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Alexander Omorokunwa
Alexander Omorokunwa

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The Second Cohort of #BUILDFORSDG Challenge 2020 is out!

The #BuildforSDG Challenge 2020 is a partnership between Facebook Developer Circles and Andela where African developer are given the opportunity to;

  • Innovate the next big technology solution/product out of Africa
  • Access an entrepreneurial starter kit to launch your tech solution
  • Further advance your knowledge and skills developer knowledge and learn something new.
  • Access mentors/facilitators who would show you the ropes to building a functional tech solution/product.

In this Cohort, the focus would be shifting from building projects related to SDGs and focusing on industry-led projects.

With a goal to engage 7.5k developers, 2,565k developer so far has contributed to building projects that could impact their communities through the First Cohort of the #BuildforSDG challenge.

Applicants participating in Cohort 2 will focus on industry-led projects that would give them real-world experience working on high-value, high-impact projects, improve their market-readiness and possibly kick-start an entrepreneurial journey through their projects.

Programme stages.

Here’s your chance to build tech products/solutions in any top-industry of your choice a functional from scratch and get mentored by experienced facilitators and mentors across all of Africa.

If you are interested you can learn more about the programme and apply here .

You can also share with family and friends who you think must be a part of this program.

FACEBOOK Developer Circles

Developer Circles from Facebook is a program designed to create locally organized communities for developers. These communities are meant to educate and provide a forum for discussion and knowledge sharing around topics that are top-of-mind for developers in a particular market.

Andela

Andela invests in Africa’s most talented software engineers to help companies solve the technical talent shortage and build high-performing distributed engineering teams. In addition, Andela has tested and proven to learn science principles relating to small learner groups, transparent output tracking, and robust support communities to up-skill developers across Africa.

Happy Linux’NG!

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