Before Issa Mwamba Patrick left his homeland the Democratic Republic of Congo to seek refugee, he was pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Development Studies at the university. The political instability in DRC forced him to flee in 2017 to Uganda
Growing up in Mbarara, Uniq Fred Ayebazibwe witnessed his mother create beautiful art on ordinary house items. Using her hands to embroider, his mom turned ordinary curtains into artistic masterpieces. It is at this point that Ayebazibwe interest in making
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.
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
The scent of leather and shoemakers glue fills the air of the workshop where we find 28 year old Asiat Gamba and many young faces working away in the heart of Mbarara City, western region of Uganda. Theirs is a
During the lockdown in June 2020, Thomas Vava discovered that he could create portraits using polythene, and he started a movement for environmental conservation. Born and raised in Agago district in Northern Uganda, Thomas Vava spent the first ten years