PILOT PROGRAMS

CODEPRENEUR CODE4IMPACT

OUTCOMES

1152 youths trained in Kontagora, Niger State and Kano State. Nigeria

2500+ applicants

100 participants within Ondo state

25 teams and locally relevant tech solutions

10 weeks of intensive training and mentoring

8 stakeholders/partners

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

Codeprenuer created various multi-level businesses that uses the technologies learned in line with Microsoft’s cloud strategy and as ultimately created a year on year business opportunity for partners. Beneficiaries also worked on various start-up ideas in teams that was demoed on completion of the accelerator program for interested investors and stakeholders.

1152 youths were trained in 2015 in Kontagora (Niger State) and Kano (Kano State), Nigeria.

Funding partners were Microsoft, The Future Project, Aiki and Ondo State Government.

OBJECTIVES

  • Bridging the digital skill divide in underserved communities
  • Ensuring that youths who have passion for technology can access quality training and professional development within designated hubs within their geographical region
  • To secure funding, mentoring and relevant partnerships for birthed start-ups within the accelerator program