UN Women Tanzania African Girls Can Code (AGCCI) Initiative Phase II – Call for Applications

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UN Women Tanzania African Girls Can Code (AGCCI) Initiative Phase II 2023. Apply below.

When is Application Deadline?

20th January 2023 at 23.59 hrs (EAT) (Tanzanian Time)

Tell Me About Award:

UN Women Tanzania is launching a call for applications to qualified girls to participate the first coding camp to be held in Mbeya, from 27th February – 10th March 2023.

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Where will Award Take Place?

The coding camps are coordinated in close collaboration with United Republic of Tanzania (Mainland and Zanzibar) through the:

  • Ministry of Community Development, Gender, Women and Special Groups
  • Ministry of Information, Communication and Information Technology
  • Ministry of Education, Science and Technology

Who is Eligible?

To qualify for the coding camps, applicants should:
• Be of Tanzania Nationality, female, and between the ages of 15-25 yrs
• Have an interest in science, technology, mathematics, ICT and related subjects
• Know how to use a computer and have basic knowledge of Computer Science

How are Applicants Selected?

Applicants should:

Provide written permission from parents or legal guardians (for girls under the age of 18) to attend the coding camp. This must be done in the application form;
• Provide a valid phone number and email address;
• Provide a letter of submission with confirmation of availability over the duration of the training (the training camp is 10 days);
• Agree to become an AGCCI ambassador by sharing ideas and experiences in your school or community.

What is Value of Award?

The Tanzania team responsible for implementing the African Girls Can CODE initiative will provide the participants selected following a selection process with the following:

  1. A 10-day training on coding as per the AGCCI manual
  2. Training materials
  3. Stationery
  4. Transport to and from the training venue in Dar es Salaam
  5. Laptops for use for the duration of and after the training.

How to Apply?

The application form is available here Application Form
• All applications MUST be submitted through email [email protected], with subject line REF: CFA No. UNW-ESA-TZA-2023- 001 on African Girls Can Code Initiatives Phase 2 Coding Camp.
• Only those short listed will be contacted for further screening and consideration.
• Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

For more information, please email: [email protected], by 20th January 2023 at 23.59 hrs


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