Problem Solved by CrowdSource Africa
Crowdsource Africa is designed to address the lack of a secure, Trustworthy, scalable and reliable source of online jobs and structured trained scalable workforce for our global clients. We have a big pool of intellectual bandwidth in Africa, with an already existing freelance culture and affordable internet in most urban areas.
Young people aged between 16 and 35 represent more than 60 per cent of the continent’s total population and account for 45 per cent of the total labor force. Unlike other developing regions, sub-Saharan Africa’s population is becoming more youthful, with youth as a proportion of the total population projected at over 75 per cent by 2015, due to the high fertility rate underlying the demographic momentum.
It is expected that this increase in the number of young people according to the Africa Economic Outlook report 2012-2015 it will not decline before 20 years or more. In Kenya according to the World Bank, youth employment is currently at 17% and 21% employment rate in Africa as a whole. As Crowdsource Africa we not only see this as a gap but as a massive untapped opportunity to empower youth all over Africa with the necessary Crowdsourcing recourses that can grant them access to the multi $billion
The reality on the ground is that about 95% of the searched online jobs available on ordinary search engines are scams or potential scams and only 5% are legitimate, Out of 10 attempts only 1 may turn out to be legitimate, scammers always requesting for upfront payment or Credit card details that end up misused once they fall into the wrong hands. A recent report by the FBI
http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2009/april/workathome_041709 the industry loses up to $12milion annually, That’s why CrowdsourceAfrica stepped in to protect users from such by providing access to legitimate clients that have been vetted by us and are looking to hire freelancers from Africa.