Huawei Selects the Top 10 Ugandan Students for Seeds for the Future Program

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Huawei on Friday 12th May at their Huawei offices at Rwenzori towers held interviews to select the top 10 ICT students in Uganda to take part in its Seeds for the Future program of 2017; a program that aims at developing young ICT talents all over the world through technological training and hands-on skills.

Interviewed by a panel of five judges from Ministry of Education & Sports, NITA and Huawei, the 20 students who were shortlisted from 35 students that had applied to take part in this program from the various public universities of Uganda where to present how their proposed ICT solutions would solve various economic challenges and how usable, how feasible, how sustainable are these to Uganda’s development in thematic areas of commerce, education, agriculture, transport and health among others.

One of the Students (Red) presenting her proposal to a panel of Judges.
One of the Students (Red) presenting her proposal to a panel of Judges.

Patrick Tong, Huawei’s Public Relations Director said that the 10 students will be announced at the end of this month and will be flagged off to China for the two weeks training in Beijing and at their headquarters in Shenzhen.