Current 2011, ITC jointly with the Women Entrepreneurs Association will launch the ACCESS! programme which will contribute to the business development services offered in the country by focusing on gender specific business needs to enhance the competitiveness of women owned enterprises in Africa with concrete business in the international market in order to increase the country's export base, enhance the women in the employment sector and ultimately create wealth and personal development.
The Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association Limited (UWEAL), ACCESS! focal point institution in Uganda is a nongovernmental organization whose vision is to address gender disparities by enhancing and empowering the economic status of women in Uganda. With 850 members spread across the country, UWEAL is considered to be a one-stop facilitator for women entrepreneurs and women professionals. At the local level, UWEAL is actively linked to related institutions, such as the Ugandan Manufacturers Association (UMA), the Private Sector Foundation (PSFU), the Ugandan Small Scale Industries Association (USSIA), the Uganda National chamber of commerce and Industry (UNCCI, membership payment pending).
For more information, please visit UWEAL website
For more information about the ACCESS! programme in Uganda, please contact our coordinator:
Ms. Stella Maris DDUMBA - Chief Executive Officer
Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association Limited
Plot 38 Lumumba Avenue, Nakasero,
P.O Box 10002 Kampala, Uganda
The ACCESS! training team is ready to share their vast knowledge and expertise in enterprise development. Our team of trainers will help you through the key aspects of learning to do business internationally.
For more information, please contact ACCESS! team:
Ms. Harriet Ada MUCUNGUZI - Trainer (Entrepreneurship Development)
Ms. Audrey KAWUKI - Director, Makekere University Business School
Ms. Sara KATEBALIRWE - National Expert Trainer in Garment Construction and Product Development
Ms. Jackie ATURINDE - Director, Tatgem Ltd
Ms. Mabel N. KIGGUNDU - Trainer
Ms. Joyce RWAKASISI - Technical Trainer