We partnered with a number of reputable organizations based on our 4 pillars (micro-scholarship, technical training, talent placement and I4G Circles) to help us increase the earning power of African youth. Find out more about them below:
- Coursera: We partnered with Coursera to offer over 5000 African youth access to 4000+ courses. Coursera is an American massive open online course provider founded in 2012 by Stanford University’s computer science professors Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller that offers massive open online courses, specializations, degrees, professional and master track courses. With Coursera, you can build skills with courses from top universities like Yale, Michigan, Stanford, and leading companies like Google and IBM. Read more.
- DataCamp: We partnered with DataCamp, the leading interactive learning platform for data science and analytics, to close data skill gaps and provide access to high-quality data training for thousands of Africans for free. The I4G DataCamp program gives access to courses in Python, R, SQL, Excel, Tableau, git, Power BI, Shell, Spreadsheets, Spark, Oracle, Scala, and non-coding courses in data skills for business and data literacy. Ingressive for Good is one of over 30 nonprofit organizations DataCamp has partnered with to donate free DataCamp subscriptions to communities that need them most. Read more.
- Facebook: We partnered with Facebook to empower over 3000 people with digital skills. The Facebook company builds technologies that give people the power to connect with friends and family, find communities, and grow businesses. The training in partnership with Facebook is an exclusive training that serves as a precursor to Facebook Blueprint. Facebook Blueprint helps you learn the skills to move your business forward. Get the best from your Facebook Ads with our training courses. It gives access to more than 80 free online courses about how to market your business on Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger. Read more.
- Enye: We partnered with Enye to help youths learn the fundamental skills to build and deploy modern web applications.
- HNG: We partnered with HNG to support the 2020 summer cohort of about 13000+ African youth and 250 finalists. We provided tech tools and data to some of the finalists. The HNG Internship is an ambitious attempt to change the way education is done in Africa. It’s the bridge between learning to code, and becoming the best in the world. HNG finds the most talented African developers and gives them the opportunity to excel. These are some of the success stories:
- Covenant University: We awarded one scholarship to a final year Computer Science student at Covenant University. Covenant University is a private University in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. According to the renowned @timeshighered Subject Rankings, Covenant University remains the best Nigerian University in global subject rankings for the year 2020. It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Association of African Universities, and National Universities Commission. Mrs. Ada Sonia Peters, Director, International and Linkages, and her department worked tirelessly with us to select the best candidate for the scholarship in line with our criteria based on financial need, nationality, and academic performance. Read more.
- Babcock University: We awarded one scholarship to a final year Computer Science student at Babcock University. Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, Babcock University (BU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Nigerian higher education institution. Babcock University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. The VC, Professor Tayo, The Dean of the School of Computing and Engineering, Prof. Awodele, and Prof. Okoro worked diligently to help select the best candidate for the scholarship. Read more.
- Semicolon: We partnered with Semicolon, an organization passionate about identifying talented minds, guiding them through innovative training, tech-talent deployment, and sustainable solutions for society. We partnered with them to offer micro-scholarships to African youths. Read more.
- Findworka: We partnered with Findworka, an elite network of pre-vetted African software developers who are tested, graded, and effectively matched with our partners in an integrated talent and project management ecosystem.
- Careerbuddy: We partnered with CareerBuddy, a platform that attracts the most talented professionals from around Africa and helps them ﬁnd high impact and fulﬁlling work.
- StudentBuild: We partnered with StudentBuild to take ready undergrads through a practical remote experience leading to opportunities in Africa.