Second year students from the college of Computing and Information Science at Makerere University have invented the first garbage app called the “Yo- Waste App” to ease the disposal of garbage in Uganda.
Berna Namulyowa, a 23-year-old Engineering student at Makerere University has innovated a wireless Internet connection that is meant to increase on the network coverage in rural areas in a range of 2km. The project called Rural Connect uses Mikrotik devices to enable people monitor their businesses using wireless connections. It mainly targets the rural communities and her case study was Karamoja.
Two fourth year students from the College of Mechanical Engineering at Makerere University have invented a mechanical powered battery charging system that generates electricity from walking. For many years, electricity in Uganda has been generated from water, sun and wind.