Creating An Empowered Youthful Population With The...

When The Mastercard Foundation launched its Young Africa Works strategy in Uganda in July 2020, it was met with a lot of anticipation about how transformative it would be in the area of youth employment. As a nation, Uganda has

Bavuga’s Fashion Business Bounces Back After Ski...

At 25 years old, Carlyn Bavuga is in the process of building a fashion house that will not only be the go-to house for trendy clothes but also an academy that is affordable to dispense tailoring skills to young people.

Afro Health Connect makes big strides in access to...

The quality of care and access to health care services in Uganda has remained wanting for years now. Take for instance the fact that a total of 1,192 maternal deaths and 28,174 perinatal deaths were recorded according to the Annual

Bitum Is Reviving His Dreams Through Tukole

Even though Steven Bitum is clad in a green Tukole Uniform in a corner of The Innovation Village all day, his occupations switch through the day.  A cleaner by day and an enrolled University student in between the cleaning breaks,

Puzzles: Banya’s Innovation For Tourism And ...

Emily Banya is a 25-year-old woman who takes immense pride in being Ugandan and African. This national and continental pride sprung from her travels when she flew from Uganda to South Africa for her education. As a foreigner in another

Fellowship Program yields fresh prospects for youn...

The path of a fresh Ugandan graduate can be reinvented this way. You leave university with your qualifications and instead of walking the streets in search of employment, you are ushered into a dynamic company that builds onto the hard

Dance-preneurship: How Atugonza is breaking barrie...

At sunset in the last rays of the golden hour, the innovation space in Mbarara is flooded with music that will not leave one in their chair. To address this effect, the open co-workspace is transformed into an auditorium as

UPSKILL Creating Uganda’s Next Unique Workfo...

If there is one thing that the pandemic has shown the world, it is that employment is undergoing a rapid change and that there is a need to adjust accordingly to this future that is nigh. The migration of jobs

Building A Coffee Business And Lessons From The In...

To a lot of people, coffee is to their systems what fuel is to a car. Based in Jinja, Aloysius Kawooya is an agro entrepreneur who has made it his mission to make that coffee fix worthwhile for Ugandans. His

Mbarara’s Ariho hoping to change the future of f...

There is a young man in Mbarara changing the idea on how to access food. “What we do is fast and convenient food delivery,” Bill Miles Ariho says, “We approached a number of restaurants, they availed their menu and we

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Next Wave is a market-led 5yr intervention addressing the key ecosystem challenges of youth job creation in the Ugandan marketplace.