Code for Good Sri Lanka is an initiative of Internews Network implemented in partnership with International Alert, and with the support of SLASSCOM, Facebook internet.org, Google Business Groups and the Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd. Individual consultants are also contributing their time and experience to make the event a success. They include: Fayaz Hudah and Eranda Ginige.
The goals of Code for Good Sri Lanka include:
- Giving web and mobile developers and tech entrepreneurs an opportunity to create solutions that have a social impact.
- Fostering (social) startups to form around products and services that result in social impact, and providing the necessary mentoring, acceleration and incubation
- Promoting broad awareness of civil society organisations and government agencies about the role and potential of ICTs to help solve social challenges
- Increasing interactions and building longer-term networks between the ICT community and civil society, progressive government agencies and entrepreneurs.
We invite you to get involved!