Makerere University School of Public Health ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) is excited to share about the launch of the 2016 National Technovation Challenge-Tuesday, February 9, 2016.

The Technovation Challenge gives an opportunity to young ladies to develop solutions to address communities’ most pressing challenges. These ideas/innovations are solicited from different disciplines ranging from Health, Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, Education and ICT among others. All ideas are welcome!

We encourage girls to work in teams of 3-5 to develop their ideas/projects. There is also an opportunity for Trainers who will be directly working with these girls to take them through the 12 weeks course.  Coaches who in most cases are teachers at the Schools or faculty and Mentors who act as role models to the girls, motivate them to further develop their projects/ideas throughout the process.

This challenge is designed to engage students directly in coding, business plan development, and pitching among others. It will also help the students build on their skills, Curriculum Vitae etc. Additionally, it will enhance their exposure as they work with participants from other schools and disciplines.

Registration started Tuesday February 9, 2016 and we will be kept open.  Updates will be on a weekly basis for the 12 weeks course in order to keep all informed.

For Secondary Schools, please note that the Global challenge registration is still open and you are encouraged to register for it so as to globally compete with other High Schools.

For details about this challenge, contact Sheila Agaba at or visit,   Facebook-Technovationug and Twitter-@Technovationug

Please apply and also join us to share this opportunity far and wide!