We work to educate, inspire and equip young people with the skills, resources and experience to pursue computing careers. And we must be doing something right because we are now working with the best partners in the world.
Africa Teen Geeks has been chosen by Google as one of the charities they will support in 2015 as part of their RISE Awards. Google is contributing $1.5 million to 37 organisations in 17 countries, and Africa Teen Geeks is the only South African charity chosen. We have implemented Google’s Computer Science First curriculum to empower learners to create with technology.
Africa Teen Geeks is proud to work with Microsoft. Our Geek Clubs are taught by our volunteers who are trained and supported by African Teen Geeks Microsoft.
On July 18, 2015, Samsung donated a training centre to Africa Teen Geeks. The classroom at Central Johannesburg College was stocked with all the equipment we’ll need to provide training to learners and teachers.
The University of South Africa kindly provides Africa Teen Geeks with venues for our events.
Digital marketing agency Rogerwilco assisted Africa Teen Geeks with the redesign of our website, giving us a new corporate identity and refreshing our content.
Sci-Bono has sponsored the venue for Festival Of Code when learners will spend 36 hours creating anything they can imagine.
The prizes for Festival Of Code were sponsored by Discovery.
The Department of Science and Technology has sponsored 2017’s Africa Teen Geeks’ Computer Science Week. This week aims to introduce thousands of children from previously disadvantaged schools to computer science. We think more children should be exposed to this subject and encouraged to pursue computing careers.
Africa Teen Geeks and the SABC Foundation have partnered to host a number of events. This includes our Computer Science Week, Festival of Code, Coding Bootcamp and #IAMGIRLGEEK Campaign.
SAB generously donated 37 computers to Africa Teen Geeks.
Unilever generously donated 129 laptops to Africa Teen Geeks and are sponsoring a massive 31 primary schools.
The experts at Oracle will be supporting Africa Teen Geeks in teaching learners the basics of Java code. They’ll also be supporting our #IAMAGIRLGEEK initiative as well as Festival of Code where they’ll be teaching the ins and outs of entrepreneurship.
Standard Bank is sponsoring the #IAMGIRLGEEK campaign and launch. This campaign aims to inspire young girls to pursue computing careers.