Andela pays people in Africa to learn to code, then puts them to work for U.S. companies.The post This Company Is Paying Nigerians To Learn Computer Programming appeared first on WIRED.
The ultimate aim is to tap the vast pool of talent found in countries that aren’t exactly known as technology hubs, including not only Nigeria but other parts of Africa. “We know that brilliance is relatively evenly distributed across the human population,” says Andela co-founder Jeremy Johnson. “In terms of pure aptitude, there are genius level people across the world. But what there’s not is equal opportunity.”