By Kymanduma Patrick.
Women in Kasese district who have benefited from the Emyooga Program have taken a remarkable step forward by venturing into local manufacturing of domestic utensils.
Notably, the Bukonzo West Constituency Women Entrepreneur Emyooga Sacco invested in saucepan making, aiming to tap into the local market and even explore exports to neighbouring DR Congo.
Situated a short distance from the Democratic Republic of Congo border in Mpondwe, the Bukonzo West Constituency Women Entrepreneurs Emyooga Sacco, based in Kisaka 1 Cell emerged as a beacon of success in the fight against poverty.
Despite having less than four years of existence, this Emyooga group, like many others supported by the Microfinance Support Center, is already achieving impressive results.
Muhindo Mercy, the Chairperson of the Bukonzo West Constituency Women Entrepreneurs Emyooga Sacco, emphasized the strength of teamwork in their endeavors.
The group’s innovation extends beyond saucepan making to other domestic products such as liquid soap, bar soap, mats, and sandals.
Notably, Kasese youth link has played a pivotal role in providing skilling to vulnerable youth.
The executive director, Mr. Ronald Kato said seven hundred and twelve youths have received different skills in tailoring, saloon, carrion making and fish farming in Kasese district. Mr. Kato speaking….
Mr. Kato asked young mothers and school dropout to impress free skilling than wasting time making lamentations. END.