Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPNDENT | On January 30, executives Huawei Technologies executives said, DigiTruck project, launched in October 2023 in the Teso Sub-region, had equipped over 1000 youth, women, Jua-kalis, and local district officers with digital skills, empowering them to engage in e-commerce.
The skills have helped the beneficiaries to market their produce since the launch of the programme which ended on January 30, 2024. All the 11 districts in the Teso sub-region have been covered with a total of 1,139 beneficiaries equipped with ICT skills ready to use them to improve their own lives.
In Teso sub-region, Soroti University is one of the Huawei ICT Academies in Uganda more so in the Huawei ICT competitions, Soroti University students excelled in the national finals and will proceed the to regional finals in South Africa.
The Huawei DigiTruck, Huawei ICT Academy, and Huawei ICT Competitions are all part of the Huawei ICT Talent Development program. The Uganda Digi Truck project is aligned with the country’s 2040 vision, National Development Plan, and Education Digital Agenda Strategy all aimed at transforming the East African state into a digital village.