UNESCO in partnership with UNDP and Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM) will support Pwani Teknowgalz to conduct a Codehack Training for Young Girls in Kenya during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- To train 100 young women aged 17- 28 years from five counties in Kenya that is Mombasa, Nairobi, Lamu, Kisumu, Nakuru and Kilifi with mobile development skills using MIT App Inventor and Flutter.
- To spark innovation and creativity among the young women by having a competition among the individual women in the cohort that addresses challenges during covid – 19 pandemic align with sdg : Gender Equality, Education, Health and Zero hunger.
- To award the best 3 innovative solutions per cohort that address challenges during covid – 19 pandemic align with SDG; Gender Equality, Education, Health and Zero hunger. They will work with judges from the network who are renown technologists in kenya to support in identifying these best innovative solutions.
- To equip 100 young women aged 17-28 years from five counties in Kenya (Lamu, Nakuru, Kisumu, Mombasa and Nairobi)with entrepreneurship skills to assist them market and generate revenue from the skills lear
- The best nine innovative fully functioning mobile applications developed by individual young women in the three cohorts will be hosted on play store and continuous two months mentorship lead Pwani Teknowgalz team and supported by judges who shall have participated in the selection of the innovative solutions this will go along way to support the best young women start businesses or startups.
For more information, visit https://pwaniteknowgalz.org/codehack-covid-19-edition/
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