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:
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.