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Pedal Tap Lead Innovator Attends BIG IDEAS 2016/2017 Awards Ceremony

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  • 5 May 2017 - 11:54am
  • By Mark Wamai
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PedalTap Lead Innovator-Grace Nakibaala shows off her plaque following the BIG IDEAS 2016/17 Award Ceremony, 3rd May 2017, Blum Centre for Developing Economics, University of California Berkley, USA

”It was an honour to have been the first winner from Makerere University to attend the BIG Ideas 2016/2017 awards ceremony” exclaimed Grace Nakibaala, Lead Innovator on the Pedal Tap Innovation. At the awards event, Grace represented the Pedal Tap team which took part in the competition and won first place in the Scaling Up category, scooping USD 8,000 only. ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) a partner of the BIG Ideas competition facilitates and supports students from Makerere University to participate in the BIG Ideas Contest.

The awards ceremony took place on May 3rd, 2017 at the Blum Centre for Developing Economics at University of California Berkley, USA. Leveraging from the power of collaboration, the BIG Ideas team took care of Grace’s accommodation and entire stay at the University of California. ”I was able to tour the university and also engage with judges and mentors especially at the award ceremony” added an excited Innovator-Nakibaala.

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