About CoderDojoChi

CoderDojoChi is a volunteer not for profit that teaches web, game, and app development to youth ages 7 to 17.

Our mission is to create a fun, collaborative environment to explore STEM. Through challenging play, youth can build memorable experiences with mentors. All classes are 100% free to attend thanks to your generous donations.

Ali Karbassi founded CoderDojoChi in 2013. It has grown to more than 286 active mentors teaching over 1976 students. We host twice monthly workshops with dozens of youth, and reach hundreds of families across the Greater Chicago area.

CoderDojoChi is an 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization in the United States.

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We're looking for people who believe they can make a difference by exposing the youth to the world of coding.


Funding goes 100% towards equipment and food for youth, attendees, and mentors.