In collaboration with the Libyan Labour and Rehabilitation Ministry, Expertise France and Funded by the European Union, WeCode Land launched WeCode Libya program on March 2018 and hosted 22 students from different Libyan cities. The program lasted three months and took place at Esprit. The students get access to different courses such as IT skills, Business skills, Soft skills provided by highly qualified trainers.
The students were required to start working on their own digital projects and develop their own apps and websites during the training period in order to implement them in their hometown. The projects should have a social impact and digitally oriented.
The program was a combination of theory and practice. It was a mixture of presentations, interactive labs, workshops and project collaboration. Thanks to WeCode program, 7 digital jobs were created and 2 of these jobs are very successful. She Codes and ABC Kids were implemented in Libya.
The closing ceremony took place at Mövenpick Hotel Gammarth Tunis on July, 11 with the presence of the minister of the Libyan Labour and Rehabilitation Ministry and many other important entrepreneurs and media figures. The event was covered by major national media outlets. During the ceremony, each student had to present his project and at the end of the ceremony, they received their certificates of completion.