COUNTDOWN TO 2019

COUNTDOWN TO 2019

It’s about 3 month before the end of the year and we want to end it with a bang!

Firstly we would like to congratulate and thank everyone who took part in the Africa code week: Training of Trainers early this month. We had a lot of fun with you and we hope you make this year’s Africa code week a memorable one.

Secondly, our Rural Coding Series Manager Daniel Bevington just returned from the 3 week Girls Can Code and Boys Can Code Technology Camps where over 300 boys and girls introduced to coding and robotics. During the camps, the children were also educated about life skills, teamwork and Sexual health through the partnership with the UN Peace Corps. Watch out for our exclusive interview with one of the Trainers, Olivier as he shared his experience during the camps. We will publish it on our Facebook page on Saturday 20th September 2018.

Furthermore, we will also stop receiving applications for our 1st ever frontend class on the 21stth of September 2018 at 17:00.Sucessful applicants will be contacted by 24st September 2018 whilst our classes will commence on the 2nd of October 2018.We will also publish the names on our website and social media platforms. These classes will equip one with the skills to build a quality website using programming languages HTML, JavaScript and CSS. The 4 week classes 4 weeks classes will be conducted at our headquarters on 20 Siajalika rd, Woodlands from 14:00-17:00hrs every weekday.

Also note that our Free Code Camp Meet-ups have been halted and will only resume in January next year. This is due to the tight schedule we have had at our headquarters with regard to events.

Hackers Guild would also like to congratulate, Wilfred Mulenga, Olivier Maniraho and Pendo Manjele, 3 developers who finished 3rd in the Developer Circles Sub Sahara Africa Region Hackathon. The trio came up with a website they named “Nchito”, a platform where handymen meet clients.

As 2018 comes to a close, continue monitoring our website and social media platforms to be updated about our programmes and events as we continue our quest to “Raise an Army of Coders”.