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ICT for development capacity building in all development sectors using ICT impact of ICT on the development of the 21st century world African youth and women

Our Mission

Mastering ICT through education and capacity building is a must for African development and the objective of Bokk Jang is to promote African growth with the use of ICT !
 

Education

Working to bridge the digital divide and to promote gender equality through education of the youth with ICT.
 

ICT4D

Create Vocational Training Centres to promote Education and Research integrating ICT as learning tools.
 

Gender & Developpment

Achieve the ideology of solidarity and sharing of knowledge for the benefit of youth and women who are victims of illiteracy.

Our Impact - Results and Data

For a connected Africa where youth and women have access to knowledge and develop their life project.

360,000 small businesses to use computers

Saturday, 09 March 2013 03:54
  Souhaibou Diop, a cloth merchant who usually bought his goods from wholesalers in Dubai, became interested in the computer operation. After trai
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300+ entrepreneurs were also trained

Friday, 12 October 2012 07:33
  An enthusiastic consumer of the new electronic business link is Gor Mbaye, a wholesaler in Sandaga Market who does business with many suppliers
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More than 70 people find jobs

Friday, 12 October 2012 07:33
    In 2005, Bokk Jang officials working with Peace Corps volunteers and other international organizations helped more than 70 people find jobs
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Recent Works

Android mobile applications

Friday, 05 September 2014 15:57
      46 Senegalese women trained in Android mobile applications development by women   As part of the program of the “Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie” (OIF), and to promote the dissemination, development and appropriation of digital creation, a partnership was signed between OIF and Bokk Jang NGO to allow 46 female computer engineers to benefit from a national training program run 'for women and by women', on the development of Android mobile applications.   For Fatimata Seye Sylla, President of Bokk Jang NGO, with this partnership, the « Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie”, is in line with one of the missions of Bokk Jang which is to support education, training, Higher Education and Research through a specific program which to :   1 Contribute to the production of French digital content to meet community needs and reflect the cultural diversity of partners and beneficiaries.   2 Develop competencies in the field of information technology and communication (ICT);   3 Promote sustainable partnerships and / or multilateral networks, reflecting genuine dynamics of exchange, synergy and sharing of skills and expertise.   As a reminder, women and youth are at the heart of Bokk Jang activities, as the beneficiaries of our capacity building initiatives for full expression of human development. The partnership between the OIF and Bokk Jang is worthy of praise and comforts us in our mission.”   Two (2) training sessions of 10 days each, funded by “Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie” were offered to 46 Senegalese women. They were selected among 120 candidates involved in the promotion of ICT and primarily trained in computer applications development. Java, SQL and XML mastery was a pre-requisite. The training sessions took place from 14 to 28 of May 2014 at “Ecole Superieure Multinationale de Telecommunications” (ESMT) of Dakar.   The participants were divided in 9 working groups and developed 9 Android application projects   At the closing ceremony, 4 among the 9 projects developed by the participants were awarded a prize from OIF and all the 46 trainees received a participation certificate.   For more information please see        
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AVOIR

Thursday, 15 November 2012 15:24
African Virtual Open Initiatives and Resources project is an effort to unify software developers, educational specialists and others in Africa to build capacity to produce educational software while at the same time building software design, development, and support capacity in the higher education sector.      
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USAID/DFI Senegal

Thursday, 15 November 2012 08:24
    DFI/Senegal launched on March 4, 2003, is the pilot program under the Digital Freedom Initiative. DFI/Senegal has a transparent process of selection of beneficiary businesses and private sector organizations. Proposals are evaluated and chosen for the quality of the proposal and the potential development impact of engaging DFI efforts.In 2004, 40 volunteers from the U.S., Canada, and Senegal contributed over 2000 person days, directly benefiting more than 100 private entities. The program’s 2004 activities are summarized below, followed by a few of the program’s success stories and lessons learned.  
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E-Riders Senegal

Thursday, 15 November 2012 07:56
    OSIWA told to Bokk Jang the E-Riders Senegal project to mentor a group of young Senegalese to make it free software developers and providers of ICT services by the organizations of the civil society. For more information please visit this website www.xamxam-africa.org      
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