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From Grease to Code. The Future of Uganda’s Mechanics


Today the auto mechanic profession is largely considered one for school drop outs. It is a very rare occurrence to find a student studying at tertiary institutions in Uganda with an overall goal of being a car mechanic save for a few scattered cases. The typical mechanic in a backyard garage is barely literate and has learnt on the job.

With the increasing sophistication of Cars being made, it calls for more highly skilled mechanics to maintain them. Could the answer be with today’s IT Innovators? Are the various IT Hubs a potential source of Applications, human resource and innovations for the Auto Industry? Find out why in this article.