Indonesian domestic workers are picking up coding skills on their days off

Tech 19-4-2017 Mashable 23

Indonesia's foreign domestic workers have a way to pick up coding skills, thanks to new courses being organised in the cities they work in.

The two-month-long coding course, is being run by the Indonesian government's Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf), and is similar to one it's already started running back home for stay-at-home mothers, called "Coding Mum."

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Around two million Indonesians are overseas as domestic workers around the world. Roughly 125,000 Indonesians are employed as domestic workers in Singapore, and 151,000 in Hong Kong. Read more...

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