Cavendish University students develop online platform that matches job seekers to employers

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Collins Mbulakyalo and Natasha Katondwaki, both students at Cavendish University have spearheaded a team of 7 students who have come up with a revolutionary solution to the growing unemployment levels within the country, particularly among the youth.

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Collins, a second year student pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science is the founder of this initiative that aims at easing Unemployment levels among the youth in the country.

With the Waape platform, they have developed an algorithm that can effectively and objectively match job seekers to employers providing working opportunities through the platform.

Their solution focuses on connecting people to opportunities not based on their transcripts or experience but based on other dynamics like learning ability, communication, accountability and commitment amongst others.

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For further information about this initiative, visit

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