SuaCode is a smartphone-based online course to teach coding to Africans with little or no programming experience. You would need an Android smartphone to take part in this course. In this pilot, about 30 students will get the opportunity to be introduced to basic coding concepts over a 2-month period.
The 2019 Cohort 1 course will run from February - March 2019. Students will be expected to commit 3-5 hours a week, submit assignments each week for the 6 assignments, and complete the course within this period. As a result, do not apply for this cycle if you cannot commit this amount of time.
Also, there is a fee of GHS 100 for the course to be paid ONLY UPON ACCEPTANCE. However, scholarships are available for those who cannot pay.
Acceptances will be sent our by Friday, 25th January 2019. Accepted students will have 3 days to confirm their acceptance otherwise their spot will be given to another person on the waitlist. Hence, check regularly the email you give. The course will start 1st week in February 2018.
To increase your odds of being selected, you application should reflect that you have familiarized yourself with the vision, mission of Nsesa Foundation, as well as goals and intended impact of SuaCode. Link to the Nsesa webiste here: https://nsesafoundation.org/