The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe has announced that applications are now open for #HackingForSDGs Post COVID19 & Beyond Hackathon.
The hackthon is searching for individuals or collectives with ideas around ICTs that will offer sustainable solutions to the socio-economic challenges that the country is likely to face beyond COVID-19.
It is open for all Zimbabweans who are passionate about technology and innovation.
The regulatory authority announced the challenge in a Twitter post on Tuesday,
“ We are inviting passionate innovators to proffer ideas and solutions that make use of ICTs to solve socio-economic challenges that are likely to make it difficult for the country to achieve the SDGs beyond the COVID19 pandemic”
Applications can be done as an individual or part of a team that should not exceed 5 members. Individuals or collectives must have an idea or something already in development that they want to further.
After filling the form you can submit it to “[email protected]”. Applications should be submitted no later than the 18th of November 2020 and selected participants will be notified on the 24th of November.