Facebook/Andela #BuildforSDG Challenge 2020 for Africans Interested in Mentoring Software Developers


Facebook/Andela #BuildforSDG Challenge 2020 for Africans Interested in Mentoring Software Developers

Duration: 6 weeks

Deadline: July 27, 2020

Summary: Are you interested in Mentoring Software Developers looking to build the next big technology product/solution out of Africa? Cohort 2 of the #BuildforSDG Challenge has opened applications for mentors to apply from all over Africa

 Details: Facebook and Andela have partnered to up-skill developers across Africa through a six-week immersive program where selected developers will work as individuals or in agile remote teams to innovate on industry projects. We believe in the power of working as a community and as a community we are looking for mentors to join us in supporting/mentoring innovators who will be building the next big technology offering out of Africa through the #BuildforSDG Challenge 2020 Cohort 2 program.

Eligibility: The application process is open to engineers skilled in one or more languages/stacks/frameworks in any of the focus areas: Web, Mobile, Cloud, and DevOps.

Therefore, you are eligible to apply if you are proficient in any of:
JavaScript, Python, Ruby, PHP, Elixir, Golang, Rust, React, Angular, Vue, Flutter, Java, React Native, Swift, AWS, Azure, GCP, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, etc.

Eligible Countries: Sub-Saharan Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, and South-Africa)

Value of Award: For this program, we prioritize growth opportunities and non-monetary incentives over financial rewards. We will be offering incentives and benefits where necessary on a program-specific basis. These incentives include but are not restricted to:

  • Access to curriculum/course content on online learning platforms
  • First-hand information on employment opportunities through the Andela Talent Marketplace
  • Recommendations and referrals available on request
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Profile building coaching sessions


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