Announcing 500 Nigerian Devs for Ethereum Pilot Project

With the announcement of ConsenSys Founder Joe Lubin during Devcon 5 launching the drive to increase the Ethereum developer community to one million, will be working with Bloceducare in Nigeria to leverage on the potential and population of developers in Nigeria to attract developers into the Ethereum community.

Image for post
Image for post

The 15-weeks pilot project “500-Nigeria devs for Ethereum” will commence on Monday 4th November 2019 and run till February 15th, 2020 with the objectives of increasing the awareness of ethereum among developers in Nigeria, adding five hundred (500) developers into the global pools of ethereum developers under the onemilliondevs project.

Image for post
Image for post
500 Nigeria Devs for Ethereum

The pilot project will focus on having developers building simple and relatable use cases that can be implemented in their immediate environment. At the end of the 15-weeks, developers with the top three projects will be rewarded $1,000 each while five other developers will earn $300 each for a job well done.

With financing the project, Cryptographic Development Initiatives in Nigeria(CDIN) a non-profit professional organization founded to address the gaps in the learning and practice of cryptography in Nigeria and Crevatal will be partnering with the project to ensure the success of the project.

CDIN as a body conduct hackathons, promote digital economy by supporting Cybersecurity and Aiding Digital investigation through establishment of standards, quality assurance, compliance, and certification, professional ethics, corporate governance, risk management, capacity building, start-ups acceleration, grants and financial aids, the project will be leveraging on their network of developers to push the awareness of this project and achieve planned objectives.

We are still opened to sponsors in various categories such as media partners, branding and developer participation.

For more information about the project “500-Nigeria devs for Ethereum




Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store