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Ensibuuko raises USD 8,020 on the Kiva platform

Ensibuuko, a startup that is working to increase farmer's access to saving opportunities leveraging mobile and web technologies has raised up-to USD 8,020 for it's first seven (7) modal farmers on the Kiva Platform in just 5 days.

#40Forward: Codesync Team Lead wins MTN Women Award

As we draw closer to the start of the Women Passion (WOPA) program under the #40Forward initiative, we continue to bring to you stories of Women who have made success in the field of Technology and Entrepreneurship.


Call for innovations - ICT and agricultural financial services / Plug and Play Day

With experiences from the first ever successful Plug & Play Day held at the ICT4Ag Conference in Kigali 2013, the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is proud to repeat the event at this years' International Conference on "Revolutionizing Finance for Agriculture" taking place in Nairobi, Kenya.


Female co-founder shares learnings and advice for startups

Karungi Terry, at Kola studios in Kampala, Uganda shares her experience as a female co-founder for a game development studio. Terry has experience working as an intern at Google Uganda. More to that, she is a previous Google-Zawadi scholar.


The Kids Computer Programming

If you think you might have a future programmer on your hands, it’s time to sign her/him up to the Kids Computer Programming organized by 

Launching The Women Passion program (WOPA) under the #40Forward initiative

This month, we are excited to launch the Women Passion program (WOPA), an experiential based learning program, supported by Google for Entrepreneurs under the #40Forward initiative, that seeks to train up-to 100 women in programming and entrepreneurship skills.

GBG Kampala Event for Accountants

On 31st January 2014, Google Business group Kampala held their first event this year at Outbox hub from 10am to 12pm.  The focus of the event was how Google apps can be used in accounting and finance.

Introduction to R and Data Visualisation

On Saturday 1st February, Outbox Research hosted the first R for Data Training and Visualisation training at Outbox from 10 am to 1pm.

The trainer Richard Ngamita, a data Analyst/Engineer and Developer at Refugees United, who has also worked with google Ireland, building tools to protect users from online abuse, covered the following in his presentation;



NTV Ideas Lab final showcase held at Outbox

On 21st January, Outbox hosted the final showcase for the participants in the NTV Ideas lab. Four teams which were undergoing incubation at Outbox; Kyalo App, Creative DNA, Lacel group and WEA group presented their first solutions and of those, one winner Creative DNA was chosen.


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