Yearly Archives: 2016

  • RAN hosted a Team from University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

    Posted on September 29, 2016 by earilab in News and Info.

    A team led by Prof. Martin Veller, Dean at the Faculty of Health Sciences in University of Witwatersrand (UoW) in South Africa visited Makerere University School of Public Health ResileintAfrica Network (RAN) to appreciate the efforts towards identifying, incubating and scaling of innovations as solutions to communities’ most pressing challenges. It was also an opportunity […]

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  • The 14th Innovation Garage

    Posted on September 29, 2016 by earilab in News and Info, Upcoming Events.

    Warm Greetings, Innovation is defined by driving new behaviors, outperforming the norm, value creation, value addition and system transformation. Innovation can also be described as the amazing intersection between someone’s imagination and the reality in which they live in. The Innovation Garage is back again this month on September 30, 2016 at the East African RAN […]

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  • CRID4FAL Webinar call

    Posted on September 20, 2016 by earilab in News and Info.

    oin in the 1st Webinar of the Collaborative Resilience Innovation Design for Food Security and Diversified Livelihoods in the Face of Rapid Urbanization (CRID4FAL) ​ on Thursday September 22, 2016 at 11:00 am (GMT)! The Webinar will be hosted by the West Africa Resilience Innovation Lab (WA RILab) to answer questions and give a detailed walk through of the CRID4FAL grants call opportunity. Register […]

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  • The 2016 Uganda Technovation Challenge.

    Posted on August 10, 2016 by earilab in News and Info.

    This year’s challenge focused mainly on Pitching of submitted Innovations started with introductions of the schools, Institutions, Universities, other stakeholders as well as the RAN team members present. The parents, teachers, coaches and the judges were also recognized and applauded for their willingness to support the working teams and share knowledge among others. With great […]

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  • Pre -Technovation Challenge Event, July 21st 2016

    Posted on August 10, 2016 by earilab in News and Info.

    Gender differences have been one of the pressing issues in most of the communities in Africa. This is majorly because, men were considered to be the “Bulls” of the family and women were taken to be inferior according to the African culture. The Technovation Challenge is slowly but surely disproving and changing this belief. Hosted […]

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  • The RAN 13th Innovation Garage

    Posted on August 9, 2016 by earilab in News and Info.

    The air at the ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) lab was filled with excitement and anticipation, as we ushered in the end of yet another month with one of our greatly celebrated innovation garage sessions. The Innovation Garage events take place on the last Friday of the month at the RAN lab and are guided by the […]

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  • Innovation BootCamp at Muhimbili University in Tanzania 28th – 29th July 2016

    Posted on August 9, 2016 by earilab in News and Info.

    ResilientAfrica Network (RAN), through the Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Lab (EA RILab) in partnership with Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences (MUHAS), a Network Plus Partner University in Tanzania facilitated an energizing 3 day Innovation Boot Camp from 27th – 29th July 2016. The event which drew together 105 multidisciplinary faculty, students and speakers […]

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  • RAN 12th Innovation Garage

    Posted on July 7, 2016 by earilab in News and Info.

    On June 24th, 2016 Makerere University School of Public Health ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) in conjunction with Innovation Consortium Limited was delighted to host the RAN 12th   Innovation Garage guided by the theme “Catalyzing Engineering Solutions” at the RAN Office Premises, Plot 30 Upper Kololo Terrace, Kampala Ugnada. The event brought together a total of 125 […]

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  • Awarding the Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Lab Youth Spark Innovation Grants (YSiG) beneficiaries

    Posted on July 7, 2016 by earilab in News and Info.

    After widely advertising, receiving 400 applications to the Youth Spark Innovation Grants (YSiG) Callwww.grants.ranlab.org, and a rigorous judging and selection process, the Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Lab (EA RILab)  awarded a total of 17 Innovator Teams as its third cohort of awardees (11-Uganda,3-Tanzania, 2-Rwanda and 1-Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This grant call was targeting students within […]

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  • RAN 2016 Partner’s Forum, June 27-28, 2016

    Posted on June 28, 2016 by earilab in News and Info.

    The ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) 2016 Partners Forum brought together 60 international and national participants, including RAN partners, USAID officials, stakeholders and development partners under the theme “Leveraging RAN’s Credibility to Propel the Future”. The Forum is an annual engagement characterised by discussions directed towards the growth of RAN in positively impacting communities using ‘Solutions through […]

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