Meet Ahmed. A 23-year-old Syrian living in a refugee camp in Jordan. While some lose hope, Ahmed finds purpose in learning new ICT skills. The goal? Employability and a brighter future for his family.
Young people in refugee camps are being given the chance to learn computer programming. The annual Refugee Code Week aims to empower them. DW went to Jordan to find out how much of a leg-up to a better future the program offers refugees.
Hangaw Ali and Hama Shareef from Re:Coded are taking us on a tour of a Refugee Code Week coding workshop in Erbil.
This video was shot during the very first edition of Refugee Code Week at the UNHCR Zaatari Camp, Jordan: a 360 tour of the initiative's mission, vision and coding curriculum.
Hosted and sponsored by SAP in Dubai on February 1, 2016, this impactathon brought together leaders from the IT and humanitarian sectors to sharpen student recruitment strategies for RBK's coding bootcamp in Jordan.