April May 2023 Week Long Courses

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Students learning web development skills We’ve recently completed another set of weeklong courses. We ran 3 free week long courses on how to program in html, css and javascript over April and May 2022. Unfortunately, we didn’t have as much uptake on these courses as we were hoping due to them being held during term time but we still had a good turnout with 20 students participating across the 3 courses. Read more →

Our 10 week course Feedback

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Review Our 10 week course is complete! Here’s some of the feedback we got: “It [the hackathon] was AWESOME” “I enjoyed every single thing we did during project” “Actually I love and appreciate all that the organization has organized this far” About the food provided during the course: “God’s answer to prayer” “I really appreciate the facilitator’s passion to help, my gratitudes are sincerely inexplicable. Read more →

Hackathon

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Hackathon The 10 week bootcamp ended with a bang. Or more precisely an intense 3 day hackathon. It began on Wednesday morning with pitches of some problems in their local community. The students then self formed into 2 teams of roughly 8 students, picked a challenge each and got coding. The task was to come up with an idea to solve the problem, create a prototype then present and demo their prototype in front of a panel of judges. Read more →

Students E-Commerce Bonsai Website Project

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Bonsai Website Our students took their 6 weeks of web development skills knowledge and created an e-commerce website selling bonsai trees (of all things). You can check out their results here: AFTERNOON SESSION GROUP 2 MORNING SESSION GROUP 1 MORNING SESSION GROUP 3 MORNING SESSION GROUP 2 Read more →

Community

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The local church in otukpo When I think of Nigeria I think of community. We are part of a community and we contribute to that community. So let me tell you a story about community. We were having problems with our venue. Then in stepped Pastor John. He was one of a few local dignitaries we invited to see the teaching at the start of the course. Read more →

Wordpress week

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The first week is all about wordpress (https://wordpress.org/about/). A great tool for building websites that currently powers 42% of all sites across the web. Our students dove head first into learning about wordpress which culminated in a challenge to build an e-library website. Split into teams of 3 each team had only 3 hours to create a website from scratch. You can check out the results here: Team 0 Team 1 Team 2 Team 3 Team 4 Team 5 And some lovely screenshots: Read more →