Yarl IT Hub is a non-profit organization that has established an annual hackathon and a coding school in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Their hackathon was recently held for the eighth time. It has created more than 150 jobs through the 18 start ups run by alumni of Yarl Geek Challenge. And the coding school has the remarkable record of placing 95 percent of its graduates in jobs. On average, the graduates achieve an 800 percent increase in pay over the job they had prior to enrolling in the school. Past sponsors of the group include: Dialog, 99x Technologies, hSenid Mobile, WSO2, Edotco, and EAI Technologies. You can learn more about Yarl IT Hub at http://www.yarlithub.org/