This project evaluates a training and mentoring program in Uganda aimed at helping female entrepreneurs develop the skills they need to run thriving businesses.
A team of MIT researchers conducted an evaluation of solar lanterns available in western Uganda for suitability, scalability, and sustainability.
This project focuses on the development of an early warning system for floods in the Manafwa River Basin in Uganda.
The mission of the MIT Humanitarian Response Lab is to help meet human needs by understanding and improving the supply chain systems behind public services and private markets. Based within the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, the Lab combines MIT expertise in engineering, management, information technology, economics, urban planning and other disciplines to drive practical innovation for humanitarian interventions.
Researchers are studying how small-scale businesses share information from finance and management training to determine whether such training programs could be made more cost-effective.