AI IN AFRICA NATIONAL 2019 FINALS

Our mission drives us to inspire a new generation of changemakers and give them the means they need to shape the future of Africa.

Our 2019 National Final took place from 5-7th December 2019, with 36 girls from Mitchells Plain, Khayelitsha, Umlazi, Tembisa, Soweto and Mamelodi.

With sincere gratitude to our volunteers, partners, sponsors and well- wishers, who have made the journey that much better and the impact more meaningful.

WE IGNITE YOUNG SUPER CITIZENS* TO DESIGN THE AFRICA OF TOMORROW.

*if you have BIG love for Africa and always push to better yourself and others, you’re a super citizen.

WINNERS SOLUTIONS

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ANONYMOUS COMMUNITY

The Solution

GBV prototype App called Anonymous Community to provide assistance and help to victims of abuse. Multi-language chatbot, emotional support through interpretation of emotional state using sentiment analysis   and a  panic button emergency services.

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WORLD WIDE GREEN

The Solution

A Climate Change prototype app called World Wide Green. It aims to use satellite feeds and leverages  predictive temperature modelling to monitor and report on the levels of green house gases caused by human activity within specific areas. It then provides education and information on how to switch to more environmentally friendly behaviour to the people living in those areas.

WINNING PRIZES

BURSARIES

Champion

GREENSIDE DESIGN CENTER

BA degree in Multimedia Design

  • Thandeka Msimanga, Zitikeni Secondary, Tembisa
  • Samkelisiwe Maphumulo, Swelihle High, Umlazi

ADAPT IT

Technology degree

  • Amukelani Khosa, Zitikeni Secondary, Tembisa

STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY

Nominated for BSc Computer Science in 2021

  • Happy Sekele, Stanza Bopape Secondary, Mamelodi
  • Mpho Mosehla, Stanza Bopape Secondary, Mamelodi

PRIZES

All the girls were presented with cellphones from MTN.

The Winning team members won laptops sponsored by Fliptin

The Runners Up won a Photoshop course sponsored by Academic Institute of Excellence and Greenside Design Center

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