2023 Jenga Haki Lab Programme – Uganda

Deadline: 30-Apr-23

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur(s) in Uganda looking to build a tech solution that prevents or solves land justice problems? Jenga Haki lab is accepting applications from practitioners who will form teams of 3-5 people.

Jenga Haki Lab 2023
Jenga Haki Lab is a programme that aims to challenge individuals to come up with innovative solutions around preventing or resolving certain justice issues using technology. The solutions are based on a theme that changes every year. They will be running 3 of these programmes in Uganda and Kenya this year focused on crime and land related problems.

The Theme for this round of applications is:
How do you use technology to prevent or resolve land problems such as fraud and disputes in Uganda.
Areas of Interests
The teams should be made up of individuals with a multidisciplinary background/expertise in the following areas:

Law/Legal
Business knowledge or social science background such as sociology, psychology.
Have IT or Software development experience
What do they offer?
The Jenga Haki Lab programme offers a 5 week long programme that provides the selected teams with:

Match with like-minded and talented entrepreneurs to build a solution
Training during the residential 2 day Jenga Haki Weekend. The training will be on;PrototypingHuman-centered design or Designing for your User testingLeadership and Project ManagementPitching and Presentation
Two weeks of product development sprints for the teams to design, develop and test their prototype.
Pitch at the Jenga Haki Festival in front of a 3-member Jury and stand a chance to win grant funding of1000 Euros to the Winner,750 euros to the 1st runners up500 euros to the 2nd runners

Eligibility Criteria
The programme is suitable for individuals with Innovative solutions/ideas that can address land justice problems in Uganda including:Land boundary disputesLand fraudDisputes over land ownership, transfer and land titlesLand evictionsLand succession disputes
Jenga Haki has also been designed to support teams hence all applicants must be willing to be in/form teams of 3-5 members. Members of the team must be above 18 years of age and residents or citizens of Uganda at the time of application.

Jenga Haki looks for teams that have:3 – 5 Individuals with a passion for justice and entrepreneurshipMultidisciplinary teams based on the following background/expertise:Law/LegalBusiness knowledgeHave a social science background such as sociology, psychologyHave IT or Software development experience

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