Africa's Talking Women in Tech Hackathon: PropTech Solutions

Apr 24, 5:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Join us at our open hackathon every last Wednesday of the month. Build with us, present feature requests, give feedback, or contribute to our open-source APIs and SDKs. THEME: PropTech Solution - Transforming Real Estate with Technology Get your ticket, let us exchange knowledge, and best practices, submit feature requests, and innovate. Tell a sister to tell a sister. #WomenInTech



About this event


Welcome to the PropTech Solution, where innovation meets real estate! Join us for an exhilarating hackathon dedicated to revolutionizing the property industry through cutting-edge technology. Whether you're a seasoned developer, a creative designer, a visionary entrepreneur, or a passionate problem-solver, this event is your chance to make a tangible impact on the future of real estate.

#BuildwithAT #WeloveNerds #WomenInTech

Why Attend

Throughout the event, participants will collaborate in teams to conceptualize, prototype, and pitch innovative solutions that address key challenges and opportunities within the property sector. From reimagining property transactions to optimizing building management, from enhancing the tenant experience to leveraging data analytics for smarter decision-making, the possibilities are endless.

Key Focus Areas

  • Smart Building Solutions
  • Digital Property Management
  • Virtual Property Tours
  • Blockchain in Real Estate
  • Data Analytics for Market Insights
  • Tenant Experience Enhancement
  • Property Finance and Investment Platforms

Target Attendees

  • Software Developers
  • Real Estate Professionals
  • Designers and UX/UI Specialists
  • Data Scientists and Analysts
  • Entrepreneurs and Innovators

All developers, from all fields, are welcome for the hackathon.

What to Expect as an Attendee

  • Cutting-Edge Tools and Technologies: Gain access to Africa's Talking APIs and SDKs, specifically designed to streamline implementation and ensure a seamless experience.
  • Mentorship and Guidance: Collaborate closely with seasoned experts from Africa's Talking, who will serve as mentors throughout the hackathon. Benefit from their guidance, insights, and support as we build together.
  • Expand Your Network: As a member of our community, you'll have the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals, potential collaborators, and industry professionals. Build valuable relationships that can propel your career or projects to new heights.
  • Exciting Rewards and Recognition: Get a chance to win cash prizes and earn recognition for your innovative solutions. Get to receive accolades for your contributions through our social media, potential collaborators and other platforms.
  • Qualify for the Marketplace Program: By participating in the hackathon, you become eligible to join our exclusive Marketplace Program. Unlock opportunities to further develop and monetize your solutions, making a lasting impact on Africa's economic growth and development.
  • Exposure to other women in tech opportunities.

Solution Criteria

  • Use of Africa's Talking APIs: How effectively the project utilizes one or more of the Africa's Talking APIs i.e. SMS, USSD, Airtime, Voice.
  • Innovation: The originality and creativity of the project idea and implementation.
  • User Experience: How well the project meets user needs and provides an intuitive and seamless experience.
  • Functionality: How well the project performs the intended functionality and handles errors and edge cases.
  • Presentation: The clarity and effectiveness of the project demonstration and pitch.

New to Africa's Talking? Get started here.

Developer Documentation (We welcome feedback)

THEME: PropTech Solutions

The winning solution will receive cash prizes as follows:

  • Winner - $100
  • 1st Runners Up - $50
  • 2nd Runners Up - $25

More exclusive prizes and giveaways to attendees.

Contribute to open-source.


1. Introductions

2. Overview

  • Technical hands-on session

3. Ideation

  • Form teams where need be.
  • Feedback

4. Building/hacking: Code in GitHub/GitLab/BitBucket and deploy in Docker/Automated CI/Travis CI/Bamboo

5. Demonstration and Wrap-up

  • Teams or individuals will demonstrate what they have hacked for feedback or adoption.

Note: Carry a laptop


  • Network
  • Innovate
  • Access to our Talent bench (You can get a job or a gig on the spot)

Submit your Idea:

  • Hackathon idea submission form

Join our community channels:

  • Join Africa's Talking Women In Tech Community here
  • Twitter (X): here

Africa's Talking powers communications solutions across Africa with simplified access to telco infrastructure, developers use our powerful SMS, USSD, Voice, Airtime and Data to bring their ideas to life, as they build and sustain scalable businesses.

Africa's Talking community allows developers to learn skills for the modern-day African Developer. We are language and framework agnostic. All developers are welcome. This is where Africa's Talking developers community meets to build, learn and exchange knowledge.

We are helping software developers and businesses to bring their ideas to life through easy-to-use APIs quickly.

Everyone is welcome!


  • We will provide transport to and from Jeevanjee Garden.
  • Note that Jeevanjee Garden Departure time is 7:45 AM (kindly be on time).


  • Loise Kimwe

    Africa's Talking

    Software Engineer | Global Women In Tech Community Lead

  • Sylvia Jebet Kipkemoi


    Developer Relations

  • Cynthia Moraa

    AT WIT Kenya Community Lead



Wednesday, April 24, 2024
5:30 AM – 4:30 PM UTC


Overview and Ideation
Hands-on Hackathon
Continue Building
Demonstration and Wrap-up


  • Cynthia Moraa

    AT WIT Kenya Community Lead

  • Joanita Nakityo

    AT WIT Uganda Community Lead