Impacting Lives by Teaching how to Code

Our program

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Over 70.5 million refugees in the world. Millions of vacant IT jobs due to digitalization. Two problems, one solution:
A Coding Academy for Refugees & Migrants
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Our purpose

We believe in promoting equal opportunities for diverse talents in the IT industry. We are a non-profit association and our program is fully funded and free of charge for the selected participants.

Our impact

90%

of our participants get an internship

60%

of participants find a job (ongoing estimation)

Participant

Are you a refugee or migrant eager to find your way into the IT industry?

Company

Are you an IT company looking for talented people no matter where they come from?

Job Coach

Do you want to support a refugee with becoming successfully integrated in the local IT labor market?

IT Trainer

Are you an IT professional who likes to share their knowledge with newcomers?

We offer the program in 2 countries

Switzerland

The next program in Switzerland will start in spring 2021. Applications are closed now.

Italy (Milan)

The program in Italy started in January 2021 in Milan.

News & Events


Career Day Powercoders Switzerland

The Career Day is the day when companies have the chance to discover our participants and select their top candidates to invite for an onsite or remote interview.


18th of May, 2021
Location: to be communicated soon.

A vacant IT job can be filled with a displaced person


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Success stories

Ali Alshweiki

"Do you like the mountains? Do you like to climb?” – “I do now.”"

Osman Mohammed

From Eritrea, 24 years old, now apprenticeship as computer scientist at Camptocamp.

Nour

From Syria, 22 years old, now apprenticeship in Mediamatics at SBB.

Gajendran Packiyanathan

From Sri Lanka, 38 years old, now Software Engineer at Migros Aare.

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