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Home of the Middle East’s Top Tech Talent

Since 2011, we have been propelling Palestine’s digital economy and future technology leaders to transcend borders through cutting edge peer-led education and true grit.

Our community of mentors, investors, and employer partners spans the globe. Watch this short video to learn more about how your skills can make a life changing impact.

Hire Talent

Hire a developer

We provide over 1,000 hours of intensive coding and professional skills training to create Palestine’s best junior developers. Our customer success team will assess your requirements and vet the best candidates for your needs.


Share your skills

We are a community-driven organization that values giving back and paying it forward. Join our international community of volunteer mentors consisting of top-tier engineers, marketers, designers, investors, and tech startup leaders.


In-kind partnerships

Does your company have in-kind services you can offer or other partnership ideas? Join leading global brands like Google, Amazon, Heroku, Slack, Hubspot, Salesforce, Upwork, Stripe, and more in supporting Palestine’s tech sector.


Support our mission

Gaza Sky Geeks is a program of Mercy Corps, a US–registered 501(c)3 and EU-registered charity. Your donation is likely eligible for matching through your employer and maybe tax-deductible if you reside in the USA or EU.


For Founders

Our incubation and acceleration programs help build successful startups and entrepreneurs that create sustainable value for customers and the community.

The flagship GeeXelerator program is for budding entrepreneurs who are passionate about a viable concept and ready to quickly get their prototypes off the ground, gain traction and begin pitching for seed investment.

For Freelancers

The Skylancer Academy upskills talented individuals across a variety of fields to succeed in entering the digital workforce.

The program will help build a solid foundation to start working as a freelancer immediately, teaching digital marketing fundamentals, how to navigate online market places as well as the professional skills that complement technical knowledge.

For Coders

The Code Academy provides intensive tech-education training, professional skills and job-readiness support for those looking to become professional coders and developers.

Open to any one who shows the commitment, motivation and potential to become a full-stack developer, irrespective of past experience and background.



Cumulative earnings reported by coding & freelancing alumni 12 months post-graduation


Female participation in Gaza Sky Geeks programs


Annual participants in meetups and community events


Proportion of freelancers we train who get at least one gig online