Checheza launched in Uganda

ILICIT Africa’s partner launches Checheza app in Uganda at the ministry of ICT – Information Access Centre

What we do
Powering up Communities

We enhance community livelihoods and integrate them to ICT as we empower different individuals and organisations to adopt to change.

Community Empowerment

Continuity as distinguished from may be considering what would be visible by magnification. Community empowerment to sustainable living is a core value to us

Technology Adoption

Information, Communication and Technology are enablers to change and solve issues affecting humanity

Livelihood Enhancement

Everyone has a right to good standards and freedom of Expression, Livelihood empowerment is of great value to ILICIT Africa

About Us

Our Story

ILICIT – Africa started in March 2012 with the name IGNITE – AFRICA. A resolvement was made by the management to have the name ILICIT – Africa meaning Integrating Livelihoods through Communication Information Technology for Africa.

Our Mission

To enhance livelihoods through the adoption of ICT as an enabler to solving the challenges faced by indigenous communities

What we do

We build capacity of individuals and communities to adopt to technology

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The Team

Masitulah Nansubuga

Executive Assistant

Bernard Ogwal

Financial Director

Daniel K. Nanghaka

Founder and Executive Director

Maryanne Wamwere Muriuki

Country Manager – Kenya

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What is happening...

Statement on the disaster brought by the EarthQuake in Nepal

On behalf of the EWERDIMA Team, I would like me pass our deepest condolences on the families and friends of the deceased during 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area of central Nepal between the capital, Kathmandu, and the city of Pokhara affecting the Victims in India, Bangladesh, Tibet and Mount Everest where the Avalanches were triggered. According to the Nepalese information minister who told the BBC that 1,500 people had been killed in the disaster, but that the true casualty…

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Innovation for Youth Employment in Africa

With the trending challenges in Africa, it was a great pleasure to organise the Ashoka Changemakers bootcamp that was held at Hive Colab. The event was greatly made possible by Ashoka, Mastercard and Hive Colab cordially provided the venue for the event as ILICIT Africa conducted the on ground mobilization and preparation for the event with support from Vincent from Regional Director of Youth Years Ashoka and ThienVien from the Ashoka Changemakers team. The bootcamp brought together 19 Changemakes from…

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ILICIT Africa gets approval to set up ICT Centre in Bududa

Amidst the growing trends in technology, On January 2015, ILICIT Africa was granted an approval to set up the ICT Hub. Bududa District is located in the eastern part of the Eastern. Region of Uganda. The district comprises one county, seven sub-counties. After evaluating the impact of the project and the hub will boost and help the people of Bududa area match the global development and help the community understand the importance and relevance of Education, ICT and Technology for…

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EWERDIMA gets support to build Disaster Prototype

Disasters happen in our day to day lives. The challenge is that there is no adequate mechanism for communicating anticipated disaster information to the potential victims under threat. EWERDIMA Stands for Early Warning Early Response Disaster Management.  For the development of the EWERDIMA Device, the EWERDIMA team has received an inkind  support from Arduino towards the development of the EWERDIMA Unit prototype. The prototype will be used in the designing of the final device that will be installed in different…

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Optimizing Technology in Rural Areas of Uganda

During An Anxio Mina’s working with research associate Daniel Nanghaka, time in Uganda – An spent approximately two and a half weeks total in northern Uganda at Aber Youth Center taking closer looks at different models for engaging youth with technology. The Training of Trainers (TOT) model is a commonly-applied one in youth centers in Uganda. Basing on a focused group of 20 youth and 5 trainers; and each trainer training 4 youth around a single laptop or computer. This…

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Talks with CCDI

Daniel the founder of Ignite Africa started this week on a remarkable note. He had a chat with David Ayesiga the founding partner and Managing Director of Computer Career Development Initiative – CCDI. It was about the support that can be granted to the development of Ignite Africa with a goal of bridging the digital divide and extending the services enjoyed in the urban areas to the rural areas. David highlighted the need to build the capacity of the rural…

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Daniel the Founder of ILICIT Africa

Behind every gain in Life there is always a sacrifice. There are many things to learn in the African Context ranging from culture to innovation. To experience the gist of the true experiences of Innovation, you have to go deep to the roots to find the cause of the Innovation. At Ignite Africa we take you down the origins of Africa by exploring, African culture as we bridge the digital divide gap. These experiences come deep from the natural experience…

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ILICIT Africa is an organization to foster innovation, and information technology through exploring the rural potentials in Africa. Daniel discovered that there is a great potential to be explored in African rural areas but has not been explored yet. So through the trails he digs deep in the capabilities of the rural areas of Africa and his findings reveal that their is a need to give an opportunity to bridging the digital divide gap in Africa. The main goal of…

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About us

ILICIT Africa aims at enhancing Livelihoods through the use of ICT. This is done through conducting Assessments, technology review then implementation.

Contact Info

  Adress: Opposite Shoppers Supermarket, Kayanja, Mukono – Jinja Rd

P.o box 22349, Kampala, Uganda

  Telephone: +256 772 898298