Saturday, October 17, 2020

Innocent Kawooya and his Kampala Mayoral Candidacy

 


Innocent Kawooya is a nominated aspirant for Kampala Lord Mayor position 2021 to 2026.

I hosted him on the 14th episode of the Ideation Corner to hear his plan for transforming Kampala.

While the Ideation Corner is a non-partisan platform, Innocent Kawooya made it here because he was our first guest for the Ideation Corner as seen here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvv2YT8voT8 

Patricia Atim explains how Kanzu Code developed the Women in FinTech Hackathon winning Product.

 



Kanzu Code Ladies won the first of its kind Women in FinTech Hackathon held in Kampala between 12th to 17th September.

In this episode, I talked to Patricia Atim, the team leader of Kanzu Code Ladies at the sidelines of the Women in FinTech summit held on 18th September, 2020.

She explains how they managed to develop this B2B product and what they believe it can do.


Damali Ssali delivers keynote speech at 2020 Women in FinTech Summit

 



I delivered the keynote address at the 2020 Women in FinTech summit. My topic of discussion was Financial Technology - the case of Uganda. 

The Women in FinTech summit was a culmination of the week long Women in FinTech Hackathon that attracted over fifty (50) participants and had fifteen (15) women led teams.

The Women in Fintech Hackathon was organised by HiPipo under its Include Everyone Programme in partnership with ID8, Crosslake Tech, Modusbox, Mojaloop Foundation and Level One Project.


Damali Ssali discusses Funds Sourcing and Financial Management with Young Developers.

 


Women in FinTech Hackathon and Summit Mentorship session by Damali Ssali.

Damali Ssali, FCCA, MBA is a Ugandan Afro-optimist with a natural interest in business, innovation, entrepreneurship, and women empowerment.  She is the producer and host of the weekly Ideation Corner.

The Women in Fintech Hackathon attracted over fifty (50) participants and had fifteen (15) women led teams.

The Women in Fintech Hackathon was organised by HiPipo under its Include Everyone Programme in partnership with ID8, Crosslake Tech, Modusbox, Mojaloop Foundation and Level One Project.


Laura Nakigozi demystifies Poultry Farming. Damali Ssali Ideation Corner Episode 12.

 


Laura Nakigozi is a 27-year-old founder and CEO of Cloverdale Farm, located in Kitemu, along Masaka Road.

Laura ventured into poultry farming in 2017 with 50 birds, and has since then expanded to current 22,000 birds. 

Through her farm, Laura, is also providing training to her fellow youth who want to start a poultry farming but have limited capital and limited space. 

She trains them on how to use low-cost high-quality bamboo cages to start poultry farming.

Through this training program she aims to positively impact on the lives of young people through the creation of jobs and employment.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Paula Mugisa is transforming SMEs through Teesa Advisory Services.

 



Paula Mugisa is a Business Development Consultant,  Founder and Team Lead at Teesa Advisory Services.

Teesa is a non-traditional management consultancy firm for micro, small, and medium sized enterprises in Uganda.

Through her company, Paula has over the last 10 years, helped set up and grow several businesses in Uganda.

She partners with businesses to, strategize, plan, and implement business activities to and catapult business growth. 



Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Gerald Katabazi is changing the brewing culture through Volcano Coffee. Damali Ssali Ideation Corner

 


Gerald Katabazi is the founder and CEO of Volcano Coffee; a Ugandan specialty coffee cafe.

 

Gerald is very interested in changing the brewing behavior and the coffee roasting culture in Uganda.

 

He is also passionate about developing the skills of ghetto kids, in urban and rural areas, so that they can gainfully participate in the coffee value chain.