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Kids To Code: Safaricom’s initiative empowering young minds for future tech opportunities

Safaricom, in collaboration with Nairobi City County Government, recently had their second Kids to Code workshop at Eastlands Library in Nairobi, Kenya.

Held on April 22, the program aims to engage children in science-based experiments using interactive kits that simulate real-world applications while equipping them with digital literacy skills at an early age.

“Exciting times at Eastlands Library as we kick off the second Kids To Code workshop! We are excited to bring up the next generation of tech wizards.”

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“The Kids To Code program engages children in science-based experiments using interactive kits that simulate real-world applications while also equipping them with digital literacy skills at an early age,” said Safaricom.

Safaricom aims to train kids within two consecutive weekends, inspiring them to continue learning and pursuing tech in the future.

“Our aim for the program is to train kids within the 2 consecutive weekends, who will be inspired and will go on to continue with the fire to learn and pursue tech,” said Safaricom.

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The program is part of Safaricom Women in Technology’s mission to nurture the next generation of creators and innovators in the tech space, advancing women from the classroom to the boardroom.

The workshop was a fantastic day of learning and discovery for the young minds who participated. They showed their passion for technology and inspired everyone present that the future of tech is in good hands.

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By empowering and reaching more young minds, Safaricom believes they can provide the necessary skills to enable them to thrive in the future, which is for them.

The Kids To Code program is an excellent initiative towards achieving this goal, and the success of the second workshop at the Eastlands Library is a testament to the program’s impact.

According to Safaricom, the program has successfully trained kids between the ages of 7 – 13 years through the Kids-in-Tech program.

“Kids To Code has successfully trained kids between the ages of 7 to 13 years through the Kids-in-Tech program. We believe that this is necessary to prepare them for tech opportunities in future,” said Safaricom.

The success of the workshop was thanks to everyone involved, from the dedicated tech mentors to the partners at Nairobi City County Government and The Book Bunk, who provided the lovely space for the event.

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