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RENU and the students of Kyambogo University create jobs

The students of Kyambogo University and Research and Education Network for Uganda (RENU) collaborated to end the long lines due to inefficient systems that often asked for manual actions during registration processes. After some brainstorming and testing, the students came up with the idea to build an application to improve services while creating new jobs at the same time. The software development and data management students developed an application that not only optimised administrative processes, but also enhanced the learning experience at the university. The application became the foundation of their start-up company, ZEENODE, which created jobs for themselves and the wider community.

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