Mobile Boot Camp in MMUST

This past weekend Akirachix was in Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST). We were hosting our second out of Nairobi Mobile Boot Camp and a first for them. Our team of six comprised of four trainers who trained the students in SMS/USSD, SMS, Java ME and Android.

The Mobile Web class in session

It was great to see the enthusiasm of both the students and the faculty during the course of the Boot Camp. More than 150 students attended the three-day event. The students promised that we would hear of more innovations and ventures from Kakamega.

One of the trainees with the MMUST Dean, Thomas Sakwa

One of the aims of these activities under the Mobile Garage program is to target public institutions of higher learning that do not have access to the abundant technological opportunities available in Nairobi. Through this initiative we hope to improve the quality of life of rural and marginalized communities using technology. We thank our sponsors Infodev and the Government of Finland for enabling us to impact the future generations of African entrepreneurs.

A section of the students and one of the trainers

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  1. john December 10, 2012 at 1:28 pm - Reply

    Thanks to Akirachix! We really gained from the activity. Kudos!!!!!!

  2. Harry Ochieng frm MMUST December 10, 2012 at 1:30 pm - Reply

    we say thank u fr the great work u people offered to us, May God bless you

  3. Harry December 10, 2012 at 1:35 pm - Reply

    we say thank u fr the great work u people offered us in mmust. pliz come again, God bless u

  4. Agik edwin December 10, 2012 at 1:38 pm - Reply

    we really appreciate the kind of knowledge u imparted in us. thank u very much,

  5. JACOB ONYANGO OUMA December 18, 2012 at 11:35 am - Reply

    I can attest to it that the events was so powerful and in deed the students benefited so much from the diverse technologies offered. I as the chairman of the Association of Computing Students (ACS) on behalf of the students commend the AkiraChix Organization for the historical event that has never happened in MMUST since the time immemorial.
    Big up Akirachix and we are looking forward to meeting you once again.

    Merry X-mass n prosperous New Year!

  6. brian owino January 19, 2013 at 6:56 pm - Reply

    It was great! God bless you for your efforts to promote technology:)

  7. shem oyoo March 13, 2013 at 12:51 pm - Reply

    This is the kind of transformation we need in our country….selfless services that promote computing in all the educational institutions in our country.Thank you very much and may you keep on with that spirit.God bless

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