Primary partners

Irish Aid

Irish Aid is the official development assistance programme of the Government of Ireland, supporting long-term development and humanitarian assistance on behalf of the people of Ireland.  The aim of Irish Aid’s programme is to reduce poverty, hunger and humanitarian need, supporting long term development and helping to build better futures for some of the world’s poorest communities.

Google 

Google wants all students to have the opportunity to learn and get excited about computer science (CS). To spread the excitement about Africa Code Week every year, Google is fundind small grants to organizations and grassroots groups who want to run initiatives to give more kids (aged 5-18), especially those who may not have access to many CS learning opportunities, a chance to engage with computer science.  130+ grants have been awarded exposing 180,000+ youth to CS & coding skills in over 11 countries since 2016.

Joining forces with SAP as part of Africa Code Week (ACW) for the fourth year running, Google is expanding opportunities for youth to learn critical digital literacy and coding skills through the funding of 55 non-profit partners in 18 countries. Read more...

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

BMZ has awarded 37 grants to organisations across 17 African countries to introduce 26,000+ girls to digital skills and employment perspectives as part of the Africa Code Week and #eSkills4Girls initiatives since 2016. #eSkills4Girls started under the German G20 presidency with the aim to tackle the existing gender digital divide in particular in low income and developing countries. 

Camden Education Trust

Based in Ireland, the Camden Education Trust (CET) is a not for profit company with Charitable status. CET is focused on developing curriculum and content for education projects and teacher education globally. They work closely with a wide range of corporate partners and family foundations to create educational initiatives which benefit young people, particularly those who are underserved. They believe that through Education, we make the World a better place to live in.

Jokkolabs

Inspired by an alchemy of techlabs, innovation hubs, coworking spaces, incubators and think tanks, Jokkolabs Dakar was the very first coworking space to see the light in Francophone Africa in 2010 with a mission to undertake and innovate differently - in other words...together!

The initiative has since grown into a network of 12 Jokkolabs innovation spaces across 9 countries: Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Mali, Morocco, Burkina Faso, Benin, Gambia, France and Senegal.

Cape Town Science Centre

With more than 250 interactive science exhibits and mind-boggling puzzles, the Cape Town Science Centre is a world of discovery under one roof. A member of the Southern African Association of Science and Technology Centres (SAASTEC) and Cape Town Tourism, the CTSC has partnered with countless educational NGOs as well as public and international organisations to highlight the importance of the Science Centre as a platform for the delivery of science and technology learning, and the importance of collaboration for the greater good. 

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