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The Praekelt.org team is a globally distributed group of software developers, content creators, digital strategists, service designers, UX experts and programme managers spread over ten cities and three continents. We apply our diverse backgrounds and skills to build services and technologies we believe have a chance of changing the world.


Diversity makes us stronger


Praekelt.org is a committed to creating a fully inclusive and diverse environment that embraces difference, cultivates inclusivity and is committed to people feeling like they belong within all teams in the organisation. We actively encourage applicants of all races, ethnicities, religions, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and abilities.Praekelt.org is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin or disability.

Open positions

Academic Lead


Freelance/ Full time

The African Developers Academy (ADA) - a registered non-profit organisation - is passionate about tech-inclusion and believes that through training, mentoring and funding young women to become software developers, we can have a real impact in shaping the future of technology. 2019 is ADA’s inaugural year and we’re looking for a strong, visionary Academic Lead to work with us to set-up and lead the academics of the programme. The initial cohort will be small (less than 40 students) and will require hands-on attention. Read more here.


Want to get paid to use your skills to change the world?

We are currently looking for interns to work with our teams this June and July.  We're especially interested in hiring interns for:

  • Engineering and Site Reliability Engineering (Comp Science or similar degrees) - Cape Town

  • Service Design and Content (Information Design or similar) - CT / JHB based

Read what our past interns had to say. Send your cover letter and cv to careers@praekelt.org.