WeThinkCode_ was established in 2015 and launched its inaugural cohort in 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. It has since grown, extending its footprint to Cape Town (2018) and Durban (2021), and is now delivering its proven curriculum at public technical vocational education and training (TVET) colleges in South Africa.

WeThinkCode_ is a registered non-profit company (NPC) and public benefit organisation (PBO) whose business model works across the youth development value chain to, recruit youth with a high aptitude to code, train them rigorously over 16 months and place them into jobs as software developers within South Africa’s most reputable and innovative businesses.

WeThinkCode_s purpose is to shift Africa from consumption to the creation of tech.



Of students enrolled in the academy complete the training and graduate


Of internships convert to permanent and extended work offers

Students graduated since 2018


Average job placement rate post graduation


Of WeThinkCode_ students come from extreme low-income households earning less than ZAR 75 000 per annum


Of WeThinkCode_ students come from low-income households earning less than ZAR 350 000 per annum


Women currently enrolled in the active cohort

Delivering training across 5 campuses including Ekurhuleni West College and Central Johannesburg College


Meet the team of talented individuals that drive the success of WeThinkCode_.