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Ishango is the bridge between Africa’s top talent and global business.

Africa has never lacked talent, just opportunity.

We offer global companies the ability to access an untapped talent pool: African Data Scientists

Ishango is

What We Do

Ishango is an innovative social enterprise with a mission to create high-skill data science jobs in Africa and demonstrate the wealth of talent available on the continent.
We run an 8-week, fully-funded, data science fellowship providing talented graduates from Africa with the opportunity to develop the technical and professional skills required to compete in the global workforce.
Fellows gain real-world experience whilst working remotely on value-adding, data projects for global host organisations.

Employment rate of fellows after fellowship
2021 50%
2022 80%

2022 Fellowships

Ghana Fellowship

October - November - 2022
Apply now for our October – November 2022 Fellowship in Ghana! It is an 8-week residential programme. You will have the opportunity to work with major international companies on real projects that make an impact. Just fill out our application form below.
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Ghana Fellowship

March 2023
Coming Soon. Apply for our 2023 Fellowship in Ghana! It is an 8-week residential programme. You will have the opportunity to work with major international companies on real projects that make an impact.
COMING SOON

Fellowship Highlights

“Since our launch in 2021, we have run successful fellowship programmes in Rwanda in partnership with the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in November 2021 and in Ghana in July 2022.Ishango fellows (45% of them women) have delivered data science projects for international host companies from across Europe, the US and Australia in sectors including in financial services, agriculture, e-commerce and healthcare. Fellows’ work has resulted in tangible and actionable outcomes with some partner companies implementing their work into the production line and continuing to work with our fellows on longer-term projects.”

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Fellows

Want to become a data scientist and get real world experience? Our programs are fully funded and completely free!

We are always looking for the best graduates to join our fellowship programme.

Partners

Want to collaborate with Ishango? Help us train future Data Science Leaders in Africa.

We are looking for the best people and institutions to help create a thriving data science ecosystem.

Host Companies

Want to hire the best? Host a fellow that matches your needs.

Whatever your project we can connect you with data scientists.

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