The first internship in Aug 2016 kicked off with 170 people. there were 15 finalist. Most of the finalist are now professional developers in various local startups.
We were invited by the Akwa Ibom State government to focus on interns from the state as a way to kickstart the local eco-system. 1100 coders started, with 100 finalists. SInce then, the Uyo tech eco-system has been bussing with activity.
"I wrote my first php code and I've had github but never used it or bothered to learn, thanks to this internship for the push out of my comfort zone, now I can make use of github and implement a php file. "
"I got to work with Figma for first time. As a designer, this is definitely a nice tool to add to my toolbox. Been a challenging and good experience so far. looking forward to more. "
"I wrote my first line of code in php and that felt good, got a hang of how figma works, been using other design tools, but figma is really awesome.