Arusha — It was once all smiles for college students of Arusha Science School after their colleagues scooped primary awards in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Lagos, Nigeria on the weekend.
The trio, composed of Koko Geroges, Mwanahawa Rashid and Junior Aluta bagged house two gongs on the Junior Achievement Africa awards.
The scholars, led by way of Geroges, thru their Kibega App Company, a buying groceries utility represented the rustic in Nigeria, rising winners in the The Africa Rising Leader Award.
Geroges was once adorned for demonstrating management because the CEO of the corporate.
The Form Five scholar was once feted for demonstrating most powerful talents in management, motivation, communique and networking a number of the competing initiatives.
“I’m very happy to have made our school and the country as a whole this proud,” mentioned the elated scholars upon touching down on the Kilimanjaro International Airport(KIA) on the weekend.
According to Geroges, the virtual platform which is to be had on Playstore is helping other folks to buy very easily.
“The platform connects grocery carriers locally referred to as ‘Vibega’ and commodity suppliers with customers who value convenience when it comes to getting their shopping without any hassle,” she added.
The group additionally won the Bloomberg Changemakers Award for demonstrating leading edge good fortune in hanging trendy science and generation into use, in reaction to Africa’s biggest demanding situations equivalent to meals scarcity and local weather exchange by way of creating bankable answers.
On his section, Professor Nuhu Hatibu who’s the Executive Chairman of AfricAcademy which owns the Arusha Science School mentioned the victory had now not come as a wonder to the varsity, noting that the training facility was once dedicated to put in force the elusive Competence Based Syllabus.
“This is a strong statement that Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics pay dividends and there should be a matter of priority,” urged the training skilled.
Arusha Science School isn’t any stranger to inventions.
At one time, its scholars designed a solar-powered automobile, being the primary of its type in the rustic.
The solar-powered automobile is in a position to touring 160 kilometers with mild load sooner than being recharged and it’s an leading edge paintings of scholars.
Author: Daily News