COUNTRIES

CodeBus Africa travels through 10 amazing countries in 100 days, collaborating with over 15 African tech hubs, educational institutes and other partners to take local youth on an adventure into the world of creative technology. The journey consists of 50 fun and exciting 1-day workshops, reaching 2,000 young boys and, in particular, girls. This page features a list of the bus stops, along with introductions of the innovative partners in each country.

 

Ethiopia

IceAddis is the first innovation hub and co-working space in Ethiopia and has a special focus on youth-driven private sector initiatives.

Plan International is a non-profit that strives to advance children’s rights and equality for girls.

Geneva Global’s Speed School is an accelerated learning programme that compresses three years of curriculum into 10 months, enabling out-of-school children to acquire the skills needed to enter the formal school system.

Ghana

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) offers aspiring African entrepreneurs a fully sponsored intensive 12-month program, where participants receive the training and mentoring necessary to build successful tech businesses.

STEMbees is a non-profit focused on empowering and mentoring young African women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Kenya

Tunapanda Institute provides education in digital technology, design, business and problem solving to encourage creative self-expression and build employment opportunities.

University of Nairobi is one of the largest in Kenya with 60,000 students and diverse academic programmes. The University of Nairobi has previously collaborated with Aalto University.

Mozambique

Ideário is an innovation and entrepreneurship centre with a mission to boost the development of Mozambican tech-startups powered by students, and consequently, generate employment opportunities.

Namibia

Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) aims to enhance innovation, entrepreneurship and competitiveness in Namibia and the Southern African Development Community region. NUST has previously collaborated with Aalto University.

Nigeria

Ventures Platform is a dynamic innovation hub offering incubation programs, co-working spaces, as well as training and events

South Africa

mLab is a non-profit mobile technology accelerator with the aim of supporting innovative mobile application start-ups. mLab provides programmes that support skills development through coding academies and facilitated co-creation sessions with industry and public sector partners.

Tanzania

BUNI is a tech hub that fosters innovation and technology entrepreneurship through capacity building, mentoring programs and community empowerment. BUNI’s goal is to help youths develop technological solutions to problems facing Tanzania.

Uganda

Smartup Factory seeks to empower marginalized youth by equipping them with skills in entrepreneurship, computer applications and positive thinking. Smartup Factory is a project founded by Plan International.

Geneva Global’s Speed School is an accelerated learning programme that compresses three years of curriculum into 10 months, enabling out-of-school children to acquire the skills needed to enter the formal school system.

Zambia

Hackers Guild is a tech organization with a mission to contribute to the growth of Zambia’s software industry and promote innovative thinking by providing a platform for people to learn and develop their technical skills.