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




Soweto (Gauteng) December 2016


Wed, 05 Jan 2022 10:35AM




Kasi App Lovers were voted the best team at the second annual Geekulcha VacWork programme held at the Empowerment Zone in Soweto recently.

According to Geekulcha, the Geekulcha VacWork programme is an annual vacation skills development programme which brings together 30 or more high school pupils to learn about IT, with a specific focus on mobile app development, Web development, entrepreneurship skills and electronics and design. It aims to encourage youth to venture into the ICT field to increase work opportunities within the industry.


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