Funtrench Ltd Signs Partnership Agreement with Oshwal College to Promote Blockchain Technology Adoption in Kenya

Nairobi, November 26, 2018…Funtrench Blockchain Campus recently signed a partnership agreement with Oshwal College which will see blockchain, game development, and crypto trading courses offered at the institution. The partnership will pave the way for the first and only comprehensive blockchain technology, game development, and crypto trading courses in Kenya.

The signing event was graced by the Oshwal College Principal Mrs Jayashree Prathap, the Academic Registrar Mrs Elizabeth Kanini, the Department Head of IT Mr Joel Wainaina, and the Business Development Manager, Mr Michael Kinyua. On the other hand, Funtrench was represented by the chief executive officer, Kingsley Ndiewo and the Chief Marketing Officer, Priscillah Kaumo.

Funtrench Ltd is a technology company based in Nairobi that aims to promote blockchain technology adoption in the country through training, solutions, and infrastructure. Funtrench opened its blockchain campus in July 2018.

Oshwal College is a Nairobi-based tertiary institution that offers a wide range of academic and professional courses.

Leading from the Front in Blockchain Technology Adoption

As Kenya seeks to adopt blockchain technology in various sectors, Funtrench is leading from the front by being the first blockchain campus in Africa to offer comprehensive blockchain courses.

The courses are suitable for non-tech people who want to understand the technology and tech professionals that want to become blockchain developers. Furthermore, the courses are certified by the company’s US-based accreditation partner, Positrust LLC.

Besides facilitating blockchain adoption through training, Funtrench also offers blockchain solutions for enterprises.

The Courses

The partnership agreement will pave the way for Oshwal to offer the following courses:

  • Blockchain technology foundation course: the foundation course will entail an introduction to distributed ledger technologies, their origins, and the real-world solutions it can solve, types of blockchains, an overview to cryptocurrencies, and emerging trends.
  • Eden3D Game development: this course will include game development principles, game design, Kivy, PyGame, RenPy, Basic 3D modelling in Blender, game physics, basic game artificial intelligence, textures, worlds and artwork, board games, graphics, and game balancing. The game development course requires knowledge in Python, which Funtrench also offers.
  • Cryptocurrency trading: this course will cover an introduction to crypto trading, exchanges and fees, trading types and strategies, automated trading, mining and pools, and investment vehicles and trends.

The courses will be available at the college beginning January 2019. Registration is currently open with a discount offer for those who register early.

To register for any of the above courses, call +254-729-644691 / +254-733-747902 / +254-728-449688 or email admissions@oshwalcollege.ac.ke or hod-it@oshwalcollege.ac.ke