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Zindi hosts the largest community of African data scientists, working to solve the world’s most pressing challenges using machine learning and AI. We connect data scientists with organisations, and provide a place to learn, hone your skills and find a job. We want to transform the African continent and showcase African data science talent to the world
Study, join discussions and hackathons
Start your journey or master skills on real world problems with our various study resources.
Practice, earn money and build your reputation
Join competitions for both prize money and knowledge. The higher you place, the more your reputation grows.
Find a job and grow your professional network
Our partners regularly post job opportunities. Find your next career opportunity today.
Current competitions
Helping India
Wadhwani AI Bollworm Counting Challenge
Can you improve a pest control app by counting the number of bollworm moths per image?
€15 000 EUR
9 days to go
Zindi New User Engagement Prediction Challenge
Can you predict if a new user will be active for 2 months in a row?
$5 000 USD
3 months to go
Helping South Africa
Absa Customer Income Prediction Challenge
Can you predict a customer’s income based on their transaction history?
$5 000 USD
Starts in 2 months
Helping Rwanda
NASA Harvest Field Boundary Detection Challenge
Can you detect field boundaries for Rwandan smallholder farmers in a satellite image dataset?
$5 000 USD
3 months to go
Helping South Africa
Absa Corporate Client Activity Forecasting Challenge
Can you forecast if a corporate banking client will be active in the following week?
$5 000 USD
1 day to go
Helping Africa
Zindi Design Your Profile Challenge
Can you conceptualise and design the perfect Zindi user profile?
$2 000 USD
~1 month to go
Helping Africa
Financial Inclusion in Africa
Can you predict who in Africa is most likely to have a bank account?
Knowledge
Active
Helping Africa
Inclusion Financière en Afrique
Pouvez-vous prédire qui en Afrique est le plus susceptible d’avoir un compte bancaire?
Connaissances
Active
Helping Africa
Spot the Mask Challenge
Can you predict whether a person in an image is wearing a face mask? #masks4all
Knowledge
Active
Helping Africa
To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate: It’s not a Question
Analysing social media sentiment towards vaccines
Knowledge
Active
Helping Africa
Urban Air Pollution Challenge
Can you predict air quality in cities around the world using satellite data?
Knowledge
Active
Helping Africa
COVID-19 Tweet Classification Challenge
Can you identify tweets about coronavirus without using keywords?
Knowledge
Active
Helping Kenya
Turtle Rescue Forecast Challenge
Can you forecast the number of turtles rescued per site per week in Kenya?
Knowledge
Active
Road Segment Identification
Can you identify which images have a segment of a road in them or not?
Knowledge
Active
Helping Kenya
Local Ocean Conservation Sea Turtle Face Detection
Create a model that detects the bounding box around a sea turtle’s face
Knowledge
Active
Helping Tanzania
Swahili News Classification
Can you create a classification algorithm to identify Swahili news articles by category?
Knowledge
Active
Helping South Africa
South African COVID-19 Vulnerability Map
Can we infer important COVID-19 public health risk factors from outdated data?
Knowledge
Active
Helping Tanzania
Tanzania Tourism Prediction
Can you use tourism survey data and ML to predict how much money a tourist will spend when visiting Tanzania?
Knowledge
Active
Helping Nigeria
Insurance Prediction Challenge
A learning competition designed for DSN Bootcamp 2019
Knowledge
Active
Helping Tunisia
Bill Classification in Tunisia Challenge
Use computer vision to classify receipts in Tunisa
Knowledge
Active
Join our community of bright minds
There are more than 40 000 people in our community from novices to experts. Get noticed by companies through participating in competitions.
Stories from our community
I am currently working with Qhala and Mtoto News to put winning Zindi solutions into production, and building a chatbot that incorporates those models. I’m developing a great love for natural language processing (NLP).
Lawrence Moruye
Data scientist intern at Qhala, #12 on Zindi
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