Meet Marzuka and Muvafika: Building Communities Through Coding

“CodeNow afforded me an opportunity to learn about computer programming. It inspired me to expand my knowledge and share what I have learned with other students.”

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Mar 27, 2017 · 3 min read
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Why did you decide to sign up for CodeNow?

Marzuka: I wanted to see what coding was like. I had never coded before but I heard about CodeNow through my high school and I talked to my dad about it. He has friends in the field, so he encouraged me to try it out.

What have you been up to since the workshop?

Muvafika: Marzuka and I go to different schools so we each started a club at our schools. We also started Everyone CodeNow at the Fremont Public Library where we teach younger students (ages 9–12) the very basics of computer programming every Friday for about 1.5 hours.

Why was it important that you start coding clubs within your communities?

Muvafika: I wanted to start a club to share my experience with my friends. Many of them didn’t even know about coding.

“I want to be able to express my creativity through code.”

What do you hope to accomplish through coding?

Marzuka: I want more people to be able to explore STEM fields. I want to help kids realize that there are opportunities out there, and I want to teach them.


Interested in joining Marzuka and Muvafika? Their coding club meets every Friday at the Fremont Public Library!


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CodeNow is a 501(c)(3) non-profit teaching high school students how to solve meaningful problems through coding. If you’ve been searching for a beginner-friendly program to learn how to code, welcome home. www.codenow.org

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