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The Call for Code Global Challenge — created by David Clark Cause and supported by Founding Partner IBM and Charitable Partner United Nations Human Rights — invites developers and problem solvers around the world to build solutions that fight back against the most pressing issues of our time. Together with The Linux Foundation, top solutions are open sourced and deployed.


Innovators participated since Call for Code began in 2018

179 nations

Contributed to create 15,000+ apps for humanitarian issues

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Join the cutting-edge community building open source projects to fight back against the most pressing issues of our time. See your code deployed to help those in need. 

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Project OWL

See how this team went from winning Call for Code to deploying their mesh network technology in Puerto Rico.

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This team sought the experience of a firefighter and nurse to inform their health-monitoring system field-tested in Barcelona.

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