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Apps and Girls

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Sub-Category NGO
Sector Entrepreneurship Promotion, Technology, Gender Equality
Target Group Technology Developers, Students, Youth (under 35 years old), Women and Girls

Apps & Girls is a Tanzanian registered social enterprise that was founded in July, 2013 in our founder’s living room, used borrowed laptops!  what a humble beginning!

Apps & Girls seeks to bridge the tech gender gap by providing quality coding training (web programming, mobile app development game development and robotics) and entrepreneurship skills to girls in secondary schools via coding clubs, and to university level students at academic institutions. Apps and Girls also organizes holiday events such as hackathons,bootcamps, and competitions and provides internships opportunities.

Apps & Girls also provides high class mentorship (from local and international mentors) to girls to create tech startups, connect them with jobs and internships and a 3 year incubation to emerging young female TECH entrepreneurs and use our network to promote their work to customers, partners and potential funding opportunities.