Business Ideas

Meet Sandra Letio – Uganda’s Queen of Shea Butter

LinkmeUg brings you Uganda’s queen of Shea butter who kick-started her dream of Ugandan Shea butter beauty products in 2012 with only 30,000/=. Though still in her 20s, Sandra’s company, Pelere Group employs over 15 people and exports cosmetics from a crop traditionally used as edible oil. Her story will get your business started. Education […]

My meeting with Focus Youth Forum – FYF

  After several invitations, I finally attended an FYF meeting with a variety of people ranging from young entrepreneurs to employers, social workers and more. I walked into Nommo Gallery – Nakasero where the group meets every Saturday at 5:30pm and found Chris Rigby – an intern at the American Embassy talking about scholarships for […]

Passionate about fashion? Dove arts and Design will give you the skills.

Are you in business, management, tourism, social work, a student, jobless youth or in any other profession? Would you love to acquire practical entrepreneurship skills in jewelry design, fashion or interior design? LinkmeUg brings you Dove arts and Design, a center to help you start a business. Many of us have talents and passions lying […]

Meet Masereka – the youth behind Pipos Ark Films

Masereka Yese aka Javie Yese is the brains behind Kibuli based Pipos Ark Films  a Video, and film production company that produces music videos, offers video and photography for parties and produces documentaries. Born and raised in Bwera, kasese, Yese describes himself as God fearing and a hardworking person easy to associate with. How do […]

Making it in the fashion business Deborah Nanyanja style

Losing her greatest inspiration in life, her father in 2013, Nanyanja Deborah 24, has not let her passion and career in Fashion and Designing vanish. With the help of her elder brother who fought tooth and nail to accomplish their late father’s wish of setting up a business for his daughter, she has lifted herself […]

Youth should employ themselves – Gen. Katumba Wamala

“Uganda’s high unemployment is a security risk to Uganda and we need to skill our graduates to employ themselves.” Gen Katumba Wamala said at a recently held youth exhibition. The Chief of Defense Forces advised youth on how to make it in life; Get practical skills regardless of your degree. Join clubs and associations like […]

The thriving money lending business at MUK

Money lending is one of the fastest growing businesses in Uganda and is currently being operated by the formal and the informal sector. The rise of money lenders in Uganda has arisen partly because of the need to access emergency funds to solve business and personal problems. LinkmeUg caught up with 25 year old Marvin […]