IT service provider Axsos: Stuttgart-based company wants to train 7000 Palestinians

It's been a few years, as the businessman, Frank Muller for a sabbatical to the Holy Land went. As a Volunteer, he worked in the East Jerusalem branch of the Y

IT service provider Axsos: Stuttgart-based company wants to train 7000 Palestinians

It's been a few years, as the businessman, Frank Muller for a sabbatical to the Holy Land went. As a Volunteer, he worked in the East Jerusalem branch of the YMCA, an Association of Christian people. He organized IT and the students came into contact with Palestinian computer science. Today, he leads the Stuttgart-based Software provider, Axsos, with a turnover of seven and a half million euros a year, is married to a Palestinian woman, and has long been a branch in Ramallah. There are around fifty of his total of 120 employees.

Jochen Stahnke

Political correspondent for Israel, the Palestinian territories and Jordan, with headquarters in Tel Aviv.

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Mueller no development is helper, he is entrepreneurial. The head of the Axsos-IT development Department, for example, is a Palestinian, and Ramallah now makes up about two million euros of the total turnover. Most of the customers of Axsos, which offers databases and IT infrastructure for companies and associations, and to the protection of networks, taking care of, sitzenin Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

three years Ago, the baden-württemberg Minister President Winfried Kretschmann (Green party), visited Ramallah. And in the meantime, the Palestinian Prime Minister, Muhammad Shtajjeh is set to become the Stuttgart-based company, which is now a joint IT training has been designed: this Thursday Shtajjeh announced the beginning of one of the Axsos led training program for software developers. "We want technology opens up new opportunities for our youth," said Shtaje in the presentation of the project to journalists. "We want to work more in the IT sector, to international to catch up."

400 applicants will be made on a job

From August to first sixty Palestinians within four months, software developers continue. The goal of the training of a total of seven thousand Palestinians in the next three years.

Frank Müller emphasized that the participants of the course at the cost of around five hundred to a thousand Euro to participate, the Motivation, and to increase the resilience of the participants in the training. Müller speaks of the Thousands of jobless Palestinian engineers, you, the program is open. The largest part of the cost of promises to carry the Palestinian government.

Also Shtajjeh realized that he could bring to the Palestinian territories because of the high infrastructure costs of living and never as a low-wage country to the world market. Higher quality is Ramallah declared goal, in order to compete, ability to establish. At the launch of the project Shtajjeh voice of the sector, the Software services continue to expand. With the Israeli cutting-edge technology in Ramallah can not keep up, however, in any way, nevertheless, Palestinian software developer for companies in Israel work. Soon auchAxsos planning a Israeli branch in Jerusalem.

Updated Date: 19 June 2020, 07:19

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