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
EYIT Tech-Preneurship Internship 2021 - 3rd Cohort
Empower Youth in Technology has organized a Tech-Preneurship for a period of 1 month (October 2021) as a service to students pursuing ICT related courses such as Computer Science, Information Technology and Computer Engineering from different universities within western Uganda.
During Internship students will receive expert guidance on concepts of Software Development, Entrepreneurship & Human Centered Design
The Interniship will feature life skills engagements with the 'Seen-It-All' experienced successful individuals.
The deadline for application is 30th September 2021.
Successful applicants shall be given placement letters.
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.