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Celebrating the Final Week of Hacktoberfest 2023: My Reward and Your Chance to Shine!


As we enter the final week of Hacktoberfest 2023, the excitement in the open source community is palpable. It’s been a month of remarkable contributions, collaborations, and a shared commitment to sustainability. I’m thrilled to share my own success story with you, and by doing so, I hope to inspire you to embark on your Hacktoberfest journey if you haven’t already. The rewards and the impact extend far beyond the code you write.

Highs and Lows

My Tree-Planting Reward: A Symbol of Environmental Responsibility
This year, Hacktoberfest took a bold step towards sustainability by moving from the beloved t-shirt rewards to digital reward kits. But it didn’t stop there. In the spirit of environmental responsibility, Hacktoberfest initiated a tree-planting program. After I completed My first pull/merge request, a tree was planted as part of the Usambara Biodiversity Conservation project in Tanzania. It’s a tangible way for the tech community to give back to the environment and help reforest our planet.

Image of my recived email form tree nation

Here are some beginner-friendly repositories where you can make contributions:

  1. Algorithms: Discover efficient problem-solving algorithms with clear explanations and practical examples. Elevate your computational skills and conquer diverse challenges.

  2. findRoommate: The official GitHub repository for findRoommate. Source code, issues, and documentation for collaboration, version control, and continuous development. Join us to enhance shared living experiences by connecting people with their ideal roommates.


  1. Hack4Bengal 3.0: The official repo for Hack4Bengal Season 3


The final week of Hacktoberfest is here. Embrace it with enthusiasm, create your contributions, and discover the magic of open source. Join the celebration of code, collaboration, and making a difference. Together, we can leave a lasting impact on the tech world.

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