BudgIT – a civic organization that applies technology to intersect citizen engagement with institutional improvement, to facilitate societal change in collaboration with the Open Alliance is having a hackathon at CoLab tommorrow. The aim of the hackathon is to get young brilliant minds (individuals or teams) to create a tool that can aid the government, citizens and civil society bond.
The tool is to be built around Open Data/Open Government concepts that can be used to achieve transparency goals. Here’s an example built at a past hackathon.
If you’re in Kaduna, you should definitely make plans to come through, with your ideas, design and coding skills, and who knows? You just might build something that’ll change the world. The event starts at 10am, and CoLab is located at Number 4, Barnawa Close, Off Gongola road, Barnawa, Kaduna. You’ll find it on Google maps here.