What we're about
African Ruby Community, ARC is an organization that was started in 2010. The community currently has over reach of over 5,000 members spread across East Africa, made of developers (Engineers), entrepreneurs, designers and freelancers. In terms of development and demonstrations the community focuses on ruby technologies and frameworks, which are all open source and widely used by startups to prototype and carry out proof of concept with a go to market strategy.
The community hosts weekly and monthly meetups in different cities in East Africa. The community brings you Ruby Conference every year with different themes to fill the gap that exist between school and industry and in return helps spur innovation and growth in contribution to global economy.
ARC brings entrepreneurs, developers, Designers, open source contributors. Why? We believe in a holistic approach through, entrepreneurship “Solution approach” and open source we can solve so many problems. This in return empowers everyone who attends with technology “tool” and entrepreneurship “Methodology” to reach their fullest potential and inspire the rest of the world and their communities.