Almost all of great work going down at what has become home, at IHSU, happens over coffee. We build and create over coffee and we have therefore decided to follow up over coffee. We are incredibly proud of the major strides our Alumni are taking in the different areas of society & community that interest them. We caught up with Jacqueline Mutumba, an alum of the second cohort of the Applied ICTs and Leadership program for some coffee-time. This article is an insight into who Jacque is, what she’s passionate about and what you should look out for, because she’s surely bringing it! In the words of an unusually chatty […]
In the meteorological Summer of 2015, Joshua Eyaru joined a group of twelve young men and women to undertake the postgraduate certificate in applied ICTs and Leadership at IHSU. The journey of big laughs, major career strides and long hours of personal growth. When you walked into the playfully beautiful room, one student, notably quiet, keeping to himself silently stood out. This which meant that his potential could very easily evade one who was not keen to seek his opinion. This room not being the first class he had sat in, we explored what exactly he fancied, his expertise and next steps for him. Joshua Eyaru Joshua Eyaru hails from the […]
IHSU held the first Awards Gala on 15th June, 2016 at Protea Hotel Kampala. We hosted guests from ICT and Health sectors who witnessed the presentations about the state of Health care in Uganda vis-a-vis technology and ICT developments, project presentations from the best of the first and second cohorts of the APplied ICT and Leadership classes. The night also saw the launch of the Business Accelerator, Lift256 which will offer different aspects of business-related services, expertise as well as financial support to viable ideas starting with those born out of the Postgraduate Certificate in Applied ICT and Leadership training and eventually from across the board in Uganda.
Over the weekend of May 13th – May 15th, a group of six students from the 1st and 2nd Applied ICT & leadership program cohorts took part in a challenge presented by Marie Stopes Uganda in conjunction with Hostalite Cyber academy, to devise ways to disseminate Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights information better, amongst the youth in Uganda. A first for us because we had not participated in developing any projects outside those selected as part of our course work. Forty eight hours of presentations about SRHR by sponsors, mentoring from industry experts and startups founders, buttons clicking away, sweat wiped off brows and the judges were ready to […]