Welcome to the Home of the Geeks

Geekulcha is your tech growth one stop, building a culture of Geeks in Afica

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Igniting The African Geek Kulcha

With over 29 000 techies, this is a chance to connect with like-minded techies across Africa.

A platform to learn

There are many opportuinities to learn and acquire new skills for your developmental needs.

Share with your knowledge

Help the ecosystem grow by sharing and enlightening your acquired knowledge onto the community

Inspire The Future

A quest to help young school learners see what is possible and build up same energy and stamina on them.

What does Geekulcha really do?

Geekulcha exists to create and enable platforms for innovation and creativity through tech excitation at a contextualised and developmental approach.

Championing development of these groups:

Starting Them Young: Building excitation and enlightenment onto young minds from high school. Geekulcha guards tomorrow's Geek Culture.

Tertiary - Student Growth: Academic excellence through tech and innovation leadership on campus. The GKSS initiative also builds Tech and Innovation leadership capacity.

Young Professionals: Development onto one's career and getting exposed to opportuinities. The programmes expose techies to technologies and industry leaders.

Marginalised Communities: People from low-income, the elderly, women & girls, people living with disabilities, rural/remote areas and historical marginalised.

Geekulcha Goals of Development

The following are 6 goals that Geekulcha seeks to achieve in developing a future proof Geek Kulcha.

SUPPORT GOALS

Industry Exposure

An ultimate showcase of tech talent for work or collaborative opportuinities

An Inclusive Tech Culture

Leaving no one behind and creating conducive and enabling environment for all.

Capable Skills Force

Channeling skills development for the needs of civilization and a forecasted future.

Digital Emancitipation

Digital culture shift and achieving a state of activive and safer digital consumers.

Sustainable Development

An accelerated business value, enterprising mankind and creating better environment

More Producers Than Consumers

Africa must become a high-end creator of technologies for global consumption

Who we work with

Geekulcha has a global footprint and serve both local and international organisations


  • The Presidency
  • FCDO
  • CPSI
  • GIZ
  • DEDAT
  • IBM
  • UJ
  • RS South Africa
  • Telkom
  • Microsoft
  • HERE Technologies
  • Paystack


In Numbers

Composition of the Kulcha

Appland is completely creative, lightweight, clean & super responsive app landing page.


Community

Across Africa

29 0000+

Hackathons

Munching on code

374

Projects

Built at different programmes

489

Work Opportunities

Team members since 2013

127

Champions of the Kulcha

These are some of the minds who have helped guide Geekulcha or continue to be on the ground in making light work.

Original fan of the Geeks, Linda helped Geekulcha understand the landscape of the industry. Also played a role in getting Geekulcha involved in the creative industry.

Miss Linda Swart Lead: Innovation Harvesting, Standard Bank

A senior manager responsible for the Knowledge & Innovation Economy at Northern Cape DEDAT - Mr Grewan has provided light and access to reach even more marginalised communities in the Northern Cape

Mr Rodwyn Grewan Senior Manager, N. Cape DEDAT

Dr Mclean Sibanda always had an open door policy for Geeks. His passion for entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship has helped Geekulcha learn more about the ways of the industry.

Dr Mclean Sibanda MD, Bigen Global Limited

The Geekulcha Digital Fossil, Mr Steve Jump is fundamental at Geekulcha programmes especially through providing guidance in Information Security skills development.

Mr Steve Jump MD, Custodient Advisory Services

A lecturer of a kind - Miss Eva Mmamabolo is a perfect example of the Geekulcha mantra. Her will and drive to exposing students to different programmes in the industry has been very crucial.

Miss Eva Mmamabolo Lecturer, Sol Plaatje University

Geekulcha's counsin - Muzi is always with Geekulcha on the ground enlightening and imparting skills where it's needed the most. We also thank his organisation, the CPSI for the support.

Mr Muzi Ntombela CIO, the CPSI

Frequently Asked Questions

Although the organization is limited with resources, various ways are made to help local Geeks and industry be part of the Geekulcha platform including:

Community Member: Staying up to date with the shifts of the industry and opportuinities
Lead Geekulcha on Campus: Be part of the GKSS structures on campus
Provincial Champion: Represent Geekulcha at your own province
Mentor: Support local Geeks with their growth paths
Future GeekStar: School learners can become scholars through the VacWork programme

We have the Future GeekStars initiative which is used as a platform to monitor the progression of learners from high school to tertiary level and then to the job market so that the transition is made easy.

The main focus is on skills development and fostering entrepreneurship and innovation that will make them be active leaders of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry.

School learners may be registered for the holiday VacWork programme.

Geekulcha was primary created for university students and still has a key focus on them hence the organization leverages on academic partnerships to create and enable more opportuinities for students.

Students at universities can take part of these programmes:

Student Leadership on campus (GKSS)
Hackathons and Mapathons
Student VacWork Programme

In most cases, Geekulcha crew would be busy with other projects and as such, we owuld refer you to a developer in the community.

From time to time we host the programmes in the townships. Digital Literacy programmes or trainings are set fr rural and remote areas.