Uchenna Okafor thank you so much for your comment. We don't have specific provisions in our program to account for those with disabilities. You are correct that disabled people are equally as capable in becoming software engineers but it isn't something that we have yet encountered in our programs. We are currently working with psychologists and educators to better design our programs to include those with learning disabilities and hopefully we will be able to provide our training to those that are blind or deaf in the future!
Jenna Hornsby thank you so much for your comment! We agree completely! This is something that we are currently exploring to see how we could facilitate these types of opportunities. It would be great if we could facilitate apprenticeships or internships with a stipend for our graduates which gives them work experience and also an opportunity to support Syrian CSOs. Stayed posted!
Mabel Pr thank you so much for your comment. There is definitely value in providing high-quality English language classes but how our programs are currently run now - our students have to know English before participating. That being said, we would love to be able to provide English lessons so that we can expand the pool of eligible participants but our current organizational capacity would not be able to support it. In the future, I think this would be a great collaboration!