Watoto Coding Hub
We expose children and young people from underserved communities
to modern tech skills to dramatically change the course of their lives.
As a Kenyan registered nonprofit, we untap the talents that
are still undiscovered due to the lack of access to technology.
We work in Kibera, a vast slum in Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, currently the largest unplanned settlement in
It’s unclear how many people live in Kibera but estimates range from 1 million to 1.5million people living in
just 2.25 square kilometres.
Residents live in cramped one-roomed homes made of mud and iron sheets. Water is collected in
jerry cans from water points around the slum.
Life is hard in Kibera but many face the challenges with strength. It is a lively place to
be. As you walk around you hear music blaring and people talking.
There are no public schools, hospitals or clinics in Kibera though there are many run by community members and
We have a dedicated team of Board members, instructors, friends, mentors and community members who volunteer their time and expertise to maximize Watoto Coding impact.
I was born and raised in Kibera slums, I am a modern tech educator and founder at Watoto Coding Hub, I have had the privilege of instilling a love for technology and digital literacy in students from diverse backgrounds and thought of giving back to my community in the same capacity. My commitment to
fostering a dynamic and inclusive learning environment has allowed me to inspire curiosity and creativity among learners
within underserved communities, encouraging them to explore
and gain exposure in the world of modern technology.
Costanza Casullo is from Italy and joined Watoto Coding as a volunteer in 2022.
She is a techie passionate about web design and game development and currently
helps Watoto Coding with social media, outreach, creating the website and curriculum development.