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Facebook And Andela #BUILDFORSDG CHALLENGE 2020 For Developer In Africa.

Applications are ongoing for Facebook And Andela #BUILDFORSDG CHALLENGE 2020 .

Facebook and Andela have partnered to up-skill developers across all countries in Africa through a seven weeks immersive program where selected developers will work as full-stack developers or in agile remote teams to innovate industry led projects or SDGs.

The #BuildforSDG program is committed to helping empower you to build real-world, locally and relevant solutions focused on the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) while gaining skills you need to advance your career.

With a goal to engage 7.5k developers, 2,565k developer so far have contributed to building projects that could impact their communities through the first Cohort of the #BuildforSDG challenge– Applicants participating in Cohort 2 wiil focus on industry-led projects that would give them real-world experience working on high-value, high-impact projects, improve their market-readiness and possibly kick-start an entrepreneurial journey through their projects.


Grow your demand by advancing your developer skills while working on projects that matter.

Why Apply?

• Get to work on projects that matter; add high value and high impact project to your portfolio.

• Access an entrepreneurial starter kit to launch your tech product.

• Grow your Developer skills while building functional projects.

• Access to employment opportunities through the Andela Market place.

• Oh, and a chance to help change the world!

Program Stages

1. Application Phase

July 20th – Aug 7th

Complete Application Form and Level Up with Andela Curated Learning Content.


2. Pre-selection Phase

July 20th – August 7th

You will be required to level-up on course content, complete a baseline survey and be a Facebook Developer Circle Member3

3. Innovation Phase

August 10th – September 21st, 2020

This phase begins the seven(7) week-long period of this program. Here is all you need to know about this phase4

4. Pitch-a-thon

Timeframe to be announced

Top 15 teams (5 from each cohort) will pitch their projects to a panel of expert judges.


Date is to be announced

The top 3 projects will win value added prizes

For more information visit #BUILDFORSDG CHALLENGE 2020

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