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Tanzanian trainee programmers get inspiration at the Mentored Internship Programme

A group of geek-interns were out in full force in Tanzania recently, taking part in rigorous FOSS development training, which included topics such as optimisation techniques and infrastructure deployment and maintenance.

The workshop, which is part of the greater Mentored Internship Project also known as the MIP (of which you can find out more information on page 7 of this Chisimba newsletter), was hosted at the University of Dar es Salaam in February this year.

The Chisimba editorial team caught up with James Njenga, the UWC-based project manager of the Mentored Internship Project (MIP), to find out more about the training workshop in Tanzania; how it fits into the larger Mentored Internship Project, its particular objectives in the local context, the nine interns who have been involved in the initiative and the trainers who have mentored them.

Read more of this story from the Winter Edition of the Chisimba Newsletter.

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