Campaign Proposal - æternity Ekiti - Ondo State

Developers Study Jæm - Ondo State


This workshop is organized, time-bound technique one aimed at gathering student developers from the various tech community (Developer Student Club, Facebook Developer Circle, Women In Tech, and lots more) in Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria with their variegated expertise in software development to learn, collaborate, code, and build awesome solutions using æternity technologies. Unlike regular workshops, æternity Ekiti helps in tutoring these developers æternity technologies and making them compete amidst themselves to develop remarkable solutions using æternity technologies.


  • Getting more æternity developers in Ondo State, Nigeria

  • Getting a working environment space for æternity developers

  • Creating æternity community for developers in Ondo State, Nigeria

  • Getting 30 developers for the workshop

  • Getting 5 top developers to compete in the Inter-State Hackathon

  • Understanding how to write Sophia

  • Understanding how to use aepp-cli

  • Learning how to connect Smart Contract with the web using JS SDK

  • Understanding how to use aepp-sdk-js

  • Understanding how to write State Channel code

  • Getting 6 teams of 5 developers to compete in the in house competition

  • Getting 3 - 5 teams of 3 developers to compete


Team Members

Philipp Piwowarsky

Fascinated by the vision, ideology, and technology of æternity, @piwo joined to be part of developing the future of blockchain. Having worked as a full-stack software engineer, his previous work included full-stack development and system administration in various functional and object-oriented languages. He currently works as a Blockchain Engineer, developing software. Besides, he manages the technical and logistical aspects of multiple projects within the organization, to provide new blockchain platforms on which others can easily integrate their products. Phillipp’s passion for self-sovereignty and the empowerment of individuals makes him a great fit for introducing more developers to Blockchain. He will be the online lead facilitator for Developer Study Jæm which will be communicating to both the onsite facilitators and learners on Telegram. He will be spending at least 4hrs per day on Telegram with both the facilitators and learners on the stipulated training days which will be Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Moritz Stellmacher

After school, @moritzfelipe joined two friends to help them grow their backyard magazine into a national marketing and event agency as creative director (proud 2009 - 2014). In 2014 he co-founded abend, a tech company with the mission to democratize marketing. Where he first developed the product and then served as the CEO of abend to over 3000 clients. While building abend he started investing in and advocating Bitcoin (Why bitcoin should replace the like button, 2015). Since 2017 he fully focuses on the mass adoption of blockchain technology, as the CEO of dacade, a peer-to-peer education system. He will be the online co-lead facilitator for Developer Study Jæm which will also be communicating to both the onsite facilitators and learners on Telegram. He will be spending at least 3hrs per day on Telegram with both the facilitators and learners on the stipulated training days which will be Tuesdays and Thursdays and will be explaining dacade to the developers on the first day of the Jæm.

Stephen Sunday

@Steviekusu has a background in computer science, he is KusuConsult CEO and a business developer! He has been a blockchain promoter with Bitnation, Skycoin, 214 Alpha, Evado and currently he is the æternity’s lead æmbassador in West Africa. He will be the promoter for Developer Study Jæm where he will be in charge of the online publicity for the Developer Study Jæm.

Emmanuel Joseph

@emmanueljet is a software and blockchain developer at Pæy. He is the æternity ambassador for Ekiti State, Nigeria. He was the first Nigerian to finish æternity development 101 course on dacade and he with his team won the best æpp at Ekiti Hackathon 2019 with his startup idea Pæy. He will be the onsite lead facilitator for Developer Study Jæm.

Jesulonimi Akingbesote

@jesulonimi is a mobile solutions expert and a blockchain developer at kwikjobs, he has at least proficient skills in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, java, python. He also has experience using Sophia and Solidity for writing a smart contract which he and his team won the first runner up at Ekiti Hackathon 2019. He will be the onsite co-lead facilitator for Developer Study Jæm.


Minimum Viable Products

  • Having 10-15 æternity based project
  • Preparing a working environment for æternity developers
  • Create developers meetups and events
  • Using promotional materials to promote æternity technologies on social media and physically
  • Using videos to promote æternity on Youtube
  • Writing about each success on Medium, æternity Forum and so on
  • Following up the trained developers and getting them prepared to train others


General - 17 Weeks

S/N Item Time
1 Workshop 12 Weeks
2 Competition 1 Week
3 Hackathon Publicity 2 Weeks
4 Hackathon Preparation 1 Week
5 Hackathon 1 Week


  1. Workshop(12 Weeks)
    1. Workshop publicity(1 week)
    2. Introducing æternity with its technology(1 week)
    3. Understanding how to write Sophia(2 weeks)
    4. Understanding how to use aepp-cli(2 weeks)
    5. Learning how to connect Smart Contract with the web(1 week)
    6. Understanding how to use aepp-sdk-js(2 weeks)
    7. Understanding how to write state channel(2 weeks)
    8. Competition Preparation(1 week)
  2. Competition(1 week)
  3. Developers Study Jæm Publicity(1 week)
  4. Hackathon Publicity(1 week)
  5. Hackathon Preparation(1 week)
  6. Hackathon(1 week)


Total: $2,950


  1. Publicity - $150
  2. Workshop
    1. Hotel - $400
    2. Transport - $100
    3. Internet - $150
    4. Light - $250
    5. Instrument - $150
    6. Refreshment - $300
  3. Competition - $250
  4. Logistics & Planning - $200
  5. Hackathon - $500
  6. Bounty For Team Members - $500

Assessment/Metrics of Success

  • Promoting æternity technology
  • Growing the use of æternity technologies in Ondo State, Nigeria
  • Having a minimum of 30 developers to finish æternity Development 101 course on dacade
  • Having a minimum of 8 æpps developed during the competition
  • Having a minimum of 5 æpps developed during the inter-state Hackathon



The proposed venue for this Study Jæm is Block of Classroom, FUTA Rd, Ondo State, Nigeria and can be found on Google Map.


  • This is the part 2 series of the Study Jæm, find the part 1 series at Campaign Proposal - æternity Ekiti - Ekiti State
  • A tech hub at Ondo State named PREMIER HUB INNOVATION CENTER can also be used for the workshop which will cost an additional $3,800 for space for a 2days in a week training or $1900 for a day in a week training at their training room which will remove the Internet and Light expenses in the above budget
  • At the end of both Study Jæm we will have a minimum of 60 æternity developers in Nigeria that finish the æternity development 101 course on dacade and a minimum of 20 æpps developed on æternity blockchain technologies

Hello. Would you be ready to present this today, Thurs at 3PM CEST? Or do you need more time? Campaign reviews are on Mondays 10AM CEST and Thurs 3PM CEST. Let me know what schedule works for you.

Yes, I am ready to present.


Hi, Emmanuel.

  1. Please specify the venue/location.
  2. Can you please make the schedule clearer (Week 1 - Week 4 for example, up to Week 17).
  3. Clarify that its 60 developers total.
  4. You are presenting two different campaigns–and it will be treated as two separate ones on Monday’s campaign review at 10AM CEST.
  5. Please make sure you have stable internet connection for the call.
    Thanks and talk to you on Monday.
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