Empower Youth In Technology
Empowering the next generation of young innovators in Uganda and beyond...
- Mission “To create a vibrant Centre for research and innovations that brings together a community of innovators and researchers with solutions to address African challenges”.
- Vision “To be a recognized Centre for Research and Innovations in Africa by 2025”.
- Values “Professionalism, Teamwork, Innovativeness, Commitment”.
Empower Youth in Technology (EYIT) is a non-profit innovation hub that was incorporated in March 2018 and is now a home for researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs in Mbarara. EYIT’s main aim is to build the entrepreneurial capacity of young people in south western Uganda for the development of innovative products and services leading to increased employment opportunities for the youth and providing solutions to the government processes and fast-growing businesses.
Services we offer at E.Y.I.T.
EYIT nurtures startups and early stage ventures with strong growth potential into sustainable businesses.
We offer a co-working space to young entrepreneurs that have gone to market to build their businesses.
EYIT mentors and equips young people with early stage startups and ideas with technology and business skills.
EYIT hosts technology and entrepreneurship events such as hackathons, information sessions and networking events.
Our Program Partners
Some of commercialized Innovations currently at E.Y.I.T
Apply for Internship opportunities at EYIT
We offer Internship programs for ICT students who are in there second Year of Studies. Our Internship program runs from June to August Every Year. Applications are open from 5th Jan to 30th April. Only shortlisted candidates are contacted.
Our On going programs.
The E.Y.I.T Startup Incubation Program
The E.Y.I.T Coding for business Program
The E.Y.I.T Startup Garage
Mr. Tushabe RonardFounder/Director
Mr.Sankara ByaruhangaPrograms Director
Miss. Daphine AkampuriraHead Of Operations
Eng. Ivan AmanyaTechnical Officer
Miss. Nasasira GloriaFinance & Administration
Dr. Angella Musimenta (PhD)Technical Advisor
Mrs. Irene MagaraHead Of Research
Tumusiime EzraWeb Master
Empower youth in technology Main Office Located, Plot 24 High Street. Opposite Adit House next to UMEME regional office Mbarara Level three.