Kora Hack'23

This is a hackathon organized by GDGOwerri in partnership with Korapay, where the participants are to consume the Korapay API within the announced period

Feb 7, 2023, 8:24 AM – Mar 30, 2023, 3:00 PM


Key Themes

Career DevelopmentWebWomen Techmakers

About this event

About the Hackathon:

Build a strong community of engineers who are eager and ready to tinker with Kora APIs on others to build revolutionary products for African businesses.

The hackathon also serves as a safe space for coders to share ideas & knowledge, stay up to date with tech trends and improve on necessary skills needed to solve real-life tech-related problems.

Aim of the Hackathon:  

  • To drive collaboration amongst engineers across different functions.
  • To foster idea generation, inspire and develop quick innovative solutions to real problems.

Who Can Participate:

Junior, intermediate developers, and tech enthusiasts. 


Hackathon Prizes:

  • Winner: #150,000
  • 1st runner up: #100,000
  • 2nd runner up: #50,000

Day 1 -  March 19th, 2023 | Kickoff and Ideation : Introduction and kick-off event to get participants excited and informed about the hackathon.

Ideation session where participants connect, create teams and brainstorm ideas and form teams.

Participants Team registration via Google Sheet

Day 2 - Day 5 March 20th, 2023 | Design and Planning :  Teams finalize their ideas and begin designing the solution.

Teams begin planning out their approach, setting milestones and identifying what resources they'll need.

Participants Team registration via Google Sheet

Teams start coding their solution.

Day 6 - March 24th, 2023 | Development Proper : Teams start coding their solution.

Teams continue coding and working on their solution.

Participants Team registration via Google Sheet

Day 7 - March 25th, 2023 | Development and Testing : Teams continue coding and start testing their solution.

Teams continue testing and refining their solution.

Day 8 - Day 10 March 26th, 2023 | Finishing touches and Submission : Teams wrap up development and testing.

Final testing and quality assurance checks.

Submit project before deadline

Day 11 - March 29th, 2023 | Presentation and Judging Teams prepare their final presentation.

Teams present their solutions to judges and answer questions.

Day 12 - March 30th, 2023 | Award and Closing Ceremony Judges deliberate and choose the winners.

Award ceremony and closing event to celebrate the hackathon and its participants.


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  • Gospel Chinyereugo

    ALAT by Wema

    GDG Lead Organizer

  • Amadikwa Joy N


    GDG Organizer

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Featured Attendees

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  • Emmanuel Ndema

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  • Ayomitan Ajayi


  • Christian Augustine


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  • Chimnecherem Sylvia.N. Adimike