Author Archives: earilab

  • Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG) Challenge » Call for Innovations

    Posted on August 14, 2017 by earilab in Outreach.

    Dear All,   Greetings from Makerere University School of Public Health ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) www.ranlab.org.    In partnership with UN WOMEN, ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) is implementing a project on equipping communities in Northern Uganda (Gulu and Kitgum Districts) and partners with skills directed towards the use of innovative approaches in Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG). This EVAWG […]

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  • The National Technovation Challenge 2017

    Posted on August 12, 2017 by earilab in Featured, News and Info.

    The Global Technovation Challenge is an annual global technology entrepreneurship program and competition for girls around the world between the ages of 10 to 18. The program instills in these girls, key skills in mobile application development, entrepreneurship, problem solving and team work. The competition follows a 12-week curriculum that teaches girls to identify and address pertinent challenges in their […]

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  • RAN at the World Youth Skills Day Event, July 15, 2017

    Posted on August 12, 2017 by earilab in News, News and Info.

    On Saturday the 15th of July 2017, some of the RAN student interns were privileged to take part in the celebration of World Youth Skills day in an event organized by Challenges Worldwide and the Innovation Village in Ntinda, Kampala Uganda. Following the theme “Skills development to improve youth employment,”the afternoon offered many workshops on practical employability skills and career […]

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  • Geo Mappers at RAN- July 11, 2017

    Posted on August 12, 2017 by earilab in Featured, News, News and Info.

    Following the just concluded first ever  State of the Map conference organized by the OpenStreetMap (OSM) community in Africa, Chad Blevins from the Geo Center at the Global Development Lab, USAID Washington D.C together with 6 Geo Mappers from Uganda, Kenya and Malawi visited the RAN Innovation Lab. During this visit, the team toured the Innovation Lab […]

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  • RAN on boards the 4th cohort of student interns

    Posted on August 12, 2017 by earilab in Featured, News and Info.

    On July 3rd, 2017, the ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) enrolled a total of 31 students as student interns. The students come from various universities including Makerere University, Kyambogo University, International Health Sciences University in Uganda and Makerere University Business School and are currently either in their second or third year of studies, pursuing courses in Engineering, […]

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  • RAN Partners Forum 2017-June 20-21, 2017

    Posted on July 7, 2017 by earilab in Featured, News, News and Info.

    Makerere University School of Public Health ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) team engaged partners across the RAN Network (18 African Universities in 13 Countries http://www.ranlab.org/about-us/what-is-ran ) in the 4th RAN Partners Forum held at the RAN Innovation Lab on Plot 28, Upper Kololo Terrace, Kampala Uganda. This Partners Forum was guided by the theme ‘Demonstrating RAN’s 5 Year Impact and how […]

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  • The African Resilience Summit, June 23-24, 2017

    Posted on July 7, 2017 by earilab in Featured, News, News and Info.

    Today, many of the most transformative business models and technology solutions are coming from the African continent and African Universities are well positioned to support their national governments in fostering scientific research and innovations to address development challenges in Africa while improving development outcomes. The ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) led by Makerere University in partnership with […]

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  • RAN on boards the 4th cohort of student interns

    Posted on July 7, 2017 by earilab in Featured, News, News and Info.

    On July 3rd, 2017, the ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) enrolled a total of 31 students as student interns. The students come from various universities including Makerere University, Kyambogo University, International Health Sciences University in Uganda and Makerere University Business School and are currently either in their second or third year of studies, pursuing courses in Engineering, […]

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  • RAN delivers a Design Garage on developing a low cost bicycle powered charger by YIYA solutions

    Posted on May 17, 2017 by earilab in News and Info.

    The Innovation Garage sessions reconvened on Friday April 28th , 2017, after a busy month of March that saw RAN host the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA PhD fellowship) PhD fellowship and the Resilience Community of Practice convening. The 18th Innovation Garage intended to make up for lost time and gave participants something […]

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    RAN at the Ankole Cultural Festival

    Posted on May 17, 2017 by earilab in News and Info.

    While the rest of the community was taking the Easter break, ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) in Partnership with Igongo Cultural Center organized a 2-day cultural exhibition and festival guided by the theme ‘The Role of Culture in Inspiring Innovations for economic development”. The festival was intended to bring together individuals, organizations and institutions whose innovations have […]

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