In conjunction with The Enable Youth Program, e-hub limited trained a group of entrepreneurs in business following the SIYB training program.

These bellow are the profiles of the finalists.

Name : Ategeka Micheal
Business Name : Rutana food processing ent.
Address : Kasese municipality – Rukooki
Sex : Male

Mr. Micheal Ategeka is single and a father of two children. Holds a diploma in industrial ceramics. His family owns 10 acres.
He is undertaking an informal business activity by the name of Rutana Food Processing Enterprises. Currently is G.nut processing those not feasible needs improvement. His future plans for the business include strengthening and growing it. The business employs 6 people including the owner.

Name : Atuhaire Sarah Baryaija
Business Name : Akaboxi
Address : Buwate LC1, Kiira Wakiso town council
Sex : Female

 

Atuhaire Sarah Baryaija is a mother of 3 children and holds a bachelors degree in Science in Statistics and Economics.
She owns and manages a formally estalished business. Her business is called AKABOXI a digital fiancial inclusion for small holder farmers in low income communities. It was started in October 2016 and she has the necessary technickal skills of credit management, monitoring businss, marketing and mobilisation. The business employees 8 staff. The sector is ICT 4 Agricuture.
Her future business plan is to remain with and streneghtn the same business. She is a memebr of Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association Limited (UWEAL).

Name : Babughirana Augustine
Business Name : Ben Agro cottages
Address : Kasese, kisinga town council
Sex : Male

 

Augustine Babughirana live with 3 children and takes care of 2 elderly persons. He holds a Bachelors in Business Administration (Marketing).

Currently operating informal business activities in making baking flour out of sweet potatoes and makes confectionery. His Business Name is Ben Agro Cottages and has a land lease. He employees 10 persons him inclusive.

His future plan is to start a new business in addition to the existing one.

Name : Bangahi Semu
Business Name : Rwenzori Natual honey
Address : Kasese – kyarumbakanyabigha
Sex : Male

 

Semu Bangahi is married with five children, holds A bachelor in Social Work and Social Administration.

He is undertaking informal business operations in honey production, buying and selling. The business name is Rwenzori natural honey, he is the owner and manager. He is skilled in how to harvest honey and make products like wax. . The business started in 2009 using his own savings. He employees 10 staff him inclusive.

His future plan is to remain and strengthen the business. He belongs to Mubuku farmers Group and Kanyabusocoha Thukolere Hauma Farmers Group.

Name : Bira Jackline
Business Name :
Sex : Female

 

Jackline Biira is a mother of four children and takes care of 1 elderly person. She holds a diploma in Accounts.

She is undertaking informal business operations in maize farming, as the owner and manager. She started in 2014 with the husband’s monthly salary to finance the startup.

Her future plans are to remain with the same business and strengthen it. She is a member to Kahocka Agro-producer Kaciasia Women group.

Name : Birungi Julius
Business Name :
Address : Po box 36036 kampala, kisubi
Sex : Male

Julius Birungi is a father of 1 child and takes care of 2 elderly persons. He holds a degree in Bsc n IT, owns and manages a formal business in physical panning, ICT and agriculture.

He started using his own savings. He has a business partner. He currently employees 15 persons him inclusive.

He belongs to Uganda Rabbit Farmers and Revolution of Youth in Agriculture.

Name : Bwamaale Ivan
Address : Mihando kikage – kyawmba s/c kasese
Sex : Male

 

Mr. Bwambale Ivan is a married man and father of 2 children and takes care of 2 elderly persons. His family owns 3 acres of land.

He is undertaking business activities but not formally established. His business is wet coffee processing and value chain development. He started the business to offer specialty coffee to the market and also to break the farmers exploitation by middlemen who pay them poorly. His current business is procurement of red cherry coffee and wet cherry processing of coffee. The business was started four years ago in 2014. His position in the business is owner/manager. He used own savings and family loan to finance the start up. His business employees 6 people.

His future plans for the business is to remain with/strengthen the same business.

Name : Kabugho Royleen
Business Name : Jeza Fish Farmers
Address : Ibanda Village
Sex : Female

 

Royleen Kabugho holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration.

She undertaking business activities but is not formally established. Her business is Cage fish farming and the business name is Jeza fish farmers. She was motivated to start because of the increasing demand for fish in the communities. She has the necessary skills on how to feed the fish fry in the cage. She used her own savings to finance her start-up. The position in the business is a shared ownership/business partner.

Her future business plans are to remain with and strengthen the same business.

Name : Kaheru Brian
Business Name :
Address : Mubuku irrigation scheme
Sex : Male

 

Brian Kaheru is a father of 2 children and takes care of 1 elderly person. He holds a Bachelors in Development Studies.

Currently undertaking informal business activities in maise production and mini processing of maize grain in the Mubuku irrigation scheme. He is the owner/manager and started business in August 2016 using own savings, family loan and commercial bank loan. He currently employees 7 staff him inclusive

His future business plans are to remain with and strengthen the same business, start new business activities in addition to existing one. He belongs to Kasese Young Farmers Association.

Name : Kamalha Jockim
Business Name : Plant Eucalyptus
Sex : Male

 

Mr. Kamalha Jockim Kyuma is a  28 years old who holds a Bachelors of Social Work and Community Development .

He is founder/owner and manager of several informal business activities. Current business activities are: Piggery started in 2014, Crop farming cassava and pineapple started in 2016, Making wine started in 2018. Financed his business start-up using own savings.

Future plans are Expand Wine production and outlets, Expand the piggery with more pigs, Increase on crops acreage, increase on Eucalyptus trees . He is a Member to Kabalya cooperative society and Peace Register for Peace. Employees 2, himself and one family member.

Name : Kule Isaac
Address : Kisanga cell, kasese district
Sex : Male

 

Isaac Kule is a father of 2 children and takes care of 1 elderly person. He holds a diploma in Electrical Engineering.

He is currently operating informally in honey and wax processing, which was started in 2016. He owns two Apiary sites and use own savings to start the business.

His future plan is to strengthen the same business. He belongs to Kasese Youth Development Link

Name : Masika Jenet
Address : Umoja cell, Nyamwama
division, Kasese district
Sex : Female

 

Jenet Masika is a mother of one child and takes care of 1 elderly person. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree.

Currently she is undertaking informal business activities in Mushroom production, processing and marketing. She started to generate income, reduce waste after crop harvest and employ youth. She has technical skills in how to prepare substrate, plant, harvest, process and market mush rooms. The business currently employees 3 persons her inclusive.

Her future plan is to remain with and strengthen the same business.

Name : Mbambu Jozonia
Address : Kisanga A Nyamwamba division Kasese
Sex : Female

 

Ms. Mbambu Jozonia is a mother of 2 children and takes care of 2 elderly persons. She hold a Bachelors Degree in Community development. The family owns 3 acres of land.

Her business is rice growing and processing but its not formally established. She was Motivated to start the business for income generation and to also create jobs for fellow youth. She has the technical skills on how to plant rice. She is currently ploughing the land and constructing the wire house for rice. Her business employees 8 staff her inclusive.

Her plans for the future are to start new business activities in addition to existing one. She is a member to two business associations: Rwenzori Youth Initiatives for Development and Rwenzori Rural Urban Foundation.

Name : Migadde Ashiraf
Business Name : Agribusiness Youth Network
Address : Kampala
Sex : male

Mr. Migadde Ashraf is married with 2 children and holds a Bachelors in International Business

Currently he is undertaking informal business activities in water melon production and processing. He has skills in growing. His business Name is Agribusiness Youth Network and is registered with URSB. He started in June 2018 using his own savings. It’s a business partnership. And currently employees five staff.

He is a member to Watermelon farmers Association.

Name : Muhindo Expedito
Address : Kamaiba upper, Kasese district
Sex : Male

 

Mr. Expedito Muhindo lives with 1 child and takes care of 2 elderly persons. He holds a diploma in information systems.

He is operating informally and grow groundnuts for value addition, he started in 2017. His business activities are wholesaling ground nuts.

His future plan is to remain and to grow the same business.

Name : Muhindoo Ronald
Business Name : Royal Yoghurt
Address : Kamaiba, central division, Kasese municipality- Kasese district
Sex : Male

 

Ronald Muhindo holds a Bachelors Degree in Agribusiness Management and Community Development.

He is currently undertaking informal business activities in Yogurt processing.The name of the business is Royal Yogurt. He started
because of the high demand for yogurt in Kasese and are few suppliers and had attend skills in yogurt in yogurt processing. He started in March 2018. The business employees 2 staff him inclusive

The future plan is to remain with and strengthen the same business.

Name : Mumbere Daniel
Address : Kilumbe Quarters, Kasese
Sex : Male

 

Daniel Mumbere holds a Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering.

He is undertaking business activities but is not formally established. His business activities are fish feed processing. He was motivated to start due to the shortage of fish feed, which is affecting the growth of fish farming in the district. He currently employees four persons.

His future business plan is to start new business activities in addition to existing one.

Name : Musoke Isaac
Business Name : Agribusiness Youth Network
Address : Mutundwe Kampala
Sex : Male

 

Mr. Isaac Musoke is single and take care of 2 elderly persons. He has a Bachelors degree in Agribusiness Management. His family owns 30 acres of land.

He is currently undertaking business activities and his business is registered with Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB). His business is Horticulture production and processing. Growing and processing fruits and vegetables. He was motivated to start to make profit, improve nutrition among the population. He started Operations in June 2018. And has the necessary technical skills for the business. The name of his business is Agribusiness Youth Network. His position in the business is hared ownership (business partner). He used his own savings to finance his start-up. He employees 5 staff.

He is a member of Water Melon Masters Kenya and Watermelon farmers Association Uganda.

Name : Ndungu Brean Carbau
Business Name : Fish Farming
Address : Kizungu cell, Nyakasanga, Kasese
Sex : male

 

Mr. Brean Carbau Ndugu is a father of 2 children. He has a degree in Information Technology. His family owns 6 acres of land.

He is undertaking business activities but not formally established. His business is fish farming and he has bought land to construct a fish pond. He was motivated to start because he wanted to increase fish supply commercially for food. And to increase, the employed level since he has the skills and experience needed. He has the necessary skills to rare , feed, and market fish.. He is the owner and manager. His business has a trading license and it started in 2014 using his own savings. business
employees 6 people

His future plans is to remain with and strengthen the same business.

Name : Nyakato Moreen
Business Name : Divine Organic Vegetable farm
Address : Kabarole district / Mukubo
Sex : Female

 

Ms. Nyakato Moreen holds a Diploma in Computer Science. Her family owns 2 acres of land.

She is currently undertaking business activities but has not formally established. Her current business activity includes growing vegetables, selling and marketing, juice and salad making. The business name is Divine organic vegetable farm in Agriculture and she is currently the owner/Manager. The business was started in 2014 using her own savings. The Business employees four staff including her self.

Her future plans are start a new business activities in addition to existing one. She is a member to Uganda Small Scale Industries Association.

Name : Tumwebaze David Erimwsi
Address : Kampala
Sex : Male

 

Mr. Tumwebaze David Erimonsi takes care of 1 elderly person. He holds a Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration.

He is undertaking informal business activities in fish farming. Knows how to fertilize the ponds, stock ponds, produce oxygen and purify water. He is the owner /manager. He currently employees 6 staff him inclusive.

His future business plan is to strengthen the same business. He belongs to Kireka Housing Cooperative.

Name : Turyatunga Sam
Business Name : Tursam Investment ltd
Address : Wakiso
Sex : Male

 

Sam Turyatunga holds a Bachelor of Science in food processing technology.

He owns and manages a formal business in Fruit Juice processing. The business name is Tursam Investments Ltd. His future plans is to remain and strengthen the business. He currently employees 23 staff him inclusive. The business is registered with URSB, URA, UNBS.

He is a member to Uganda Small Scale Industries Association.

Name : Tusiime Allan
Address : Central division/ Kasese district
Sex : Male

 

Allan Tusiime is married with 3 children and takes care of 2 elderly persons. He has higher education.

He owns a business in Juice processing started in 2016 and wants to start pineapple growing. He currently employees 6 staff him inclusive.

His future plan is to remain with the same business and strengthen it.

Name : Tusiime Salanji
Business Name : Dream mushroom Innovations
Address : Kilembe
Sex : Female

 

Ms Solanji Tusiime, holds a Bachelors in Development studies and she is married with two children. Her family owns 3 acres of land.

She is undertaking business activities but not formally established. Her business activities are mushroom growing,processing and marketing, which was started in 2016. The Business name is Dream Mushroom Innovations. She employees 3 staff.

She is a Member of the Village Savings Association.