Open Collaboration for African Techies
When Richard Anderson (our most recent visiting fellow) introduced the kids at “Silicon Mountain” to Scratch, we knew we had a calling. For a long time we had focused our activities on a more mature age group, but Scratch reminds us that we need to get ICT4D leaders in the proper mindset from a tender [...]
For a long time we’ve needed a dedicated ambassador for ActivSpaces — someone to do outreach, strengthen ties within Cameroon’s tech community and generally help us carry our vision forward. Over the last year, these duties have been shared by the part-time contributions of our co-founders. We’re very focused on tech projects, however, and realized [...]
Something New Possibly for the first time in the history of Cameroon, we had children between the ages of 12-16 learning how to program mini-games and animations, right here at ActivSpaces under the tutorship of our most recent visiting fellow, Richard Anderson. In a 3-day workshop from June 29th – July 1st, Richard took 23 [...]
Ask anybody what six-letter word excited Cameroon’s tech community in mid-June this year and they will yell: Google. G|Cameroon, a training workshop that ran from June 15th – 16th at Immeuble MAH, Akwa, Douala, saw an amazing turnout of Cameroon’s ICT vanguard. At ActivSpaces, we dubbed the theme of the workshop “G-Tools 101”. The lucky [...]
This blog is a resource for news, project updates, member profiles and community events at ActivSpaces, an open collaboration space, innovation hub and startup incubator for African techies. Based in Buea, Cameroon.