KiraTown
x = independently organized TED event

Theme: Are we there yet?

This event occurred on
June 7, 2014
12:00pm - 6:00pm EAT
(UTC +3hrs)
Kampala, Kampala
Uganda

TEDxKiraTown was organized to bring together people to share a TED-like experience in the spirit of “ideas worth spreading. Our Objective was to share ideas that would empower people and elevate their lives. we believe that was met and we look forward to organizing the next event.
We shall be sharing the event videos and photos very soon
Special thanks to the amazing audience, the great speakers we had and the organizing team that worked tirelessly to make the event happen..
This event featured local speakers. Who shared ideas on the theme“Are we there yet?”
Brian a student at Makerere University shared his Journey of developing an Application that enables one diagnose malaria without a prick. Given that Malaria is one of the bidggest killer disease for children, this app will go along away in helping detect malaria and hence enable early treatment of symptoms before they can get worse.
Edward a leading photo journalist in Uganda shared his ideas on how he does documentary photography. Using his blog https://echwaluphotography.wordpress.com/ Edward reaches out to the most remote and underrepresented communities, bring to light what they go through to access basic needs, child labor, maternal health among others.
Then Maurice Kirya also known as MOYO, did what he does best, that is Sing. He presented a spectacular performance through his music.

THE HUB - CINEPLEX
Oasis Mall, Yusuf Lule Road
Yusuf Lule Road
Kampala, Kampala, 22066, Kampala-Ugand
Uganda
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Organizing team

Esther
Akello

Kampala, Uganda
Organizer

Sarah
Kiden

Kampala , Uganda
Co-organizer
  • Racheal Aye
    Team member
  • Sarah Kiden
    Team member