PSF Ambassadors for East Africa
We represent the Python Software Foundation (PSF) in East Africa and our role is to further the PSF mission of promoting the programming language, supporting and facilitating the growth of a diverse and international community of python programmers.
Our training programs are focused on practical hands on skills development.
We organize bootcamps and internship for students at PyLabs and trainees are guided by teams of dedicated python experts. We invite any one to join us.
Problem solving is vital towards achieving our goals; the initiative encourages and facilitates the development of software and products. Consult our experts.
Python user groups across the region
We support python user groups in 19 universities and secondary schools in 4 countries as well as special groups such as AfroPyKids the training for minors, AfroPyLadies for empowering women with coding skills, Python4Refugees the training for refugees and InclusivePython the training for people with disabilities.
The python community we are building
- 3000+ python trainees
- 19 Academic institutions
- 4 python training centers(PyLabs)
- 300 Refugees have been trained (Python4Refugees)
- 80 People with disabilities have been trained to code
The Afrodjango impact
Since 2015, the initiative has offered free python training to over 3000 students in 19 academic institutions across East Africa including refugees and people with disabilities. The PyLabs at Makerere University, Kyambogo University, Kampala International University and University of Kigali are open to anyone interested to learn python with trainers and mentors are available to offer all the necessary assistance.
Our training is focused on
- General purpose python programming
- Django framework
- Embedded systems, IoT, Raspberry pie
Read more about our activities and events as they happen across the East African region.
Makerere University Software Systems Center