Deadline: 14 October, 2020

Ludenso, in partnership with NIMechE Design Challenge, has announced a call for applications for Ludenso Create Hackathon.

The hackathon is designed to empower young African people to solve real-life problems.

Participants, it is understood, will learn how to design using Ludenso Create, which is an Augmented Reality (AR) Computer-Aided Design (CAD) tool.

Over the course of a week, teams will collaborate to develop sustainable and innovative solutions that can help address major challenges in Africa.


  • More than $3,000 worth of prizes
  • Mentorship session for all winners
  • Award certificates
  • NIMechE Design Challenge and Ludenso branded items


  • Open to only young Africans between the ages of 13 and 35
  • Only applicants who have demonstrated experience and passion for sustainable development, collaboration, and innovation are encouraged to apply
  • Applicants should be able to communicate well in English as hackathon will be held fully in English
  • Applicants should have stable internet connectivity and reliable access to a PC (Windows and MacBook) or an iPad

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: USAID in Africa


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