Ambassadors for East Africa
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Afrodjango Initiative

Afrodjango is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Python programming language in 5 countries of East Africa.

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.

Training program

Our training programs are focused on practical hands on skills development.

Mentorship program

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.

Software development

Problem solving is vital towards achieving our goals; the initiative encourages and facilitates the development of software and products. Consult our experts.

We organize seminars, conferences, meetups and training bootcamps for python programmers and developers.

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

Support us

We entirely depend on grants and donations, our major partners are Python Software Foundation and Django Software Foundation who fund our training programs, volunteers and well-wishers who share a similar vision of promoting python.

Latest Updates

Read more about our activities and events as they happen across the East African region.

Launch of the python acad...
Embedded systems training...
Django DeveFest2
Information security trai...
Afrodjango python trainin...
PyKids training program
Students at the PyLab
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Python, IoT training at M...
DjangoDevFest training
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Embedded systems training...

Contact us

Makerere University Software Systems Center

Info@afrodjangoinitiative.org

+256 758591015