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My First Day At VOTO Mobile

Hello, ¬†so I am a pending computer science graduate of KNUST at the moment and I am sharpening my skills and contributing what I can to build to the VOTO mobile platform (..well , I haven’t really done anything yet ūüôā ). I was really excited to start work at VOTO amidst being nervous and¬†scared¬†about not being able to deliver. This is going to be my first job and it will set a whole new world and path for me! VOTO provides¬†easy-to-use online services¬†that allow governments, NGOs, and businesses to¬†directly connect¬†with citizens, over their mobile phones, on a¬†massive scale. We ...

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Tech Needs Girls : Meeting Regina Agyare and Planning With The Mentors

Regina Agyare and I have been friends on facebook and twitter for about a year and phone and email friends for a month and half before meeting physically. I got really comfortable speaking with her on phone and had to remind myslef that we hadn’t actually met yet, so I had to behave, lol. So, on the 29th of May, 2013, she came to Kumasi so we could finalize everything for the Tech Needs Girls Workshop. This of course was going to be my first organized and inspired event. I was excited about that. She arrived at around 9am and ...

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Tech Needs Girls : The Begining!

How did this even happen? Well back in 2012, Regina Agyare posted something on the Ghana Developers Google groups and I complained about such programs always being in Accra and never held in Kumasi, so females over there do not have the same opportunities as those in Accra (don’t even get me started on the Northern part of Ghana). Well, I guess my concern was heard, my friend and mate Charisma Naa-Achere Buxton replied and supported what I said. Ato Ulzen-Appiah and Bobby Okine (co-founder of mfriday) told me to organize one in Kumasi, and they will fully support me. ...

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