Joined Zindi over 3 years ago
Acalo
Data Scientist
Kampala, Uganda
Speaks: English, Luo

3288 points

Current rank #51
, best rank #47
To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate: It's not a Question by Deep Learning IndabaX Uganda
Analysing social media sentiment towards vaccines
Good for beginners
Classification
NLP
Health
$100 USD
Ended 30 days ago
ranked #2 out of #10
22 enrolled
Helping Uganda
Zindi New User Engagement Prediction Challenge
Can you predict if a new user will be active for 2 months in a row?
Intermediate
Prediction
$5 000 USD
2 months to go
ranked #90 out of #342
652 enrolled
Wadhwani AI Bollworm Classification Challenge by #ZindiWeekendz
Can you improve a pest control app by classifying if an image contains a bollworm moth or not?
Good for beginners
Classification
Computer Vision
Agriculture
$300 USD
Ended ~2 months ago
ranked #25 out of #39
88 enrolled
Helping India
AgriFieldNet India Challenge
Can you detect crop types in a class-imbalanced satellite image dataset?
Advanced
Classification
Agriculture
$10 000 USD
Ended ~1 month ago
ranked #78 out of #179
629 enrolled
Helping India
Credrails Banking Transaction Categoriser Challenge by #ZindiWeekendz
Can you correctly categorise banking transactions for the Credrails API?
Intermediate
Classification
Financial Services
$300 USD
Ended 3 months ago
ranked #52 out of #70
137 enrolled
Helping Kenya
Layer.ai Air Quality Prediction Challenge
Can you use Sentinel 5P data to predict air quality in Kampala for AirQo?
Good for beginners
Prediction
Safety
$3 000 USD
Ended 2 months ago
ranked #112 out of #258
662 enrolled
Helping Uganda
Landslide Prevention and Innovation Challenge
Can you identify if a landslide occurred or not?
Good for beginners
Classification
Safety
3 000 Zindi Points
Ended 2 months ago
ranked #87 out of #172
469 enrolled
Helping Hong Kong
Layer.ai Air Quality Prediction Challenge by #ZindiWeekendz
Can you use Sentinel 5P data to predict air quality in Kampala for AirQo?
Good for beginners
Safety
$300 USD
Ended 5 months ago
ranked #51 out of #85
153 enrolled
Helping Uganda
Trailblazers Open to All Qualification Challenge
Build a model and complete your Zindi profile to qualify as a Trailblazer
Good for beginners
Prediction
Safety
1 000 Zindi Points
Ended 2 months ago
ranked #24 out of #53
147 enrolled
Helping Africa
Alvin Smart Money Management Classification Challenge
Can you classify purchases recorded on Alvin into different categories?
Advanced
Classification
Financial Services
$3 000 USD
Ended 4 months ago
ranked #146 out of #220
455 enrolled
Fossil Demand Forecasting Challenge
Can you forecast the watch units required by Fossil, four months into the future?
Advanced
Customer service
$5 000 USD
Ended 3 months ago
ranked #75 out of #201
958 enrolled
AI4D Africa’s Anglophone Research Lab Tanzania Tourism Classification Challenge
Can you use tourism survey data and ML to classify the range of expenditures a tourist spends in Tanzania?
Good for beginners
Classification
$1 000 USD
Ended 5 months ago
ranked #53 out of #180
468 enrolled
Helping Tanzania
Microsoft Rice Disease Classification Challenge
Can you identify disease in images of rice grown in Egypt?
Intermediate
Computer Vision
Classification
Agriculture
$3 000 USD
Ended 4 months ago
ranked #125 out of #261
833 enrolled
Helping Egypt
Makerere Fall Armyworm Crop Challenge
Can you determine if maize crops have been affected by the fall armyworm pest?
Good for beginners
Classification
Computer Vision
Agriculture
$1 000 USD
Ended 4 months ago
ranked #73 out of #156
666 enrolled
Helping Uganda
Google NLP Hack Series: Swahili Social Media Sentiment Analysis Challenge
Can you classify whether a tweet in Swahili is positive, negative, or neutral?
Good for beginners
Classification
Media
$1 000 USD
Ended 10 months ago
ranked #17 out of #40
63 enrolled
Helping East Africa
Trailblazers Qualification Challenge
Build a model and complete your Zindi profile to qualify as a Trailblazer
Good for beginners
Prediction
1 000 Zindi Points
Ended 7 months ago
ranked #43 out of #259
505 enrolled
Helping South Africa
Hulkshare Recommendation Algorithm Challenge
Can you predict if a song on a streaming platform is liked by looking at viewing patterns?
Advanced
$7 500
Ended 7 months ago
ranked #45 out of #70
486 enrolled
Task Mate Kenyan Sign Language Classification Challenge
Can you classify words in Kenyan Sign Language?
Intermediate
$5 000 USD
Ended 9 months ago
ranked #61 out of #177
514 enrolled
Task Mate Kenyan Sign Language Classification Hackathon by #ZindiWeekendz
Can you classify words in Kenyan Sign Language?
Intermediate
$300 USD
Ended ~1 year ago
ranked #39 out of #43
97 enrolled
Helping Kenya
Coral Classification Challenge
Can you classify types of coral?
Advanced
Classification
Conservation
$800
Ended ~1 year ago
ranked #5 out of #44
139 enrolled
Helping South Africa