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Facebook/Andela #BuildforSDG Challenge 2020 for Africans Interested in Mentoring Software Developers

Are you interested in Mentoring Software Developers looking to build the next big technology product/solution out of Africa . The Cohort 2 of the #BuildforSDG Challenge has opened applications for mentors to apply from all over Africa

Application Deadline: Ongoing

About the Award: Facebook and Andela have partnered to up-skill developers across Africa through a seven-week immersive program where selected developers will work as individuals or in agile remote teams to innovate on industry projects.

We believe in the power of working as a community and as a community we are looking for mentors to join us in supporting/mentoring innovators who will be building the next big technology offering out of Africa through the #BuildforSDG Challenge 2020 Cohort 2 program.

Sounds like a plan– Let’s get right to it!

Type: Job (volunteer)

Eligibility: The application process is open to engineers skilled in one or more languages/stacks/frameworks in any of the focus areas: Web, Mobile,
Cloud and DevOps.

Therefore, you are eligible to apply if you are proficient in any of:
JavaScript, Python, Ruby, PHP, Elixir, Golang, Rust, React, Angular, Vue, Flutter, Java, React Native, Swift, AWS, Azure, GCP, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, etc.

Eligible Countries: Sub-Saharan Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria and South-Africa)

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: For this program we prioritise growth opportunities and non-monetary incentives over financial rewards. We will be offering incentives and benefits where necessary on a programme-specific basis. These incentives include but are not restricted to:

  • Access to curriculum / course content on online learning platforms
  • First hand information on employment opportunities through the Andela Talent Marketplace
  • Recommendations and referrals available on request
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Profile building coaching sessions

Duration of Award: 6 weeks

How to Apply: Apply here

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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