Applications call for AkiraChix CodeHive Program 2021. It is a one-year fully subsidized residential hands-on technical training program. It provides education and economic opportunity to young women between 18 and 24 years from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds who have completed high school education, unable to further their education due to financial constraints.
In 2021 AkiraChix intends to recruit 70 highly motivated young women from across Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda’s underserved communities. And offer market-ready technology training, entrepreneurship, life-skills, and leadership training. Students in the codeHive program also receive mentorship from East Africa’s leading names in technology and business and go on one-month work experience. They also get to attend and network at East Africa’s leading technology conferences and workshops.
As part of the program, AkiraChix CodeHive Program also pushes students to not only learn but innovate. As part of graduation, students are all required to produce market-ready prototype solutions. And also support the students to find a work placement and for those entrepreneurial in heart, they also offer them 6-month incubation space on campus to set up their enterprise.
All young women admitted to the codeHive program receive full financial assistance of US $ 4,000 per student. This cost covers:
In order to be eligible for AkiraChix CodeHive Program 2021, applicants must
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