VacWork Programme

Simulated work programme for the youth


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About The VacWork

Raeketsetsa, a geekulchad Tshwana word meaning "we are doing doing it ourselves" exist to attarct and empower more sisters into the world of ICT. Women and girls have a crucial role in defining and building a digital / tech narrative that will take Africa to higher frontiers. We all have a role to play in eradicating gender imbalances in the tech space and Raeketsetsa seeks to ensure that sisters are not left behind.

Furthermore, Raeketsetsa will champion and support projects that seek to uplift, protect and elevate women/girls through digital or technological tools. These would include projects that helps curb gender based violence, basic literacy skills for women in rural/remote areas, capacity building in the tech space, and others.

Exposing Female Geeks

Exposure of the work of female Geeks across the sector

Female Leadership

Gender balance at Geekulcha programmes

Balanced Participation

Balanced representation at tech programmes/events

Uplifting Marginalised

Women and girls digital literacy in marginalized communities

Community Growth

Mentorship and skills distribution at general outlook

Solutions Development

Foster more solutions, startups and opportunity leadership by female Geeks




Tshwane (Gauteng) October 2014


Wed, 05 Jan 2022 08:42AM




Future GeekStars is an initiative that was officially launched 06 October 2014 at The Innovation Hub. It is used as a platform to monitor the progression of learners from high school to tertiary level and then to the job market so that the transition is made easy.

The main focus is on skills development and fostering entrepreneurship and innovation that will make them be active leaders of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry. This edition of the VacWork had 16 learners from different parts of the province.


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