Design to Transform is an initiative that aims at transforming communities through the use of digital technology.
Their Training equips individuals with the necessary skills needed to in today’s Technology driven economy.
With the vision “Local Talent Transforming local communities ” , they add value to communities by developing websites for Community Based Organizations (CBOs) to help them in articulating their message on the Internet.
These websites are developed by the participants during a one day Hackathon that is organized on the third day of the training .
A hackathon is an event in which computer programmers and others involved in software development and hardware development, including graphic designers, interface designers, content developers and project managers, collaborate intensively on software projects.
Since its inception, D2T has trained over 150 people and helped 18 community based organizations have an online Presence.
- Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 8:00 AM – Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 6:00 PM (EAT)
- SwahiliPot at Swahili Cultural Center – Next to Mombasa Hospital Sir Mbarak Hinaway road off Mama Ngina , Mombasa
The D2T event will bring together professional Trainers and industry leaders with generous hearts to give back to the community.
What is in it for you?
1. Compressive Training that will tackle the following areas
- Social Media
- Blog your Way to Success
- Understanding the Internet
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
- Understanding Content Management Systems (CMS with a focus on WordPress)
- Graphic Design
- Front End Programming (HTML and CSS)
- Version Control
1. Full Day Hackathon
Get to experience the thrilling and challenging task of Developing a fully functional website in one Day.
A full day Hackathon where people will be divided into several teams, each of the teams will work on a website Project that needs to be delivered by the end of the day.
Is it possible ? well… come and see for yourself
3.Mentorship and Interaction with Professionals
Register here: http://bit.ly/2cqsXoV Check the poster for details. #Design2Transform
Few links from the previous Hackathons