Tuyva Benibo is an 8-year-old Nigerian boy who made history in 2023 by winning the Outstanding Animation award at the International Kids Coding Competition (IKCC). He is the youngest person to ever win an award at the IKCC.
Tuyva’s journey to the IKCC began when he was just 5 years old. He was fascinated by technology and wanted to learn how to code. His parents enrolled him in a coding class, and he quickly excelled.
Tuyva began developing his own animations and games at a young age. He is passionate about using technology to solve real-world problems and to inspire other children to learn to code.
In 2023, Tuyva decided to enter the IKCC. He spent months working on his animation, which was titled “The Adventures of Tuyva.” The animation tells the story of Tuyva’s journey to the IKCC and his determination to succeed.
Tuyva’s animation was a hit with the judges. They praised his creativity, his technical skills, and his passion for coding. Tuyva was awarded the Outstanding Animation award, and he was hailed as a prodigy.
Tuyva’s victory at the IKCC is an inspiration to us all. It shows that anyone, regardless of age or background, can achieve their dreams. It also highlights the importance of STEM education and the need to encourage more children to pursue careers in technology.
Tuyva is a role model for young people everywhere. He is proof that it is possible to achieve great things if you follow your dreams and work hard. Tuyva is also a reminder that Nigeria is home to some of the brightest minds in the world.
Congratulations Tuyva on your amazing achievement! We are proud of you!