Precotech won the HULT PRIZE Competition at Makerere University. Their innovation aims at breaking barriers to employment through training the unskilled, but also, using a concept that is easy to comprehend, that is, Trash for Cash.

Precotech won the HULT PRIZE Competition at Makerere University. Their innovation aims at breaking barriers to employment through training the unskilled, but also, using a concept that is easy to comprehend, that is, Trash for Cash.
Silver Walugembe

Message from Campus Director


"The task ahead of young people in our century is to further innovations that boost livelihoods, as well as equally distribute wealth to communities. . More than ever, our generation is in dire need of innovations that address climate change, gender equity, equal health rights and a broad access to other social services. It's not everyday that you have an opportunity to change the world. This is your chance to show the world you are dedicated to impact. See you in New York!"


Silver Walugembe
walsil.sw@gmail.com

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EVENT DETAIL

Press conference

Time: 8:00 PM
Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Venue: MAKERERE UNIVERSITY GUEST HOUSE
Location: Makerere University
Kampala, Uganda, 256
Additional Info: Hult Prize at Makerere team to address Uganda about the HULT Prize.

THE HULT PRIZE INFO SESSION

Time: 4:00 AM
Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018
Venue: MAKERERE UNIVERSITY SENATE BUILDING
Location: Makerere University
Kampala, Uganda, 256
Additional Info: THEME: Winning the Heart of the Judge and the Audience: The Science of presentation. Mentors from Resilient African Network, METs Program, Total Uganda, and United Social Ventures.

THE HULT EXPO

Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Monday, November 5, 2018
Venue: MAKERERE UNIVERSITY FREEDOM SQUARE
Location: N/A
Additional Info: THIS SHALL BE A TWO WEEK BUSINESS AND SCIENCE EXHIBITION

THE HULT PRIZE ON-CAMPUS GRAND FINALE

Time: 4:00 PM
Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018
Venue: Main Hall, Senate Conference Hall and Mai building SCR Hall
Location: Makerere University
Kampala, Uganda, 256
Additional Info: Over 70 teams, 14 Judges, One winner, Uganda's First Lady and Minister for Education and sports as guest of honor.

HULT PRIZE AT BILLBOARD

1

Islamia University

587 teams registered

2

Daffodil International University

580 teams registered

3

Noakhali Science & Technology University

504 teams registered

4

Nirma University

492 teams registered

5

Khulna University Of Engineering & Technology (KUET)

417 teams registered

Judges

Arinaitwe Rugyendo
Arinaitwe Rugyendo
CO-FOUNDER & DIRECTOR, Red Pepper Uganda, chairman of the Uganda Premier Le
ARINAITWE RUGYENDO- Co-founder and Director of Marketing & Digital Media, The Pepper Publications Limited Ltd, publishers of www.redpepper.co.ug, a daily newspaper in Uganda. He is the Founder and CEO e2 Young Engineers Uganda, an educational enrichment programme, teaching practical skills in Science, Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) to children aged between 4 and 15 years. Rugyendo is also chairman of the Uganda Premier League, the elite football league in Uganda. Holds a Master of Science (Marketing) degree from the University of Salford Manchester U.K & Robert Kennedy College Zurich, Switzerland.
Jacob Eyeru
Jacob Eyeru
Engineer
Former Council Director at Makerere Debating Union Studied Mechanical engineering at Makerere University
Jimmy Moses Otim
Jimmy Moses Otim
Lead Trainer -21st Century Google Digital Skills Training for Africa-MUBs
Jimmy Moses Otim is currently lecturing in the Department of Marketing and International Business at Makerere University Business School. He is also a mentor at the MUBS-Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Incubation center. Jimmy currently has a portfolio of more than five (5) incubatee business startups under his mentorship. Jimmy has been part of the esteemed Jury (panel of judges) for The Ye! Community Uganda Entrepreneurship 2018 Award And most recently member of the jury for the SusTech4Africa Uganda competitions at the helm of the Belgian Week 2018 edition sponsored by the Belgium Embassy in Uganda at the Design Hub Industrial area.He is also Coordinator/lead Trainer for 21st Century Google Digital Skills Training for Africa-MUBS Chapter, as well as a founding member of The Bookshelf foundation. Jimmy holds two degrees in International Business: A master’s degree from Makerere University, Kampala and an undergraduate degree from Makerere University, Kampala.
Steven Katende
Steven Katende
Mr
Stephen Katende is a fellow with ‘Building Tomorrow’s Youth,’ a program that creates incubation centers in Uganda. He is an awardee of the Queens Young Leaders Award 2018.
Mathias Ssemanda
Mathias Ssemanda
CEO QwertCo
Co-founder, QwertCo, a Digital Marketing agency that works with major brands in Uganda such as Africell Uganda and Makerere University.visit www.ssemanda.com for more information about Mr. Mathias Ssemanda
Pius Enywaru
Pius Enywaru
CEO, Fast Lane Media
Communications Person and Social Media Mastermind at Policy Organisation
Sarah Kobusingye Biryomumaisho
Sarah Kobusingye Biryomumaisho
Ms
Sarah Biryomumaisho is a Ugandan practicing Journalist, voice over artist, social media manager/Influencer and Blogger https://wordpress.com/posts/sarahbiryomumaisho.wordpress.com She has worked with 4 major Radio Stations as a senior News Editor, English News Anchor and presenter for the past 8 years. Her recent Broadcasting job was with Galaxy FM 100.2, until January 2018. Biryomumaisho is currently a Voice over artist, correspondent and News Editor at Hotshot Limited (a media and production house) in Kampala. She is passionate about writing. She is also a contributor and Managing Director Andariya Uganda. Facebook; Sarah Biryomumaisho Twitter; @Biryomumaishob LinkedIn; Sarah Biryomumaisho Blog; Sarahbiryomumaisho.wordpress.com
Doreen Nyanjura
Doreen Nyanjura
Honorable Councilor
Makerere University Woman Councilor and social entrepreneur
RehmaRemmie Kirunda Namutangula Karaare
RehmaRemmie Kirunda Namutangula Karaare
Focal Person- MUBs Entrepreneurship Innovation and Incubation Centre
Focal Person at the Makerere University Business School: Entrepreneurship Innovation and Incubation Centre
Rogers Kagoda
Rogers Kagoda
Founder Adiloits
KAGODA ROGERS Founder Adiloits, a business design firm combing Data,Design and frugal innovation to redefine industries for startups,midsized and corporate companies in Africa. A business designer & strategist at Kafeero Foundation
Ronald Hakiza
Ronald Hakiza
CEO - Ugabus.com
Ronald Hakiza, co-founder and CEO at Ugabus.com. Ugabus.com is Uganda's pioneer travel aggregator company offering a web and mobile application to book any bus to travel anywhere within East Africa.
Simon Senyonga
Simon Senyonga
Founder, SIDAN Leadership Foundation
Lawyer and Works at Centre for Health, Human Rights and Development
Fred Mwebya
Ugaman
Social Media Strategist, Founder Tout Media Uganda.
Hamid Hakim Tenywa
Hamid Hakim Tenywa
President-Net Impact Uganda
President-Net Impact Uganda, National Program Coordinator,United Nations Global Compact Uganda, Co-founder & CEO,Centre for Uganda Corporate Sustainability, Country Representative,Global Goals World Cup, Country Ambassador,Opportunities Knock Your Door, Holds a Bachelor of Business Administration(Kampala International University), Bachelor of Arts in Ethics & Human Rights(Makerere University),Masters of Arts in Peace & Conflict Studies(Makerere University) He is also founder and President - Makerere University Ethics & Human Rights Association(MUEHRA)

Organizing Committee

In a few short years, the Hult Prize has become one of the most prestigious student competitions in existence today, offering teams unparalleled opportunities and resources. With the goal of educating and engaging students at its core, this truly international prize has created a platform to support the launch of social enterprises that are tackling seemingly intractable global challenges.

Esther Ankunda

Esther Ankunda

Judges Coordinator

ABDUH TWAIB MAGAMBO

ABDUH TWAIB MAGAMBO

Teams Registrar

PRIZE MARI

PRIZE MARI

Partners Coordinator

Gerald Oyeki

Gerald Oyeki

Mobilization Supervisor

Dorothy Kakai

Dorothy Kakai

Public Relations Official

Kasule Jonathan Kalule

Kasule Jonathan Kalule

Mentors Coordinator

Patrick Watum

Patrick Watum

Guild ICT Minister

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