and business support to kasis.

It is a program that provides a variety of courses and initiatives to help individuals and small business owners develop new skills and enhance their professional and personal growth.

The Skills Hub partners with local businesses and organizations to provide skills training programs that are tailored to the specific needs of the community. The platform also provides online courses to job seekers and small business on the program to ensure that they increase the potential to find jobs and income opportunities.

The online courses and material is provided through our website You can also find a section on Ubuntucation to book online mentoring/coaching sessions.

In addition, depending on the design of each sub-program we run, we can also deliver training in face-to-face workshops.

Ubuntucation is the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgement, and, generally, of preparing oneself or others intellectually for life founded on the principles of ubuntu. It a word we came up with 😉

Growth Network are on a mission to bridge the knowledge and digital gap by providing educational and training resources and programs.

Our idea is to create tailored courses and programs designed to upskill and empower young African talent, predominantly, and to promote small businesses by offering skills development, certification, coaching and linkages to income generating & digital promotion / marketing opportunities.


It is a partnership where we use our platforms (Ubuntucation and Kasipedia) together with our partners Rooting Hope (NPO) and Boago Learning Solutions. We extend an invitation to  sponsors, donors, and partners with ideas and resources to join us on this mission!


Ultimately we want kasis to be attractive places to source talent and business solutions.

Some courses may have prerequisites, such as prior knowledge or experience in a certain field. Please review the course description and requirements before enrolling in a program.
Some courses are self-paced, allowing you to complete the program at your own speed. Others may have scheduled deadlines for assignments and assessments. Please review the course syllabus for more information.

The Skills Hub offers a wide range of courses, including business management, digital marketing, entrepreneurship, health and wellness, personal development, and more.

The courses are taught through a combination of video lectures, online resources, interactive activities, and assessments. Some courses may also offer live webinars or Q&A sessions with instructors.

The Skills Hub offers various types of support for students, including access to course materials and resources, discussion forums, and email support. Some courses may also offer personalized coaching or mentorship.

Yes, upon completion of a course, you will receive a certificate of completion. Some courses may also offer accreditation from industry organizations or educational institutions. Please review the course description for more information.

For Sponsors & Partners

You can contact us to discuss how we can tailor our training programs to meet the specific needs of your business and employees. We offer both in-person and online training options and can provide ongoing support and assessment to ensure your employees are meeting the required standards.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or partner of Growth Network, you can contact us directly. We will be happy to discuss partnership opportunities with you

By becoming a sponsor or partner of Growth Network, you will be helping to make a real difference in the lives of individuals in South African kasis. More specifically:

  • As a partner / sponsor, you have the choice to support Growth Network through Digicademy (Pty) Ltd and/or through our Non-Profit Organisation partner, Rooting Hope. Our NPO partner is also a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) that allows the partnership to unlock some of the benefits PBOs are allowed to offer donors and sponsors, including but not limited to:

    • Tax deductions: Donors can claim a tax deduction for their contributions to PBOs, which can help to reduce their overall tax liability. This can be of significant benefit for individuals and companies.
    • Social impact: By supporting a PBO, donors and sponsors can make a positive impact on society. They can support causes that align with their values, and their contributions can help to improve the lives of people in need.

You will also have the opportunity to showcase your commitment to social responsibility and make a positive impact in your local community.

Sponsors and partners of Kasi Skills Hub are recognized through a variety of channels, including our website, social media platforms, and promotional materials. We also provide regular updates on the impact of our programs, so you can see the difference that your support is making.

Sponsor funds are used to cover the costs of skills training programs, job placement services, and other operational expenses. We are committed to ensuring that your funds are used in the most effective and efficient way possible to achieve our shared goals.
Yes, sponsors and partners can get involved in the training programs directly by providing expert guidance, resources, and support. We welcome partnerships that can add value to our programs and help us to achieve our goals more effectively.

Growth Network has had a positive impact on the community by providing individuals with the necessary skills to find gainful employment and become self-sufficient. Our programs are designed to help reduce unemployment rates and poverty levels in underprivileged communities in South Africa.

Beyond the Program

You can contact us to discuss how we can tailor our training programs to meet the specific needs of your business and employees. We offer both in-person and online training options and can provide ongoing support and assessment to ensure your employees are meeting the required standards.
We offer a range of training programs across different industries, including leadership and management, customer service, digital marketing, financial management, and more. We can also develop customized training programs to meet the specific needs of your business.
Our training programs are open to community members of all ages and educational backgrounds. Some programs may have specific requirements, such as basic literacy or computer skills, but we will work with you to identify the right program based on your needs and abilities.
We strive to keep our training programs as accessible and affordable as possible. Some programs may have a fee associated with them, but we offer scholarships and financial aid to eligible students to ensure everyone has the opportunity to access quality training and learning content.
Our training programs are designed to provide community members with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the workforce and contribute to the local economy. We can work with you to identify specific skills and industries that are in high demand in your community and develop training programs to meet those needs. We can also provide ongoing support and assessment to ensure the success of our training programs.

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