Celestini: Uganda program


The Celestini: Uganda program is a collaboration among the Marconi Society, a nonprofit dedicated to digital inclusion, Research and Education Network for Uganda (RENU), and the ResilientAfrica Network (RANLab) to provide students with training, mentorship, and opportunities to develop their technical skills and make an impact on their local communities. The program is comprised of 2 sub programs:

  • The eduroam: Expanding Remote Access to Information initiative seeks undergraduate students entering their final year for a workforce development opportunity to gain skills in identity management and federation, database administration, mentorship from global leaders in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), and post-program engagement managing their university‚Äôs rollout of eduroam, a platform that allows students and faculty access to university resources on and off-campus.
  • The LoRaWAN: Sensor Networks Solving Local Problems initiative seeks graduate students to propose a project to use a LoRaWAN (Long-Range Wide Area Network) environment to answer local community needs, with support and guidance from mentors who are global leaders in Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

To partcipate in any of the programs, please click the links below to learn about the key dates, eligibility and how to submit your application.