Wilson and Festus win in local Competition
Wilson Chola and Festus Mwagha of Cholacs System emerged second runners up winning cash award for their smart water control system that uses IOT/sms to automate water pump and detection of pipe leaks. Ideal for large commercial water companies but also institutions and individuals. The two day hackathon was organized by UN-HABITAT Nairobi under the project Innovate Counties Challenge held at BitHub Africa. Congratulations!!
Innovation in the Lands Sector
Geoffrey Mwachari and Nyambura Waweru got to the finals of HiiL Innovating Justice competition heldlast at iHub. They developed “Smart Shamba App” – a lands digitizing and titling solution using block chain technology. Congratulations!!
Sote ICT Project Introduced in Kwale County
Sote Hub working with Kwale County Government convened a workshop for principals from ten secondary schools and four polytechnics aimed at introducing Sote ICT project and especially the concept of Practice Enterprise Network in these schools.
During the workshop, the participants were introduced to the concept, benefits to both the leaners and teachers, role of the teacher/patron in Sote ICT clubs and Practice Companies, ideation and formation of start-ups right at high school level and the transition to Sote Hub after graduation. With this, Sote ICT project officially rolls on to Kwale as second project area.
Thanking Kwale Biashara Centre and the County Government for the partnership.
Sote Hub hold start-up Fire up Event
Taita Taveta Principals trained on Ethics and Integrity
The objective of the training was to inspire ethical leadership (servant leadership) and commit to national values and principles of sustainable development as well as to promote values for living peacefully among people, between people, nature and environment.
The training was attended by all the 12 principals of the schools under Sote ICT project and Mr. Kamau Haron from the TSC County Director Office
Sote Hub becomes the newest member of Metta Nairobi. Mettā is an entrepreneurs’ club that connects people, ideas and resources. We believe that by bringing startup communities and ecosystems closer together, great things can happen. To learn more about Metta https://metta.co/#home
Startup Fireup second edition is here! If you attended the first edition, you know what’s all about (we are sure you won’t miss this out! 😎😎😎) If you didn’t, you don’t wanna miss out!
- Apply for Call for Concept Notes: Creative Expression in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, click here: https://goo.gl/guiZWZ
- Sote Hub Start-up Fire up upcoming Event, click here: https://goo.gl/LupMw8
- Apply for the Women In Tech Incubator in Kenya; click here: http:// https://womenintech.co.ke/
- Apply for D-Prize Global Competition for Social Entrepreneurs 2018, click here: https://www.d-prize.org/submit