Deadline: 15 November, 2020

Applications are now open for the AkiraChix CodeHive Programme.

The programme aims to provide education and economic opportunity to young women from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds who have completed high school education, but are unable to further their education due to financial constraints.


  • Tuition-free, accommodation, extracurricular activities, meals, transportation, and personal amenities
  • Access to health care during emergencies
  • Access to technology hubs in Nairobi for tech events
  • Access to a selected pool of mentors for guidance on careers and personal growth
  • Access to conditional six-month incubation after the one-year programme


  • Applicant must have completed high school no later than 2019
  • Applicant must have a high school certificate as proof of graduation
  • Applicant must be a young woman aged between 18 and 24 in January 2021
  • Applicant must be fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Applicant must be a resident of Kenya, Rwanda or Uganda
  • Applicant must have a passport or National ID of country of origin
  • Applicant must be available from 16 January to 01 December, 2021
  • Applicant must be willing to live on the AkiraChix campus throughout the programme
  • Applicant must be a changemaker and committed to service in host community
  • Applicant must demonstrate leadership

To apply and for more information, click here.

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