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
For a while, Jane Masawi nursed the dream of a career in coding. Even as she pursued a degree in business computing which despite its name, offered no meaningful programming training, she didn’t give up. Opportunity knocked for her to
The story of The Innovation Village Mbarara begins in an unconventional way. It is the quintessential story of a rose that grew through the concrete given the circumstances of 2020, a year that is marked by an unprecedented havoc-wrecking pandemic
With a heart for entrepreneurship, Augustine Busimba always thought that the most important thing to have for any aspiring entrepreneur is a business plan. This changed instantly after attending the two-day Business Foundations Course at The Innovation Village. “I asked
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
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.
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
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
The relationship between handymen and their customers is many times a dysfunctional one. Customers give tasks from a sense of deep trust. They assume their service providers will take it with utmost urgency. But alas! From one person to another,
Alongside the other states under the canopy of the United Nations, Uganda continues to work towards achieving SDG4 of the United Nations by 2030, which is to provide inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.