Meet the entrepreneurs

“To be a successful business woman you have to be patient”

— Benedicta Nanyonga, CEO Kinawataka Straw Bags

“When you empower a woman you empower the world”

— Nellie Ssali, MD Makika Stylz

“When people think of Katanga they think bad things. Because it’s a slum they think we are all prostitutes or drug addicts. But we are good people and just as good at making clothes as the people in better places.”

— The talented tailors Sarah, Deborah, Prossy and Babiyre