Miss.Africa Voices

If one is determined and committed to excel in ICTs nothing can stop them – Liphoto, Trainer – BasaliTech

Kekeletso Liphoto speaks of her experience of offering training on web development at the BasaliTech Miss.Africa Digital sponsored training. BasaliTech provides affordable opportunities for women and children interested in learning science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), from relevant applications and gadgets to software development, electronics and robotics, through in-person classes, workshops, seminars and community support. Below is the conversation Highlight…

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If we persist to encourage young women and girls in ICT we can benefit from their intellect and contributions -Setsoto, BasaliTech

Miss.Africa Digital Program spoke to Mrs. Setsoto Hlohlomi, Founder and President: BasaliTech, a Lesotho, one of the winners of the 2019 Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund about their experiences while training women and girls who benefited from the initiative. Here is our conversation. 1. Highlight your general experience with the Miss.Africa Digital Seed Funding I had an amazing experience with the…

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Miss.Africa Digital Announces the 2019 Seed Fund Winners

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius – Oct. 25, 2019: The pioneering Miss.Africa Digital, a DCA Digital Academy Pan-African program of DotConnectAfrica (DCA) Trust, has announced the winners of the fourth prestigious Africa-focused seed fund award. The 2019 Grand Prize Winner of the Prestigious Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund award is KampaBits of Uganda. BasaliTech, Lesotho and Ace Commmunications, from The Gambia are both…

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KampaBits, Grand Prize Winner Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund 2019 will empower more girls with programming skills

Miss.Africa Digital Program recently caught up with Ms Mbawomye Justine, Project Manager: Kampabits,  a youth based organization that exists to positively change the lives of vulnerable youth in Uganda by improving their access to productive employment as well as their ability to cope with their social environment through creativity and innovation. Here is how the interview went Can you tell us…

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BasaliTech, Lesotho – a 2019 Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund Winner wants young girls to secure their futures through STEM training

Miss.Africa Digital Program recently caught up with Mrs. Setsoto Hlohlomi, Founder and President : BasaliTech, a Lesotho registered nonprofit organization that exists to provide affordable opportunities for women and children interested in learning science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), from relevant applications and gadgets to software development, electronics and robotics, through in-person classes, workshops, seminars and community support. This is…

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Ace Communications Executive – The Gambia, a 2019 Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund Winner will enlighten young Gambian girls in ICT and future careers in STEM

Miss.Africa Digital Program recently caught up with Mrs. Fatim Badjie – Sinyan, CEO, ACE Communications.  ACE will train students from all seven (7) regions of the Gambia in introductory topics. Students will be selected from each region, after which they will travel to the West Coast Region to attend the camp with a counselor, a social protection worker and a…

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Ideas Gym Egypt – Finalist Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund 2019

Miss.Africa Digital Program recently caught up with Engineer Marwa Samih Seoudy, Ideas Gym STEM Capacity Building and Co-founder; Egyptian start-up  and part of Al.Searag for content and Innovation Services that  promotes coding and robotics using new education methods to engage and inspire more girls in STEM. She speaks about their program in our interview below 1. Can you tell us…

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Dare To Dream, Botswana – Finalist Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund 2019

Miss.Africa Digital Program recently caught up with Captain Kgomotso Phatsima President – Dare to Dream,  The Girl Code Africa Initiative is a brain child of Dare to Dream to train 100 girls on 3 months after school program on coding, entrepreneurship and life skills . This program will be rolled out at Botswana Innovation Hub – The Home of Science…

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Taungana, South Africa – Finalist Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund 2019

Miss.Africa Digital Program recently caught up with Ms Nomso Kana, Programme Director, Taungana Africa, Taungana is a movement that empowers rural African high school girls with the opportunity to access and explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Entrepreneurship & Mathematics (STEM). Taungana seeks to create a supportive ecosystem that encourages sustained female student engagement in STEM. She speaks about their program in…

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CodeInn, Kenya – Finalist Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund 2019

Miss.Africa Digital Program recently caught up with Ms. Amanda D’souza, Business Manager, CodeInn; a subsidiary of Notonlab Company which was legally registered in Kenya in 2015. Notonlab software company seeks to innovate and solve community problems using technology with a mission to mission is to innovate, educateand impact. Their vision is to train 1000 women and girls in computer programming…

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