Safe Bangle to Curb Physical and Sexual Violence in Uganda

Makerere Incubation Hub (MIH) is laboring working on a safety technology innovation called the safe bangle, that is expected to curb sexual and physical violence after its accomplishment. The innovation has advancements like GPS, a micro camera, and micro audio recorder aimed at providing the location of a victim and evidence in court after stigmatization.

Mak Students Make Carbonized Briquettes from Waste

Six students are making carbonized briquettes from food peelings, corn cobs, saw dust and charcoal dust. The students from the Department of Environmental Management under Makerere University College of Agricultural and Environment studies formed their own organization that is doing this project.

Due to limited space within Makerere University, the students dealt with local people in Namuwongo and Makindye where the community offered them land.

Six Makerere Students Innovate Machine for Recycling Plastics

A group of six students from the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) at Makerere University known as the Up-Plastic Team have innovated a machine for recycling plastics and steel waste to produce low cost sustainable building units like pavers, blocks, and bricks through setting up a plastic reuse workspace at Makerere University.   

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