Civic Developer Circles is a program designed to create locally organized communities for developers. These communities are meant to educate and and provide a forum for discussion and knowledge sharing around topics that are top-of-mind for developers in a particular market..
The Steambox (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) was created to provide state of the art digital educational labs in a shipping container to under-served communities around the Country. These containers are set up in close proximity to the residence of its beneficiaries making it easy and accessible to them.
Civic-X is a project designed to expose children in underserved rural communities to technology and women to financial literacy. It is a mobile learning lab (truck) retrofitted with tech kits and educational programs installed on tablets. It aims to ensure technology becomes accessible to rural communities across Nigeria.
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, we are obviously concerned about the impacts on the poor rural people we serve. It is not yet clear to what extent Covid19 will spread to the rural communities in Nigeria - but we already know from our findings that rural livelihoods are been deeply affected
The Civic Innovation Lab via the HACKCOVID19 Contact Center is taking steps so that the rural women and men can continue to get the right information on the virus, how to stay safe and how to access relief items during this challenging times. And we are working with various partner.
Rural women are key agents for achieving the transformational economic, environmental and social changes required for sustainable development. But limited access to credit, health care and education are among the many challenges they face, which are further aggravated.