I recently had the privilege of interviewing Mehul Jangir who is also a participant in GCI 2017 and has completed a few tasks with Fossasia. He has given me an insight into his experience with the Fossasia community and what he has learned so far in the GCI contest .
link to interview – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQlw8o0Kby4&t=1s
Fossasia – https://fossasia.org
Google code in – http://gci17.fossasia.org