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Abocoders Nigeria Grand Prize Winner, 2017 Miss.Africa Seed Fund: Catalysing Access and Fighting Low technology penetration in Northern Nigeria

AboCoders, Nigeria was a winner in the 2017 Miss.Africa Seed Fund Miss.Africa Digital Program recently caught up with Sarah Osikhuemhe, the AboCoders project lead. The Abocoders initiative is located in the Northern Region of Nigeria. The startup headed by Ms. Simi Olusola, purposes to provide secure & sustainable livelihoods for young women in Northern Nigeria using ICT training with an…

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“The digital world is not only a man’s world…” – Rejoice Aikohi, Project Officer, The Abocoders

Rejoice Aikohi, one of the trainers at Abocoders highlights how the Miss.Africa Seed Funding has been of great help in enhancing her digital skills through training. Q1: How did the Miss Africa Seed Fund enhance AboCoders’ initiatives and activities of supporting girls in STEM? Rejoice: The Miss Africa Seed Funding made provision for the AboCoders team to attend trainings that…

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“Computer programming skills is a set of knowledge that can be learnt by anyone…”- Fateh Nguemo, Mentor, Abocoders

 Miss.Africa Voices spoke to Fateh Nguemo about her experience during the Miss.Africa sponsored training at Abocoders Q1: How did the Miss Africa Seed Fund enhance Abocoders’ initiatives and activities of supporting girls in STEM? Fateh: The Miss Africa Seed Fund made provision for the purchase of better equipment to create a better learning environment for the girls in STEM being…

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“Women must encourage themselves to seek digital knowledge and use it to solve societal problems”- Amina

Question 1: Give a general experience with Miss.Africa sponsored AboCoders training and how your digital skills were enhanced Amina: I have learnt how to code in HTML, CSS and JS and my typing has improved tremendously. Before, I didn’t have any form of information about computers but am greatly I can now easily embrace the digital novelty with the acquired skills…

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SAMUEL Joy Narrates of her experience with Miss.Africa sponsored AboCoders Training

SAMUEL Joy, 28 years , AboCoders Trainee Q1: Give us a general experience with Miss Africa sponsored AboCoders training and how your digital skills were enhanced Joy: AboCoders training has helped me to be more informed about the use of computers especially the writing of code and the use of Microsoft Excel for calculations. I can also perfectly make use…

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“I can now operate a computer, I can code and use Microsoft excel for calculation “- BALA Comfort

BALA Comfort. Age: 18, Miss.Africa Seed Fund Beneficiary Q1: Give us a general experience with Miss Africa sponsored AboCoders training and how your digital skills were enhanced Comfort: Through the help of  Miss.Africa Sponsored AboCoders Training, I can now operate a computer, I can code and use Microsoft excel for calculation. Before I came to AboCoders, I didn’t know anything…

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DCA Trust Announces AboCoders, Nigeria as the Winner of Miss.Africa Seed Fund Grand Prize

Congrats to Winners!, Nigeria’s AboCoders won the USD 5000 Grand Seed Fund Prize. Ethiopia’s Bahir Dar University STEM Center and Zambia’s Ubongo Game Lab, were selected as the winners of the USD 1000 Geographic/Country Category. PORT LOUIS, Mauritius – May 25, 2017 – PRLog — The Pan-African trust program of DotConnectAfrica (DCA) announces the 2016/17 winners of the Miss.Africa Seed…

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“My digital skills have been greatly enhanced thanks to the Miss.Africa Sponsored, AboCoders Training”- Khadijat

Q1: Give a general experience with Miss Africa sponsored AboCoders training and how your digital skills were enhanced Khadijat: My digital skills have been greatly enhanced thanks to the Miss.Africa Sponsored, AboCoders Training. I now know how to type and use search engines such as Google, Bing and so on. At home and in school, I used to see computer with…

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“What a man can do, a woman can do better”- Zuwaira

ABUBAKAR Zuwaira Age 20 Question 1- Give a general experience with Miss.Africa sponsored AboCoders training and how your digital skills were enhanced Zuwaira: Well, Formally I wasn’t a computer literate person but since I started attending the AboCoders training, I have learnt a lot. Now I know about computers, its uses and its benefits. I can code now! Thanks to AboCoders.…

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