Re-Invent Hackathon

Andela Kigali, Kigali
From May 10th 2019
To May 12th 2019
See the website


Every generation has the chance to make a difference, but the challenges we face today are more complex than ever before, leaving many unprepared to catch up with the pace of sustainable development, agriculture, nutrition and food security, access to finance, quality education, corruption, fake news and media literacy, e-services… to name a few.

Our society is defined by the people who live in it, and we in Garage48 and Compound55 believe in the attitude of “Getting Things Done”.

WE INVITE inspiring minds, designers (UI/UX, other visually creative doers), developers (front-end, back-end, mobile), marketers, project managers and forward-thinkers to join the Re-Invent hackathon on 10th-12th of May 2019 in Kigali, Rwanda.


It's a 48 hours long brainstorming marathon during which an idea will be transformed into a working prototype. It starts on Friday evening when all participants gather together and pitch ideas on stage (as many as we get!) - not every one of you have to have an idea tho, so don't worry about that!

After the pitching session, everyone can choose their favourite idea and join the team. All the work is monitored by our top-notch mentors from all relevant fields you might need a little push on - IT, design, marketing, business strategies etc.

After 48h, all teams will present their outcome on the stage and a WINNER is selected.


- This hackathon is mostly an experience of building a new (working) project in 48 hours!

- Meet and work with new interesting people whom you probably would not meet otherwise.

- Get support by experienced top-notch mentors & hard-working teammates.

- Get a chance to win amazing prizes and get noticed!

Who knows, maybe, you're going to be the next unicorn co-founder?


Ticket includes everything: participation, food and drinks, access to the venue 24h/day, help from international mentors and the organizing team, also some cool branded SWAG!

- We provide the coolest space with an inspiring atmosphere;

- Drinks and food for you to only focus on building the prototype;

- Branded T-shirts, some extra goodies from our lovely sponsors;

- Opportunity to change the world as we see it!

Just to bring it out again - this hackathon is meant for everyone - we do not discriminate by age, gender, nation or the ideas, as long as they all carry that spark of hope for a better tomorrow. Synergy & diversity are vital for innovation and growth!

Check the event homepage for more information on the mentors, venue and how to prepare for the hackathon!

Get your early-bird tix ( 7000Rwf ) until 20th April 2019:

Join the hackathon to make the world a better place!

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