Hacking for Development

This is a training programme along with a hackathon held with the aim of facilitating meaningful participation of youth to find innovative localized solutions for current development challenges through development of software and tech-based applications. 

Partners will provide used-computers to vulnerable islands and provide 8 month training programme on software development and coding regarding in partnership with local community groups. In addition to the training, a hackathon will be held in different regional groups to create prototype projects. 

Participants are presented with current development challenges as a theme and the best ideas are selected by a panel of judges which will join in the Hacking 4 Development boot camp to develop their solutions in 2 days. Winning teams are then paired up with relevant stakeholders to prototype and develop their ideas further.