Develop your freelancing and self-employment potential.

Business and Technology Incubator (BTI) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) invite you to apply for the freelancing component within the Go Digital Program "State of Palestine: Enhancing Self-Employment of Refugees and Youth in Gaza through Digital Channels" funded by the Government of Japan.


The program provides technical training in various fields and tracks : Web & Mobile Development, SEO, Bookkeeping & Translation.


A team of coaches will assist the trainees during the program to support them in their learning process.

Soft Skills & Freelancing

Accepted candidates will join Soft Skills training courses to help them properly start a freelancing career.

Taking up jobs in the digital marketplace

The Program will offer technical and vocational training to a selected group of youth to use digital channels as a new innovative way to connect with clients, gain jobs and access new markets. The selected participants will be registered to a digital platform to become active workers on freelancing marketplaces and manage their online persona.


Program Trainees


Expert Instructors


Courses to attend


Training hours

Our Learning tracks

Web & Mobile Development

Learn Modern Web Technologies and start developing Web and Mobile Apps with both ReactJS and React Native...

Apply to track 80 slots


Learn Search Engine Optimization and start improving organic search results and managing SEO campaigns on major search engines...

Apply to track 40 slots


Learn how to use online bookkeeping cloud software tools like Quick Books Online, Zoho Books and Xero Books...

Apply to track 40 slots


Learn how to translate content ranging from literary and academic content to business and legal documents...

Apply to track 40 slots

Building on an ongoing beneficial collaboration

Go Digital builds on the outstanding success of Phase I and Phase II, the continuing collaboration between the International Trade Center and the Business and Technology Incubator. Empowered by the strong commitment from the Representative Office of Japan to Palestine to contribute to social stabilization and support economic recovery of the Gaza Strip from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alumni Testimonials

“The program enabled me to find work on the freelancing websites and make excellent revenues within short time to finance my project and build my skills. I was able to get first-hand experience on the role of data science in today's developed world. ”

Salahuddin Abu Shaar

Data Science trainee

“The trainers played a distinguished role in instructing and guiding us. During the training, I was able to get online jobs. Three months afterwards, the revenues were encouraging, and I had good relationships with customers. I got offers from companies in UAE, KSA, and Jordan.”

Mohammed Abu Saqr

Digital Marketing trainee

“The training gave me the technical experience I needed and qualified me to work online. I have been working on the freelancing platforms since the kick-off. I turned from a regular university graduate to an ambitious and independent self-employed man. ”

Mohammed Al Sallout

Mobile Development trainee



1.How much does the training cost?

All training courses and tracks are provided at no charge. You may apply and join the program for free.

2.How long does the program last?

We expect the program to run between a period of 3 to 6 months during which the candidates must be fully committed.

3.Will be able to get job opportunities after the program ?

By being committed and engaged in the practical application of the training you increase your chances to gain job opportunities through freelancing platforms.

4.Can I apply for more than one field/track?

It's highly recommended to only apply to the closest field/track to your skills and background. It will increase your chances of getting selected.

5.When will the program start?

The program is planned to start on July, 2021. Subscribe to our newsletter and follow our partners social media to stay updated.

6.Do I need to be located in Gaza ?

Yes, it's highly recommended to be located in Gaza. Most of the training sessions during this year's edition will be held on-site.

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Admissions are now open

Apply now to one of the proposed topics. This program requires full commitment for a period of 3 to 6 months. Slots are limited.