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Fundi Bots Founder Solomon King’s talk at TEDxKampala

Please take a few minutes to watch and share with your social circles. We believe that the more people hear and see our impact, the better our chances to change the education landscape in Africa.

10 Mar

CNN – Young Minds, Bright Futures

“Building and programming a robot from scratch may sound like an impossible task to most primary school students, but one man is changing that mind-set for a generation of Ugandans.

By showing students as young as six how robots can solve real-world problems, Fundi Bots founder Solomon King Benge

19 Jan

Fundi Made

At Fundi Bots, we’re working towards producing locally relevant technology solutions. The first step to doing this is ensuring that our electronics are professionally designed, reliable and occupy as little space as possible.

The end-result is to be able to create professional grade electronics right in our Fundi Spaces, and

27 Oct

Technological Leadership

Fundi Lindsay Craig is in Uganda for the next few months, helping us with our curriculum and setting up the new lab. He’s

27 Aug

We’re 2014 Echoing Green Fellows!

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Fundi Bots is thrilled to announce our participation in the 2014 Echoing Green Global Fellows Program. Our founder Solomon King was chosen out of almost 3,000 applicants

26 Jun

Youth Hub Africa Interview – I enjoy building robots

How many African youth are into building and creating hardware? In a continent where majority if not all of the countries import safety pins and match

15 Apr

Wired UK – Meet the Young Entrepreneurs turning Kampala into a tech hub

“Kampala is known as the capital of chaos,” says TMS “Teddy” Ruge, Ugandan entrepreneur, graphic designer and cofounder of Kampala’s first tech incubator, Hive Colab.

30 Aug

Ciril Jazbec – Kampala Rising

On the startlingly green shores of Lake Victoria, on the other side of Kenya and Tanzania, a new generation is ready to upend your perception

12 Jun

Robotics in Gulu Update: A box full of (red) sunshine

The shipment from some really really awesome people at SparkFun Electronics finally arrived. They have donated thousands of dollars worth of electronics and books, on

27 May