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kLab, ICT Park, 6th Floor
Boulevard de l'Umuganda, Kacyiru
September 28th, 2015

Technical Associate

Location-Kigali, Rwanda

MeshPower is an exciting start­up from the UK, dedicated to bringing electricity services to rural communities living off­grid. We use smart, internet connected solar micro­grids to supply services ranging from lighting and phone charging, to TVs and more. We are scaling up our presence in Rwanda and need driven individuals to join and shape our Rwandan operations team.

To apply please email your CV to:recruitment@meshpower.co.rw, along with an essay describing the benefits that electrification can bring to off­grid communities (maximum 300 words).


Organising the engineering office. This includes:

  • Prioritising technical problems and arranging suitable technical visits.

  • Working as part ... Read more comment(s)
  • August 19th, 2015

    Shipra Kayan is currently mentoring THINK's incubatees and has accepted to mentor at kLab. She is a typical technical mentor- and we have got a lot of requests for this kind of mentorship.
    She will be at kLab this Thursday (20 August 2015) from 2PM- 5PM. Check out her profile below and If you are interested in meeting her, please contact us at info@klab.rw.

    E D U C AT I O N

    Masters in Human Computer Interaction | GPA 3.7, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA | September 2005.
    Bachelors in Information Technology | 1st Class, University of Delhi, India | ... Read more comment(s)

    July 22nd, 2015

    Name: Rob Rickard.
    Location: USA.
    Industry: IT and Business.
    Area of Expertise: For kLab: Business Development & Process Building.

    About Me: I​ a​m pretty well known at kLab. I try to not focus on code development. As a mentor, i have helped with the 'business side' of start ups. I also have mentored on design and graphics as well as branding.My plans are to start a new program with kLab for start-ups and their software projects. I want to take mentoring to the next level as a full time mentor at kLab with a structured program. The focus will be to build a business ... Read more comment(s)

    July 13th, 2015

    One of the most common failures I see in startups is lack of FOCUS. Unfocused entrepreneurs mostly talk with pride that their new technology will generate multiple innovative products for consumers as well as enterprises around the world. Investors hear this as trying to do too many things with limited resources, meaning the startup will not shine at anything, and will not survive the competition.

    For example, a while back I received a startup executive summary, requesting Angel investor funding, that touted technology for a line of almost ten distinctive different technological services. Even a company with unlimited money and people ... Read more comment(s)

    June 30th, 2015

    Name: Robert Nsinga
    Location: Kigali
    Industry: Gaming, IoT, Mobile, Cloud.
    Area of Expertise: Software development and testing.

    About Me: I am a full-stack web and mobile developer and ID/UX designer working across the region and living in Kigali. My focus is on consumer experiences and I use JavaScript, Python, and Java to write code.
    Availability: I am available for one-on-one's or group hacks/walkthroughs of up to 5 tenants, but you can catch me online when I'm not in town.

    Send us an email at gm@klab.rw. We will connect you to Robert! Read more comment(s)