WeThinkCode receives R2.9m to construct new campus in Durban


WeThinkCode, a software programming training academy secured R2.9m to fund the opening of a new campus in Durban. WeThinkCode runs campuses in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban facilities assisting academies to fulfill plans that will double the intake of students to 600. During the announcement, the academy expressed its desire to improve its operating model by making the programmes more accessible to the public.

WeThinkCode was launched in 2015 and hopes to eliminate the shortage of digital skills where 100,000 coders across Africa developed over a 10-year period. E Squared Investments will finance the investment over a 3-year period, allocating funds towards equipping the buildings, resourcing the staff, and establishing a new curriculum. Learners will benefit from a two-year fully sponsored software programming course.

Nyari Samushonga, WeThinkCode CEO describes the academy as a place “open for everyone.” They intend to increase the number of women on the course annually. She pointed out that the academy enjoys a 98% graduate employment rate with annual starting salaries of its graduates at R240,000.

Original article on ITWeb Africa 



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