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.
LOOKING TO ADVANCE YOUR DEVELOPER CAREER? SIGN UP TODAY
Grow your demand by advancing your developer skills while working on projects that matter.
• 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!
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
Timeframe to be announced
Top 15 teams (5 from each cohort) will pitch their projects to a panel of expert judges.
5. SELECTION OF TOP 3 WINNING TEAMS
Date is to be announced
The top 3 projects will win value added prizes
For more information visit #BUILDFORSDG CHALLENGE 2020