Bright-eyed year-old Khayrath Mohamed Kombo is heading off to camp in another city for the first time. African girls
But far African girls arriving to a sea of tents, sleeping bags and wilderness, this camp has a decidedly more high-tech environment. She was among more than 80 girls from 34 African countries who African girls the first Coding Camp in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for 10 days in August The four-year programme is designed to equip young girls with digital literacy, coding and personal development skills.
They will be trained as programmers, creators and designers, placing them on-track to take African girls education and careers in ICT and coding. According to ITU data fromAfrican girls African region has the lowest rates of Internet penetration, and the widest digital gender gap—with a mere Cultural and family expectations play a big role, explains year-old participant Colleen Chibanda, from Harare, African girls During the camp, girls were divided into smaller groups tasked with developing a computer programme—and coding it.
You learn about coding, but also other aspects of how we share ideas and develop them.
African girls also learn about the different countries and cultures. Upon completing the programme, participants have the knowledge, skills and competencies to forge careers in ICT.
It also equips each girl with African girls know-how, to Afgican their financial security. If we do not have enough women in the so-called fourth industrial revolution, we will not get the variety African girls the solutions that are needed by women and girls. By teaching coding and other digital skills to young women, we can reduce youth unemployment and also achieve gender equality, women's African girls and accelerate the achievement of girs Sustainable Development Goals.
The African Girls Can Code Initiative will run from and is expected to reach more than 2, girls through 18 Coding Camps 2 African girls, 12 regional and 4 in Ethiopia. In Housewives seeking sex Cowpens first year of implementation, the programme has received generous financial support from the African girls of Denmark. Open Menu.
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