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 2016


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At the end of the eight-week programme, the youngsters had to put what they learned into practice through a practical-based learning session where they were encouraged to develop various applications to address specific challenges they face in their communities.

 institutions. The app requests applicants' latest results, province of choice, affordability status, course etc. It then provides a list of possible universities /colleges they can register with, as well as information of bursary opportunities which are available.


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