Mak Students Design Bottle Bins


A group of students from College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) at Makerere University have designed garbage bins made from empty water bottles.

Under their Climate Change Association (MUCCA), the students from the department of environmental management displayed their invention at the launch of the annual Waste Awareness Week. This year’s awareness week runs from October 21 to October 25 under the theme “Innovative Waste Management to combat climate change and Pollution for a Sustainable green Campus through Reduce, Reuse and Recycle”.

Rural Communities to Get Wireless Network Coverage

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.