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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”.

About E.Y.I.T

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.

Startups incubation

EYIT nurtures startups and early stage ventures with strong growth potential into sustainable businesses.

A co-working space

We offer a co-working space to young entrepreneurs that have gone to market to build their businesses.

Business and technology training and mentorship

EYIT mentors and equips young people with early stage startups and ideas with technology and business skills.

Technology events and meetups

EYIT hosts technology and entrepreneurship events such as hackathons, information sessions and networking events.


Our Program Partners

Our Innovations

Some of commercialized Innovations currently at E.Y.I.T

STARTUP GARAGE PROGRAM-Participant Registration

The Startup Garage Program is implemented by Empower Youth in Technology (EYIT) and Young Africa Leadership Initiative Centre (YALI). The aim is to support growth and sustainability of business startups in Mbarara and southwestern Uganda at large. The participating business startups will have access to business incubation services, ICT solutions to improve businessefficiency and operations, marketing and business promotion services, access to financing and business formalization services.

Our Programs

Our On going programs.

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The E.Y.I.T Startup Incubation Program

The E.Y.I.T Coding for business Program
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The E.Y.I.T Startup Garage
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Innovation Challenge
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Women Empowerment
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Our Team

Mr. Tushabe Ronard


Mr.Sankara Byaruhanga

Programs Director

Miss. Daphine Akampurira

Head Of Operations

Eng. Ivan Amanya

Technical Officer

Miss. Nasasira Gloria

Finance & Administration

Dr. Angella Musimenta (PhD)

Technical Advisor

Mrs. Irene Magara

Head Of Research

Tumusiime Ezra

Web Master

Contact Us

Empower youth in technology Main Office Located, Plot 24 High Street. Opposite Adit House next to UMEME regional office Mbarara Level three.


Plot 24 High Street. Opposite Adit House next to UMEME regional office Mbarara
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