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Because ideas need energy to become something great, Total launches the 2nd edition of the Startupper Challenge in nearly 60 countries around the world.

In Uganda’s first edition, Total Uganda rewarded three young entrepreneurs: Samuel Malinga of Sanitation Africa with a project on innovative toilets and other sanitary solutions, Arthur Woniala of Khainza Energy with a project focused on developing an affordable and effective way of harnessing Bio Gas and lastly Gloria Nakyejwe of Eco Tech International whose project was to develop an eco-stove that uses pumice stones and biogas.

Again, the Challenge targets every young local entrepreneur with an innovative project or idea that could make things change in their country. After several selection steps, our local jury will nominate three winners and the Top Female Entrepreneur Award.

The three winners will get the 2019 STARTUPPER OF THE YEAR Award, along with financial support, exposure and coaching for their project.

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Total Startupper 2019

Startupper Finalists 2019

Meet the Top 15 who were just a step away from becoming the Startupper of the Year or Top Female Entrepreneur in tUganda. All 15 will pitched their fantastic projects to the jury who selected the winners.

Winners of 2nd Edition

Total Startupper 2019

Arnold Muggaga - Winner

The SeatPack, is a schoolbag that performs the duties of a desk, by turning into a chair with a writing pad.

Total Startupper 2019

Sylvia Kyomuhendo - 1st Runner up

Infants’ Health Foundation uses mobile nurses to avail free, quality and timely home based maternal-child healthcare services.

Total Startupper 2019.

Julius Nemeyimana - 2nd Runner up

SWAPafrica is a modernized online barter trade platform that allows individuals and businesses to swap, exchange or share resources.