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Foundation Course in Mobile Development, Web & Graphic Design

Over the last 5 years , AkiraChix has been running  fully funded technical training program targeting  young women from poor socioeconomic  backgrounds. These young women are those that have completed high school but due to financial constraints are unable to further their education. The training  aims to develop their capacity and skills in Computer Literacy, Web [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:16:00+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kids Tech & Arts Camp commences

Monday 7th April 7:30am at the junction shopping mall parking lot, a Kenya Bus Service is slowly filling up with young children between the ages of 7 and 13. As is expected very few conversations since the kids do not know each other. One and a half hours later, we are in a house compound [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:16:19+00:00 April 8th, 2014|AkiraChix, Design, Kids Programme|0 Comments

Kids Tech + Arts Camp

Gone are the days it was fun making your own necklace using beans and strings, making your own football ball, Akirachix is re-igniting this experience but adding a little bit of tech as well. For 5 days, kids between the age of 7 and 11 will learn how to code using Scratch -making their own [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:16:21+00:00 March 18th, 2014|Community, Events, Kids Programme|0 Comments

Fare Thee Well Maureen

Sunday 29th 2013 happened to be my saddest day of the year as I got to learn of the passing away of Maureen Chepchumba Chepkwony. Her death was sudden, caused by a fire that razed down a section of Deep Sea slum in Westlands. Maureen was a very humble, smart and hardworking young lady. She [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:16:23+00:00 January 5th, 2014|AkiraChix, Thoughts, Training Program|1 Comment

Google Code-In Contest

Today, I embark on a journey with four amazing ladies from Precious Blood Secondary School. 48 days of learning from the open source community or what Joi ito would call “the community of happy weirdoes’”.  These bright and confident ladies are participating in a contest dubbed Google Code-in. This is a contest to introduce pre-university [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:17:04+00:00 November 27th, 2012|AkiraChix|3 Comments

The year comes to an end with goodies

At the end of the month of October and beginning of November 2010, the Akirachix team together with the students taking part in the Akirachix led training program experienced a super low moment. Classes had to come to an end due to lack of learning space and computers. We had to do with the few [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:17:10+00:00 December 23rd, 2010|AkiraChix|2 Comments

The Google Networking Session

Sitting in at the iHub for the google networking session with about 30 team members from Google who are in the country for G-Kenya that is going on at strathmore University and several other regulars of the iHub and of cause the AkiraChix fill these numbers as well. On the high chairs is: Erik Hersman [...]

By | 2010-09-06T18:07:26+00:00 September 6th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments