Mafuta Go, a mobile application developed by a group of students and alumni from the School of Computing and Informatics Technology (CIT) has emerged first runner up at the Premier Mobile Awards in Barcelona - http://www.mobilepremierawards.com/winners/. The students were represented by Ms. Christine Ampaire (Bsc. Software Engineering, Year 2) who presented Mafuta Go at the Barcelona Mobile World Congress 2012 (http://www.mobileworldcongress.com ) to a panel of international jurists. Christine and her team developed Mafuta Go, a mobile application that helps motorists locate the nearest petrol station with the cheapest fuel and associated car services like washing bays during the Garage 48 event that was held in Uganda in September 2011. Mafuta Go was selected by a team of experts to represent Uganda at the Mobile Premier Awards 2012 hosted by App Circus . The team was mentored by colleagues and partners from the industry.
Ms. Christine Ampaire is one of the Google Student Ambassadors for Makerere University and the World bank WaterHackerthon Ambassador for Uganda.
Congratulations to Christine and her team!!!!