Invitation to attend Design 2 Transform training and hackathon taking place in Mombasa County

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.

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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.

When
Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 8:00 AM Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 6:00 PM (EAT) Add to Calendar
Where
SwahiliPot at Swahili Cultural Center – Next to Mombasa Hospital Sir Mbarak Hinaway road off Mama Ngina , Mombasa

WHY ATTEND?

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

visit : www.design2transform.org

Contact : 0714741685

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Author: youthcountyprojects

This platform seeks to fill the knowledge and awareness gap regarding youth projects being implemented in the 47 counties in Kenya. It also highlights projects focusing on youth being implemented in 47 counties in Kenya by the national government,county governments,donor agencies,civil society organisations (CSOs),Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs),Donor Agencies,Community Based Organisations (CBOs),private sector and individuals and their impact to the communities. The projects lie within the social pillar,economic pillar and political pillar as enshrined in Vision 2030. Email: youthprojectskenya@gmail.com Facebook Page: Youth Projects Kenya Twitter : @YouthProjects

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