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Facebook and Andela have partnered to up-skill developers across Africa through a seven-week immersive program where selected developers will work as individuals or in agile remote teams to innovate on industry projects.

The Facebook and Andela program will select individuals to support/mentor innovators who will be building the next big technology offering out of Africa through the #BuildforSDG Challenge 2020 Cohort 2 program.

Eligibility

The application process is open to engineers skilled in one or more languages/stacks/frameworks in any of the focus areas: Web, Mobile, Cloud, and DevOps.

Therefore, you are eligible to apply if you are proficient in any of JavaScript, Python, Ruby, PHP, Elixir, Golang, Rust, React, Angular, Vue, Flutter, Java, React Native, Swift, AWS, Azure, GCP, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, etc. You must be from any of these Sub-Saharan African countries including Kenya, Uganda, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, and South-Africa.

Benefits

For this program, we prioritise growth opportunities and non-monetary incentives over financial rewards. We will be offering incentives and benefits where necessary on a program-specific basis. These incentives include but are not restricted to:

  • Access to curriculum/course content on online learning platforms
  • First-hand information on employment opportunities through the Andela Talent Marketplace
  • Recommendations and referrals available on request
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Profile building coaching sessions

Click here for more details about the mentorship program and here to apply.

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