Beaming Knowledge in Africa Team

Stephan Goericke

Project Stakeholder

Message from the Project Stakeholder

Who Are We?

Beaming Knowledge in Africa is a project of iSQI GmbH co-financed by DEG from public funds of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

The International Software Quality Institute (iSQI) Group, with offices in Potsdam (Germany), Amsterdam (The Netherlands), London (UK) and Boston (USA), is a leading provider of certification examinations all over the world.

For 15 years, iSQI has played a significant role in certifying the know-how of IT professionals in over 100 countries, on 6 continents, in 10 languages. With over 30,000 certifications per year, iSQI paves the way for successful career development.

The iSQI ‘Certified’ Programme includes certification examinations that set the global standards in Software Testing, Requirements Engineering, Agile, Business Analysis, Mobile App Testing as well as Usability and User Experience and more.

iSQI examinations are supported by a global network of accredited training providers. Their expertise in education assists professionals in honing their knowledge and skills for the certification exams.

About deg

For almost 60 years DEG has been a reliable partner to private-sector enterprises operating in developing and emerging-market countries. We provide our customers with tailor-made solutions, including financing, promotional programs, and advice tailored to individual needs.

They can thus develop successfully and sustainably while generating local added value and creating qualified jobs. With our portfolio of around EUR 9 billion in approximately 80 countries, we’re one of the world’s largest private-sector development financiers.
Why DEG Supports iSQI in Rwanda?

With federal development programs such as, DEG supports developmentally sound measures by private enterprises. This involves combining public finance and funds from the respective companies.

With this co-financing, we enable iSQI GmbH to train local IT specialists in Rwanda. Together, we thus contribute to enabling people to complete an apprenticeship that opens up career prospects for them.

Meet Our Team

Stephan Goericke

iSQI CEO - Project Stakeholder

 “If this progress continues, Rwanda will be the leading country of transformation to a digital economy in Africa”

Ronald Huster

Project Supervisor

“iSQI’s global reputation in the certification market makes it a reliable partner for the African IT community.”

erika paasche

Project Advisor

“This will raise awareness for internationally recognized certifications contributing to the improvement of professional careers.”

Sam Akinosun

Project Manager

“With an initiative like this by iSQI, a lot of opportunities and potential would be unlocked in Rwanda”