The MTN Startup Program 2019

Applications to the long-awaited MTN Startup Program are now open to interested applicants living in Uganda. MTN Startup Program Along with the MTN Open API Challenge, MTN launched a Startup Program to support Early stage startups into growth as they journey to become successful startups. The MTN Startup Program is in most of the cases

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The 4040 Internship Program 2019 (For Young Volunteers in Uganda)

Applications for the annual 4040 Internship Program are now open. Sign up now and help make a difference in the community. 40 Days Over 40 Smiles Foundation (4040) is a Kampala based independent, youth-led, charity organization committed to helping vulnerable children and communities to access quality, all-round education support and entrepreneurial training aimed at self-sustainability. The 4040 Internship Program

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The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting 2019

The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognizes journalism that uncovers business bribery or related financial crime with the goal of increasing commercial transparency. TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting TRACE is a globally recognized anti-bribery business organization and leading provider of cost-effective third-party risk management solutions. Members and clients include hundreds of multinational companies headquartered worldwide. TRACE

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The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019

The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019 is a worldwide search for early-stage technology-enabled solutions and services that can enable economic development and/or benefit society and/or the environment. Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of our work, we seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem

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The United Cohort of Social Ventures 2019

Applications for the United Cohort of Social Ventures 2019 are now open! United Social Ventures started from an exchange of Ugandan students to Oxford University in 2012, and this exchange continued through annual awards. United Cohort of Social Ventures The United Cohort of Social Ventures helps incubate student projects to maximize their social impact and financial

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Understanding Depression Among Young People

For a lot of people, these symptoms are recognizable, you feel down. Depressive periods are normal, particularly when a person faces tough personal issues, unemployment or relationship problems. However, if the depression continues for several weeks it may be a sign of a more prolonged and serious illness. With an estimated 8.3 million youth in Uganda experiencing severe unemployment

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The Andela Volunteer Facilitator Network – Cycle 2

Applications for the Andela Volunteer Facilitator Network – Cycle 2 are now open! Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech

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The Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award 2019 by Swiss Re Foundation

The Swiss Re Foundation Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award recognizes entrepreneurial initiatives that take innovative approaches to build resilient societies and realizing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. While resilience is the core theme of this annual programme, its specific focus changes from year to year. Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award The Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award 2019

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