Business Funding

Johnson & Johnson Africa Innovation Challenge is on

Johnson & Johnson has announced the launch of the Africa Innovation Challenge, an initiative to support Africa’s vibrant and growing innovation ecosystem to help develop important and locally sustainable consumer health solutions. The Africa Challenge seeks novel ideas that focus on three critical health areas: promoting early child development and maternal health; empowering young women; […]

How Youth Livelihood fund is being used

In January 2014, Uganda launched the Youth Livelihood Fund worth 265 billion shillings over a period of 5 years. These funds can be accessed by any group of youth between 18-30yrs from their sub county level. 2 years on and the Youth Livelihoods Program is proving the doubting Thomases wrong. According to Mr. James Ebitu, […]

Global Entrepreneurship Week is on… Here is your way forward.

This week, November 16th – 22nd, the world is celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week (GES). GES is a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch start-ups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. The US Mission in Uganda is highlighting activities of young entrepreneurs among others. To participate A […]

Youth Funds available at Centenary Bank

You have obviously heard about the youth funds that government has put up for youths, but have you attempted to access them? There are a number of funds, Youth venture capital fund, Youth to youth funding, and now the youth Livelihood fund. The Youth Venture capital fund was the first large scale fund for youths […]

Looking for business capital? Sell that stuff!

The Bank lending rates have gone up and you are wondering where to get capital to start your business. Have you considered giving up some gadgets to raise the funds? Brandi Hamrick , a marketing, money and mindset coach in the US says most people have unused stuff just sitting around the house yet it […]

Looking for business capital?


Whether you are starting or somewhere on the journey…many businesses need external funds to grow. Here are your options.. Youth Funding from the government [youth livelihood fund] In Uganda, youths fall under the ministry of Gender, labour and social development. Located on George Street in Kampala opposite CPS [central police station] on Simbamanyo building. 265 […]