Tag: Hackathon

App testing safe water wins at ChildApp Appathon | República

Original article: App testing safe water wins at ChildApp Appathon Published on República on July 1, 2014 KATHMANDU, July 1: ChildApp Appathon, a three-day boot camp to develop child friendly apps, concluded on June 29 with the group ‘Engineering ADDA’ winning first place. Milan Karki and Darpan Pudasaini of Nepal […]

Launch of Idea Studio attracts 1500+ young people to take part in shaping the future of Nepal

Launch of Idea Studio attracts 1500+ young people to take part in shaping the future of Nepal

The work on innovation is becoming indeed a movement. Few days back, adolescents and young people queued up for hours to secure a seat for the “I have an idea” event. The venue was able to accommodate more than 1500, while much more gathered outside. The event was incredibly successful. […]

Solving BIG problems using little technology in Ghana

Solving BIG problems using little technology in Ghana

In January, the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) in partnership with UNICEF Ghana launched the MEST-UNICEF Hackathon, a three-day product development competition to find new technologies to serve the hard-to-reach in Ghana. Participants tackled issues ranging from water supply tracking, to access to information, and sanitation. Over three days […]