Open Collaboration for African Techies
October will mark three years of ActivSpaces’ existence; of dedication towards fostering technology and entrepreneurship in Cameroon. We’ve experienced ups and downs, failures and successes, scrapped projects and innovations. We’re not alone in these trials and we’ve had the opportunity to witness and share in the exponential growth of Cameroon’s tech community. As our three […]
It’s a Video Game! Before you think we’re training firebrands and rebels at ActivSpaces, the technological fight against corruption is going to be a Scratch-based video game created by Scratch Club Buea. During the last session on Saturday, the kids decided they wanted to do a joint project and they went forth to come up […]
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 […]
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 […]
We’re big proponents of training young people in science and math using the latest tools in education, including e-learning and interactive learning. This is why we’re excited to announce our next visiting fellow, Richard Anderson. Through a grant provided by the E.E. Ford Foundation, Richard will be leading Cameroonian youth ages 12-16 in “computational thinking” […]
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.