about 3 years ago

Incubation Program at TechBridge

Hello there,

Congratultions on the already concluded Hackathon. As you are aware, there is chance for you to be incubated at TechBridge Invest Africa and this is therefore an invitation for orientation to the program.

This will be conducted in the offices at CityMall 2nd floor, Nyali Mombasa on 16/7/2019 as from 11AM. Would be great if you could also confirm attendance of the same.

Thanks.

 

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


about 3 years ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and our community has voted! Go to the Facebook Developer Circle: Mombasa Hackathon gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


over 3 years ago

Final call: Submissions close on June 30!

1 day to go to the end of the UN SDG HACKATHON!!!!

Have you submitted your project? Unsure? please check if your project appears here >>

https://devc-mombasa.devpost.com/submissions

If it does, you are good to go!

If not, please ensure to submit your project and if you have any questions, feel free to reach out.

Happy coding!!!


Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


over 3 years ago

2 days to go to the end of the UN SDG HACKATHON!!!!

2 days to go to the end of the UN SDG HACKATHON!!!!

Have you submitted your project?
Unsure? please check if your project appears here >>

https://devc-mombasa.devpost.com/submissions

If it does, you are good to go!

If not, please ensure to submit your project and if you have any questions, please respond to this email with it

Happy coding!!!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


over 3 years ago

3 days to go to the end of the UN SDG HACKATHON!!!!

3 days to go to the end of the UN SDG HACKATHON!!!!

Have you submitted your project?
Unsure? please check if your project appears here >>

https://devc-mombasa.devpost.com/submissions

If it does, you are good to go!

If not, please ensure to submit your project and if you have any questions, please respond to this email with it

Happy coding!!!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


over 3 years ago

4 days to go to the end of the UN SDG HACKATHON!!!!

4 days to go to the end of the UN SDG HACKATHON!!!!

Have you submitted your project?
Unsure? please check if your project appears here >>

https://devc-mombasa.devpost.com/submissions

If it does, you are good to go!

If not, please ensure to submit your project and if you have any questions, please respond to this email with it

Happy coding!!!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


over 3 years ago

5 days to go to the end of the UN SDG HACKATHON!!!!

5 days to go to the end of the UN SDG HACKATHON!!!!

Have you submitted your project?
Unsure? please check if your project appears here >>

https://devc-mombasa.devpost.com/submissions

If it does, you are good to go!

If not, please ensure to submit your project and if you have any questions, please respond to this email with it

Happy coding!!!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


over 3 years ago

6 days to go to the end of the UN SDG HACKATHON!!!!

6 days to go to the end of the UN SDG HACKATHON!!!!

Have you submitted your project?
Unsure? please check if your project appears here >>

https://devc-mombasa.devpost.com/submissions

If it does, you are good to go!

If not, please ensure to submit your project and if you have any questions, please respond to this email with it

Happy coding!!!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


over 3 years ago

SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable

Sustainable Cities and Communities SDG: More than half of the world’s population now live in urban areas. By 2050, that figure will have risen to 6.5 billion people – two-thirds of all humanity. Sustainable development cannot be achieved without significantly transforming the way we build and manage our urban spaces. Extreme poverty is often concentrated in urban spaces, and national and city governments struggle to accommodate the rising population in these areas. Making cities safe and sustainable means ensuring access to safe and affordable housing, and upgrading…

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over 3 years ago

SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure 

Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure SDG: investment in infrastructure and innovation are crucial drivers of economic growth and development. With over half the world's population now living in cities, mass transport and renewable energy are becoming ever more important, as are the growth of new industries and information and communication technologies. More than 4 billion people still do not have access to the Internet, and 90 percent are from the developing world. Bridging this digital divide is crucial to ensure equal access to information and knowledge,…

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over 3 years ago

Two weeks to go – submit early!

 

There are two weeks left to enter your submission to the Facebook Developer Circles: Mombasa UN SDG Hackathon.

Submissions are due June 30 before 5 pm EAT. 

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. (We’ll walk you through our submission form process if you need help.)  And if you've just recently joined the challenge, join here.

Submission Checklist

Before you say "ship it!", make sure you run through this list:

  • Are you submitting a working software application that helps communities?
  • Does your software use at least one of the required Facebook developer products?

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over 3 years ago

SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all

Decent Work and Economic Growth SDG: promote sustained economic growth, higher levels of productivity and technological innovation. Encouraging entrepreneurship and job creation are key to this, as are effective measures to eradicate forced labor, slavery, and human trafficking. With these targets in mind, the goal is to achieve full and productive employment, and decent work, for all women and men by 2030. 

Example Opportunities

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over 3 years ago

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENTS GOALS

 

1: WHAT ARE THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENTS GOALS?

In September 2015, all 193 members of the United Nations adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). After the biggest public consultation in its history, the UN established 17 Global Goals as a blueprint to creating a better and more sustainable future. The SDGs are a universal and ambitious call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.

Achievement of the SDGs will require collaboration and mobilization of governments, companies, and people (including developers) all around the world. Below are websites and videos…

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over 3 years ago

Are you submitting?

Hi there,

There are 3 weeks remaining in the Facebook Developer Circles: Mombasa UN SDG Hackathon!

Are you still planning on submitting? Please take a quick second to let us know by replying to this email. If you're stuck or need any help, just let us know.

Remember: Submissions are due June 30 before 5 pm EAT.

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your project meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. Remember: once you submit a…

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over 3 years ago

Making a great submission video

We know you’re focused on preparing your submission, but don't forget about your video. It will help the judges to review your project, and after the challenge has wrapped up, it will be shared in local Developer Circles. Please keep it to around 2 minutes long!

A good video tells the story behind your submission, providing a clear and concise explanation of what your app is and does. Here are some best practices:

  • Establish your elevator pitch. In the first few seconds of your video, explain how your app helps achieve the SDG goals. You can get into the details…

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over 3 years ago

Did you know?! Fun Hack Fact Friday

Did you know?! Fun Hack Fact Friday

Did you know?!

Similar to Test Users, Test Apps let you quickly create Facebook App IDs for use during the development, testing, staging or QA phases of the app development lifecycle.

Learn more about test apps here.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


over 3 years ago

Hackathon Update

Greetings, 

We have revised the hackathon prizes with input from various shareholders to ensure that there is continuity of the projects after the hackathon period is over.

Please check the hackathon website for the updates.

Hackathon submissions are back on devpost!!

We had earlier emailed you to use a google site to submit your projects because of an unforeseen conflict, we are happy to announce that the conflict has been resolved and we are back to using devpost as our official website. Please use devpost to make your submissions.

The deadlines and rules remain the same.

Questions?

If you have…

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over 3 years ago

SDG 4: Quality Education

SDG 4: Quality Education

Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning

The Quality Education SDG: obtaining a quality education is the foundation to creating sustainable development. In addition to improving quality of life, access to inclusive education can help equip locals with the tools required to develop innovative solutions to the world’s greatest problems. The reasons for lack of quality education are due to lack of adequately trained teachers, poor conditions of schools and equity issues related to opportunities provided to rural children. For quality education to be provided to the children of impoverished families,…

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over 3 years ago

Moving Hackathon website

Greetings,
Due to unavoidable circumstances, I am moving the hackathon website to 
https://sites.google.com/view/unsdghackathon/home
Please use the new site to read the rules and make your submissions.
The deadline remains the same.
Regards