Helsinki, Finland, October 06, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The first learning package launched in Finland ”About Finland” helps to develop skills that can be utilized in everyday life and contribute to the student’s integration into Finnish society. The first learning package consists of five courses relating to the, asylum process, facts of Finland, language and communication skills, everyday life and legal rights.
"We want give asylum seekers easily understandable information to facilitate everyday life in Finland," tells Tero Salonen, CEO Funzilife. "In addition, we want to offer the authorities a way to reach asylum seekers for guiding correct information."
Originally Funzi has been developed for the emerging markets and the service is in use in several African countries in teaching entrepreneurship and job skills. Funzi is designed mobile first for circumstances where the widest screen available for information sharing is a mobile phone.
Additionally Funzi provides mobile courses for employment and entrepreneurship, which can help immigrants to bring their professional skills to the labor market. In the future the learning content will be expanded in cooperation with local companies.
The service is available for use worldwide, and the company plans to expand its operations. "Country specific learning packages for asylum seekers will be published throughout the EU. No other similarly effective and scalable service for immigrant integration exists," states Tero Salonen. Funzi is looking for co-operation partners to create country specific information.
For further information:
Tero Salonen, CEO, Funzi
Tel: +358 40 506 2440
Funzi communications: firstname.lastname@example.org
Service available at funzi.mobi.
Founded in 2014, Funzilife Inc. produces mobile learning and information services. The first learning packages on employment and entrepreneurship were designed to meet the information and educational needs in developing countries. In 2015 Funzilife will launch services for asylum seekers arriving to Europe. The starting point is that learning should be free for everyone. Funzi courses result in immediate learning outcomes, and it operates well in circumstances where the widest screen available for information sharing is a mobile phone. Funzi has thousands of users and it is available. The service is available as globally as a mobile-optimized site funzi.mobi, an Android app, and as a part of Facebook’s Internet.org in seven different countries. Funzi takes its name from funza, meaning learning in Swahili.