The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group invites applications for the African Development Bank’s Coding for Employment Program in Côte d’Ivoire in 2022.
The African Development Bank’s Coding for Employment program will train over 500 digital ambassadors. These ambassadors in turn will lead a peer-to-peer training model. Notably, this model is set to expand digital skills to more African youth, especially in rural communities with limited internet connectivity.
Coding for Employment and its technical partners, Microsoft Philanthropies, will offer the digital ambassadors an intensive three-month program. Expectedly, this program will feature in-demand skills, such as web design and digital marketing. They will also feature soft skills such as critical thinking, project management and communication.
Worth of Award
- Digital ambassadors will receive stipends and have access to the digital skills training centers in Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, and Rwanda.
- They will also have access to a network of employers, private sector partners and freelancing platforms.
- Applicants should be aged between 18 and 35 years.
- They are expected to be proficient in English or French and
- They must be citizens of Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Nigeria, or Senegal.
How to Apply
Register to become a Coding for Employment digital ambassador:
French form: https://forms.office.com/r/jzpLsdPcEB(link is external)
English form: https://forms.office.com/r/1TVYzErAr5
Deadline: The application deadline for the first cohort (known as the Nile Cohort) is December 31st, 2021 at 5:00 pm GMT.