MTN Unstoppable series: Meet Rapa Thomson Ricky, Uganda's Tech Pioneer

Rapa Thomson Ricky’s story began with lots of tough times. Growing up, he didn’t have much. But he had a big passion for tech.

MTN Unstoppable series: Meet Rapa Thomson Ricky, Uganda's Tech Pioneer
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Rapa Thomson Ricky’s story began with lots of tough times. Growing up, he didn’t have much. But he had a big passion for tech. He loved taking apart old gadgets and figuring out how they worked. He wanted to learn everything about technology because he knew it could change lives.

But it wasn’t easy. Money was tight, and building something new seemed impossible. Yet, Rapa Thomson didn’t give up. He and his friends came up with an idea – Safe Boda. It wasn’t just about rides; it was about making life easier for everyone in Uganda.

Starting Safe Boda was tough. There were money problems and lots of people doubting them. But they kept going. They made Safe Boda more than just a way to get around. They added services that helped people with money and things they needed right away.

Rapa Thomson didn’t stop. He worked hard to make Safe Boda better every day. And soon, it wasn’t just changing how people moved around; it was making a big difference in Uganda’s tourism too. It brought tourists closer to local experiences they couldn’t reach before. And that meant more opportunities for everyone.

Now, Rapa Thomson Ricky isn’t just a tech guy. He’s a symbol of not giving up, of making things happen even when it’s tough. His story is like the MTN spirit – always moving forward, turning tough times into chances to do amazing things. He made Uganda’s tech world bigger and better, showing that anyone can make a big change with hard work and a dream.

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