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.
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
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
“Did you know that 80 percent of Marine life is lost due to plastic waste?” Patience’s question rings through the Innovation Village Space in Mbarara as she takes the floor to pitch. Patience is adorned in a long string of