IMPACTING LIVES BY TEACHING DIGITAL SKILLS

Why Powercoders?

Switzerland will soon be short of almost 40,000 ICT specialists. At the same time, there is an increasing number of well-qualified, highly motivated refugees and migrants who are struggling to gain a foothold in the labor market.

There’s one solution for two problems:
Empowering refugees & migrants for an IT career.

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

    Ali Alshweiki, Modern Analytics Consultant at Evolusys, Alumnus Powercoders

    Vevey is now his home, Evolusys his employer, and Ali sums it all up with the words “I am at the happiest time in my life right now.”

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  • I got a second chance at life.

    Jamila Amini, DevOps Engineer at Swisscom, Alumna Powercoders

    She was forced to flee Afghanistan with her husband and daughter and our very first participant to secure a permanent employment.

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  • In India, many girls go for engineering studies.

    Shehani, SAP developer at UBS, Alumna Powercoders

    She started her full-time job as an SAP developer at UBS in April, directly after her internship ended.

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  • I want to learn more of this stuff!

    Abdelrahman Alallaqi, Junior Software Developer at Adobe, Alumnus Powercoders

    His breakthrough moment was when he was finally ready to be part of team meetings and handle his own projects.

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  • I applied to ALL the places in the Romandie where they have an IT department.

    Osman Mohammed, Apprentice in Computer Science at Camptocamp, Alumnus Powercoders

    He started his computer science studies back in his home country Eritrea because he had a dream: to become a Computer Scientist.

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The Integration Rate Of Our Participants

90%

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60%

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