Uganda: British Council Teaches Fashion Entrepreneurs

Twenty-five sprouting design business visionaries were passed out last Thursday following training under British Council Uganda.

This was a piece of the East Africa Arts Creative Enterprise Training program that saw fashion designers from Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Sudan and Tanzania experience preparing.

They investigated an extensive variety of imaginative business thoughts, associated and learnt from the business specialists with a specific end goal to develop their individual brands. This was the second accomplice.

East Africa Arts advances new craftsmanship, shares aptitudes and touches off associations between the UK and East Africa (Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Sudan and South Sudan) through projects, for example, New Art New Audiences, abilities and systems administration occasions and In Motion, a portability program that offers three distinct awards for specialists and social professionals to movement and take part in occasions and exercises in East Africa and the UK.

The three-day workshop that culminated into the colourful event on Thursday had mentors including Anita Beryl of Beryl Qouture, Ras Kasozi of Kas Wear and SEED Show, among others.

Its main focus was to help creative young entrepreneurs to craft their fashion business blueprint and to get their businesses into the future.

Charles Semanda, winner of SEED Show 2016, described the workshop as an eye-opener and that the knowledge will have a lasting impact on his label – Say-manda – as he positions himself to export to the UK.

The event held at Resilient Africa Network in Kololo also had In Place of War as co-organisers. In Place of War also runs a creative and social entrepreneurship programme.

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