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080, Audrey Cheng, Moringa School | Coding Bootcamp for Kenya

When Audrey Cheng was working with Savannah Fund, Africa‚Äôs leading technology seed fund and accelerator, she ran into a problem. She could not find software developers. She noticed that she was not the only one who was experiencing this problem. In fact, a 2011 survey found that, in Kenya, 45% of employers with developer positions were not able to find qualified coders. And the developers they were able to find were very expensive. Many Kenyan companies outsourced work to India, Eastern Europe and other regions. Audrey began to ask questions. With unemployment rates around 40%, and universities teaching computer science, why were there so few qualified developers in Kenya? Audrey…

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080, Audrey Cheng, Moringa School | Coding Bootcamp for Kenya