Facebook/Andela #BuildForSDG Challenge 2020 for young African Developers

0
274

Application Deadline: March 30th 2020

FACEBOOK Developer Circles & Andela: #BuildforSDG Challenge is a six-week immersive program where selected developers will work in agile remote teams to innovate on projects relating to the SDGs. The top five (5) teams from each challenge will be invited to a one-day pitch-a-thon event to share their ideas, get mentorship from businesses, and gain access to hiring professionals. 

Facebook and Andela have partnered to up-skill developers across Sub-Saharan Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria and South-Africa) through a six-week immersive program where selected developers will work in agile remote teams to innovate on projects relating to the SDGs.

The #BuildForSDG program is committed to helping empower you to build real-world, locally and relevant solutions focused on the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) while gaining skills you need to advance your career.

With a goal to engage 7.5k developers, #BuildforSDG challenge will give developers real-world experience working on high-value, high-impact projects to help improve their market-readiness.

Grow your demand by advancing your developer skills while working on projects that matter.

Why Apply?

  • Get to work on projects that matter; add high value and high impact project to your portfolio
  • Opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds on the planet
  • Access to employment opportunities through the Andela Market place.
  • Oh, and a chance to help change the world!

Program Stages

1

APPLICATION PHASE

March 16th – 30th

Complete Application Form and Level Up with Andela Curated Learning Content.2

PRE-SELECTION PHASE

March 30th – April 4th

You will receive an email notification from Andela that you have advanced to the assessment phase.3

ASSESSMENT PHASE

April 5th – April 14th

Take your skill assessment test– This would be sent to you once you have met the pre-selection criteria.4

INNOVATION PHASE

April 20th- May 25th

You will be grouped into teams and begin work on your innovative projects based on SDGs.5

PITCH-A-THON

Date is to be confirmed

Top 15 teams (5 from each cohort) will pitch their projects to a panel of expert judges.6

SELECTION OF TOP 3 WINNING TEAMS

Date is to be announced

The top 3 projects will win value added prizes.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Facebook/Andela#BuildForSDG Challenge 2020

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.