Linda Ikeji: How a Soap Seller became a Professional Coder Because of Ingressive For Good and HNG Internship Program

Christabel Omuboye, the first child of 6 children with both parents unemployed, took the HNG Internship technical training as an escape from the grossly inadequate system she was battling with – no light at home, no data, no money. She needed a laptop to help with her practice what she was learning but she couldn’t afford it as she had to provide for herself by selling liquid soap. That was when she came across the I4G x HNG laptop program. Ingressive For Good (I4G), a nonprofit that exists to equip young Africans in need with tech skills to help them impact and contribute to the development of Africa, socially and economically partnered with HNG Internship to provide tech tools required to help the interns accelerate in their training. I4G provided her with a MacBook to help her learn even faster as she transitioned to full-stack. Now she has been placed in a position to earn 5x more than usual.

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About Ingressive For Good

Ingressive For Good (I4G) is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating and increasing the earning power of African youth through tech training and resources. 

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) of I4G, Sean Burrowes, is available for interviews about how to empower the African Youth in tech.

Contact: Blessing Abeng, Director of Communications, Ingressive for Good on communications@ingressive.co

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