JawaPos.com – The Growth With Google initiative in Indonesia continues. Recently, Google officially announced a new microfinance partner to disburse loans worth USD 2 million (equivalent to Rp. 29.9 billion) for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) throughout Java which are still underserved in terms of financing.
In addition, Google also continues to roll out a scholarship program to train 10,000 people in Indonesia through the Google Career Certificate program. This program is a professional certification program that is claimed to be designed for entry-level work as a data analyst.
In this program, participants will be taught how to collect, transform and structure data to provide new insights and analysis to a business or company.
“Google is committed to continuing to support Indonesian SMEs, job seekers and students to increase their participation in the digital economy and accelerate economic recovery,” said Randy Jusuf, Managing Director, Google Indonesia at an online press conference.
He continued, with an unemployment rate of almost 18 percent among Indonesians aged 20 to 24 years, Google hopes that by providing free courses in the Google Certificates program in Data Analytics, it can help thousands of Indonesians find high-paying jobs in the economy. digital technology that is currently growing rapidly.
In addition, Google will provide half of the scholarships to the Ministry of Communication and Information to support the Digital Talent Scholarship program.
Editor : Mohamad Nur Asikin
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