Open Collaboration for African Techies
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” [...]
From ICT4Entrepeneurship we have this profile of member Mohamed Ahmed Felata, a Facebook developer from Garoua in the North of Cameroon. Yesterday was the official launch of his Facebook app, KmerBlagues. Kmerblagues is an app that Cameroonians can use to submit jokes, share them on their walls and vote to promote the best ones. Winning [...]
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.