The Women Techsters Fellowship, a year-long coding experience for young girls and women is currently ongoing.

Our Vision

To equip Africans with digital and life skills that foster economic prosperity, financial freedom and sustainable development

Our Mission

To create opportunities and platforms for Africans to access decent work and entrepreneurship through digital skills empowerment and advocacy

WE ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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According to the International Finance Corporation (IFC), about 230 million jobs in Sub-Saharan Africa will require digital skills by 2030. This figure is due to increasing use of technology and automation of jobs. At Tech4Dev, we prepare people for the future of work by creating opportunities for decent work through technology-based training, which include coding skills, deep tech skills, employability skills and basic digital skills

OUR PROGRAMS

Women Techsters

The Women Techsters program is an offshoot of the Nigerian Women Techsters (NWT). The Women Techsters program will train 5,000,000 women across Africa by 2030.

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Basic Digital Educative Initiative (BDEI)

The Basic Digital Education Initiative is an experiential learning computer education and STEM program that aims to train 500,000 public school students between ages 8 -18 across selected states in Nigeria.

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Nakise

The NAKISE program is an initiative that is built to foster employability, entrepreneurship and enable work place efficiency among undergraduates and fresh graduates. Nakise.ng is an online portal aims to provide employability courses to over 10,000 youths every year.

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Nigerian Women Techsters (NWT)

The Nigerian Women Techsters, bridges the digital knowledge divide between men and women by training 2,400 women in 12 underserved communities across Nigeria.

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Codepreneur

CODEPRENUER is an initiative that is targeted at up skilling young individuals in Nigeria and beyond with technological and entrepreneurial skills. The program was initiated to ensure that young individuals with coding experience have the needed skills to become gainfully employed and fulfilled.

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Code4impact

Code4impact (C4i) is a hands-on learning program building digital literacy skills, especially coding and analytical skills in young girls and women. The C4i program in partnership with HACEY HEALTH aims to encourage, train and mentor young girls in secondary schools (aged 10-17) to choose STEM careers.

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OUR PARTNERS

If you would like to know more about what we do

Women Techsters UN Solutions Summit 2019 - Full solution presentation

Code4Impact Project

Women Techsters Alumni: Fatima Ahmed (From A Chemist to a Woman in Tech)

TESTIMONIALS

I was able to learn all these within the period of the program; it was fascinating to be able to build a website on my own.

Fatima Ahmed

WT-GIZ Cohort 3

I initially thought tech was majorly for men, engineers, and computer scientists. It was during my Women Techsters training that I changed that mindset.

Patience Bello Eyimeafo

WT-GIZ Cohort 2

I joined the Game Development class and after the training, I specialized in building AR and VR applications, as a result.

Yewande Akinjewe

NWT Ondo Beneficiary

I decided to join the training because my friends told me how they learned to code in a few weeks, coming here was my best decision ever; all my expectations were met.

Peters Kimberly

WT-GIZ Cohort 2

The approach to the training is professional. The resource persons are also very knowledgeable.

Adedipe Funmilayo

NWT Beneficiary (Ekiti State)

This process gave leverage to apply for job openings, and I'm currently at a well-paying job because of my experiences at Tech4dev.

Damola Kazeem

NWT (Tutor)

It was from the career path at GIZ that I got into the program; the two weeks boot camp has helped me decide on which area to further in my career.

Lydia Ibeh

WT-GIZ beneficiary cohort 1

The program took me out of my comfort zone, but also helped me chart a new course.

Abimbola Hassan

C4i Participant

The classes were fun, and I like that they broke everything step by step for everyone to understand, we were all carried along. I learned a lot about web design and creative thinking.

Dimeji Ajayi Damilola

Basic Digital Literacy for Northern Nigeria Beneficiary (Kwara)

This was an opportunity for me to add to my knowledge and I loved how interactive the class was because, for me, learning is interaction.

Abigail Dung

Nakise beneficiary

I have done ICT training before, and it was not like this.

Gladys Madueke

Nakise beneficiary

I was rusty in anything relating to tech before the training, but I was dusted and polished, I was also given a solid foundation to build my tech dream.

Folashade Kelvin-Ikpi

Digital Skills for the Workplace beneficiaryNakise Beneficiary

This training has helped me improve my computer skills and now I can find my way around a computer without stress.

Miracle Ehi Murphy

Basic Digital Literacy for Northern Nigeria beneficiary (Benue)

I liked the excitement on my students' faces after every class. The joy that they were learning something they never thought they could do.

Kayode Ajomole

ATC DV Facilitator (Ekiti State)