enpact Ghana has held a successful 3 -day beyond the COVID-19 crisis hackathon.
The 3-day hackathon which begun on November 27 and ended on November 30 tackled pressing local problems in the sectors of education, healthcare, and agriculture.
The hackathon which came off at the Accra Digital Centre saw participants from all parts of Ghana getting involved.
The hackathon was mainly organized to promote entrepreneurial ideas, promote entrepreneurship as a career option for young Ghanaians and Returnees with founding ambitions and to enable and stimulate collaboration among like-minded innovators and creatives.
Most of the participants expressed delight at the different entrepreneurial and business ideas they picked up during the three days event.
One of the participants branded the program as a life changing event and says the ideas picked up during the three days will go a long way to develop his skills, he also lauded enpact Ghana for organizing the event.
“This program has been by far, one of the most breathtaking experience in 2020 for me and I wish it continued over and over again. Bringing together great minds to gather in one place in these times is not an easy thing.”
Country Manager for enpact Ghana Ernest Armah speaking after the three days event said:
“54 participants joined us for the 3-day hackathon, where each was taken through group mentoring sessions with expert talks on design thinking, building a brand on the 3Ps framework – purpose, product and persistence, and digital marketing. The hackathon tackled 3 focal areas: agriculture, health and education.
We’re beyond grateful to everyone who took time to join us on the ground and invested their effort and dedication”
enpact e.V is a global non-profit organization founded in 2013 to empower entrepreneurs, ecosystems, and international cooperation. Through a variety of products and services, enpact supports founders and startups in Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. The goal is to create a global network of startup ecosystems that facilitates the exchange of ideas, solutions, and support. At present, enpact’s network consists of 1,000+ startups, 300+ mentors and 50+ support organizations in 20+ countries. 5000+ jobs have been created as a result of enpact’s work with startups.