Join the moja global family

Welcome to the moja global family! Thank you for taking the first step in connecting with us. We at moja global believe in healthy collaboration and invite you to join hands.

moja global Slack

moja global Slack provides a platform for contributors to communicate, discuss ideas and ask questions. It acts as the primary communication tool used under moja global. The moja global slack is also bound bu our Code Of Conduct. Make sure you follow the guidelines before posting. We encourage you to be active participants to make moja global a responsive open source organisation.

In order to receive an invite for the moja global Slack workspace, please email info@moja.global with a description of the project areas you are interested in. After evaluation from the mentors, you will receive a slack workspace invite. Please be patient since it may take time for maintainers to respond.

After joining the Slack Workspace, we encourage you to join project specific channels of your interest. You may also answer other contributors queries or guide contributors towards resources in case they are stuck.

Technical Steering Committee Meetings

The moja global team hosts a Technical Steering Committee Meeting on every 2nd Wednesday of the month. These meetings are a way for all the community members to connect, discuss progress and developments from a Technical viewpoint and engage in collaborative discussions for new/existing projects.

If you are new to the community and want to know more about moja global and meet the team, we highly encourage you to attend these meetings. Since the discussions here are not catered to a specific topic, this would be a good place to start and familiarize yourself with our community and work. Interestingly, if you have a new idea for a project or improvements to an exisiting one, please do join these meetings and share your thoughts with us!

We also recommend all interested GSoC and other student program apsirants to join these meetings to discuss or ask their queries for any project idea that they might have. The moja global team will be sure to hear you out and provide early feedback to steer you towards your goal!

The details for all the meetings are sent out on our Slack. Looking forward to seeing you in the next meeting!

Outreach and Student Programs

moja global participates in outreach and student programs regularly to welcome and provide students and under-represented communities an opportunity to work with moja global.

In the past, we’ve participated in programs like Google Summer Of Code, Google Season Of Docs , Linux Mentorship Programs and other funding and outreach programs.

Since we receive many applications through these programs, moja global encourages applicants to checkout the following guidelines to maximise chances of getting selected -

  • Start early - It is encouraged for applicants to start early in the process to get a better understanding of the codebase and suggest new ideas. Many of our GSOC alums had started contributing before the application period and had active engagement in the community.

  • Get in touch with us - We would love to hear your project ideas and see how they align with our current codebase. Just drop an email at info@moja.global and we will get back to you.

  • Make contributions - It is highly encouraged to make contributions to the existing repositories. Often the applicants selected are the ones who have made multiple contributions throughout the application period and have stayed consistent.

  • Review peer contributions - Along with making contributions, it is also encouraged to help out other community members and applicants by providing peer reviews. Code reviews also help to get a deeper understanding of the codebase.

  • Stay active on Slack - Being active and friendly on slack by answering queries asked by other new contributors is another quality that moja global values and can make your application stand out.

We wish you all the best in your journey!

Most of our outreach program Alums go on to act as maintainers for their projects and mentor other new contributors in their journey.

Due to limited slots while we can’t ensure selection for these programs, if you are passionate to work on the project we will definitely try to find an alternative source of funding.

moja global Outreach

moja global as an organisation is making efforts to manage Climate Change and act as a Change Maker in the environmental space. We would appreciate if you can spread the word for our initiative and invite more contributors on board to help us build more open source tools available for the world.

Here is how you may help our mission:

  • Star/Fork our projects on GitHub: Our GitHub Organization houses many Open source tools that are under active development. We encourage you to star/fork these repositories. You may also help us in their development.

  • Follow us on LinkedIn: Our LinkedIn page provides the latest updates about the use of our Software around the world. You may also connect with volunteers at our organisation to discuss and engage in collaborative spirit.

  • Follow us on Twitter: Our Twitter page also provides concise latest developments of the organisation.

If you have been contributing to moja global for sometime now, you may also:

  • Write a Blog: Blog about your experience working with moja global and the impact it has had on your skillset. This will be a great way to let other contributors know about the atmosphere here at moja global.

  • Organise meetups: Organise meetups to share your experience in open source by working with moja global and moja global’s mission.

We appreciate every little step to promote moja global and are extremely grateful for your efforts!