Since 2016, we have 50 volunteers in the HackathonGirls community and have organized over 50 events. We've been to 5 schools in the country and our mentees have explored a greater knowledge of how to use a computer, code, and design animations that rejects societal problems like female genital cutting and teenage pregnancy which empowers them.
In August 2018, three of our girls traveled to Mexico to attend a Robotics competition with youths from around the world. We continue to use technology to change the life of African girls...
Read our Event Report to learn more about the impact we make.
Years of experience
With our Mozilla clubs at 5 schools in the country.
We have trained girls who will become mentors for the next generations of women in technology.
We have organized events in the Gambia and impacted 100+ girls and women.
Read what some of our Hackaton Girls have to say:
"Being selected to participate at the FIRST GLOBAL 2018 challenge robotics competition in Mexico to represent Africa (Team Africa) from the Mozilla Club of HackathonGirls..."
Ida Camara, 18 years old, August 2018Read her full Testimonial
Exposed to ICT
"Before I joined the Mozilla club of HackathonGirls I had B's and C's in my computer lessons but my experience with the club has exposed me to see that ICT is really fun and interesting and now I get A's in my computer lessons in school..."
Nyima Darboe, 13 Years old, November 2017Read her full Testimonial
"I started at the club with no knowledge in computing, but with the help of the club today I am web literate, as I can now use the internet to do research and use it in the right way..."
Amie Sankareh, 16 years old, May 2018Read her full Testimonial