Coders4Africa In Action - SupInfo Dakar Senegal
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To create and support a Pan-African community of competent, internationally certified IT professionals focused on developing the IT tools for African Agriculture, Business, Education, Health Care, Government and general Social needs.
To leverage the rapid development and evolution of the wireless communications and Internet access platform in Africa to educate, certify and continue to support a 1000+ cadre of IT professionals.
- To educate and accredit 1000 Pan-African software developers utilizing mobile, web and database development platforms by 2016.
- To build capacity by introducing DevHubs across Africa, providing developers an open space to innovate and create solutions that solve problems their community faces.
- To create, via these solutions, economic development and growth across local communities, including the smallest farmers and businesses.
- To utilize the Pan-African community of IT professionals to create free Open Source solutions that respond to local African problems and demand.
- To stimulate growth of the African software industry by tapping into local talent and human resources.
- To assure the Pan-African community becomes a catalyst, playing a prominent role in providing technology-based tools in Agriculture, Business, Education, Health Care, Government and general Social needs.
Coders4Africa is an independent nonprofit organization that provides training, education and development infrastructure, logistics and intellectual support to IT professionals in Africa. In accordance with the Coders4Africa Charter, the Coders4Africa Board provides leadership, and makes program decisions. The organization's activities are enhanced by the active participation of its members. Coders4Africa membership consists of software developers and computer science students funded by the organization, and associates and partners with membership granted by the Coders4Africa principals.