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  • #TugobeCorona #WearaMask
  • #TugobeCorona #WearaMask
  • Mr. Francis Kisirinya, Deputy Executive Director demonstrates how a mask should be worn
  • #TugobeCorona #WearAMask
  • PSFU team visit to Mahathi Infra Uganda Limited
  • Uganda EU Business Forum - 9th & 10th March 2020
  • Spotlight Initiative - Training of Trainers workshop 2019
  • PSFU Annual Trade Facilitation expo & symposium 2019
  • Peter Kaujju, Head of Communications & Marketing at UMEME
  • Kampala Capital City Authority Daniel Muhumuza Nuwabine, the interim head of Public and Corporate Affairs joins Tugobe Corona campaign
  • #TugobeCorona #WearaMask

    PSFU together with partners launched a campaign on 6th October 2020 dubbed "Tugobe Corona. Wear a Mask"

  • #TugobeCorona #WearaMask

    SafeBoda riders flagged off to join the sensitization teams in CBD.

  • Mr. Francis Kisirinya, Deputy Executive Director demonstrates how a mask should be worn

  • #TugobeCorona #WearAMask

    Our teams in the markets in Kampala city using megaphones to share message on importance of wearing a mask at times while in public

  • PSFU team visit to Mahathi Infra Uganda Limited

    Captain Mike Mukula, Board Member, Mahathi Infra Uganda Limited gives a tour guide to the team

  • Uganda EU Business Forum - 9th & 10th March 2020

    H.E President of the Republic of Uganda shares a light moment after addressing participants at the recently concluded Uganda Europe Business Forum

  • Spotlight Initiative - Training of Trainers workshop 2019

  • PSFU Annual Trade Facilitation expo & symposium 2019

  • Peter Kaujju, Head of Communications & Marketing at UMEME

    UMEME joins the Tugobe Corona. Wear A Mask campaign 

  • Kampala Capital City Authority Daniel Muhumuza Nuwabine, the interim head of Public and Corporate Affairs joins Tugobe Corona campaign

PRIVATE SECTOR FOUNDATION UGANDA

Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) is Uganda’s apex body for the private sector. It is made up of over 200 business associations, corporate bodies and the major public sector agencies that support private sector growth.
 
Since its founding in 1995, PSFU has served as a focal point for private sector advocacy as well as capacity building and continues to sustain a positive policy dialogue with Government on behalf of the private sector.PSFU aims to strengthen Private Sector capacity for effective policy advocacy and market competitiveness nationally, regionally and internationally. Regionally, PSFU is the national focal point for the East African Business Council (EABC) and the COMESA Business Council (CBC).

PRIVATE SECTOR FOUNDATION ONLINE BUSINESS DIRECTORY

Private Sector Foundation Uganda Online Directory

POLICY ADVOCACY

PSFU is involved in extensive consultations and stakeholder engagements, enhanced research and analysis, improved policy dialogue with various partners and increased participation in various foras.

TRADE DEVELOPMENT

PSFU spearheads the articulation of private sector trade policy concerns with the objective of enhancing private sector participation in regional and international trade.

CAPACITY BUILDING

PSFU has established a fully equipped Capacity Building Unit as a special department/Unit that coordinates training and capacity building programs for the private sector enterprise development initiatives.

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PSFU NEWS

Tugobe Corona Campaign: Boda Boda riders trained to join the sensitization campaign
16 Oct 2020

BODA BODA RIDERS TRAINED TO SENSITIZE PUBLIC ON WEARING A MASK AT ALL TIMES   Kampala, Friday, 16th October 2020 - Private Sector Foundation Uganda today flags off Safeboda riders to join the sensitization team in the campaign dubbed “Tugobe Coro [ ... ]

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PSFU together with partners Mastercard Foundation, Safe Boda, PRAU, KACITA officially launch #TugobeCorona WearAMask campaign
07 Oct 2020

Kampala, Tuesday, 6th October 2020 - Private Sector Foundation Uganda together with its partners have today launched a campaign dubbed “Tugobe Corona. Wear A Mask.” The campaign is aimed at sensitizing and creating awareness among Ugandans to sh [ ... ]

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PSFU statement on the National Budget Conference 2020
29 Sep 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has already unleased substantial economic damage word-over. Economic growth has been slowed substantially by 2%-3% in Uganda. This is the same world over. The impact on poverty is even greater. We already know that 2.5m people a [ ... ]

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Call for Application to support SMEs under the COVID-19 Economic Recovery & Resilience Program
28 Sep 2020

The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU), Uganda’s apex body for the private sector in Uganda, is collaborating with Mastercard Foundation to implement immediate relief, recovery and resilience interventions under the COVID-19 PSFU Response Proj [ ... ]

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PSFU member consultation meeting on the draft work based learning policy
04 Sep 2020

3rd September 2020, Kampala. Government of Uganda, through the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development with support from UNDP has drafted the National Work Based Learning Policy. The main purpose of the policy is to promote and strengthen w [ ... ]

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PSFU visits Mahathi Infra Uganda Limited
04 Sep 2020PSFU visits Mahathi Infra Uganda Limited

Uganda, through Mahathi Infra Uganda Limited, is constructing the a 14-tank storage project aimed at storing up to 70 million litres of fuel with a 220 meters long jetty estimated to deliver fuel in 16 hours. The cost of the storage tanks is estimate [ ... ]

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Using Digital Innovation to Boost Public-Private Partnership on Sustainable Development
26 Aug 2020

In partnership with Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) and the Government of Uganda, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) facilitated a training on 12th August 2020 for Ugandan companies to use a digital tool to discover opportunities [ ... ]

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Corona virus disease (COVID-19) complacency will cost Uganda a fortune
24 Aug 2020

23. August 2020 - The Board and Management of Private Sector Foundation Uganda wishes to make this important announcement about COVID-19. The Ministry of Health has issued a statement about the current surge of this COVID19 in many parts of Uganda,  [ ... ]

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PSFU enhancing Lead Firm Structure for youth employment in Uganda
07 Aug 2020

The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation to anchor the Young Africa Works strategy in Uganda. Under the Young Africa Works strategy by Mastercard Foundation, PSFU has designed and will implement the Lea [ ... ]

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Local Content Bill to promote import substitution - PSFU position
24 Jul 2020

On May 20, this year, Parliament passed the Local Content Bill 2019. The bill, which is currently awaiting formal assent by President Museveni is expected to support all efforts towards entrenching import substitution. Mr Gideon Badagawa, the executi [ ... ]

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Mastercard Foundation Launches 10-Year Plan to Enable 3 Million Young People in Uganda to Access Dignified Work
24 Jul 2020

Kampala, Uganda – July 24, 2020 – On Thursday, 23rd July 2020, the Mastercard Foundation announced its Young Africa Works strategy in Uganda, which has set a goal to enable more than 3 million young people in the country to access dignified and  [ ... ]

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Mastercard Foundation and Private Sector Foundation Uganda Launch COVID-19 Economic Recovery and Resilience Response Program
09 Jun 2020

Kampala, Uganda, June 9, 2020 – Today the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) announced the creation of the COVID-19 Economic Recovery and Resilience Response Program in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation.  The program will extend i [ ... ]

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Uganda holds first E-conference on COVID-19 and the Economy
26 May 2020

Kampala: May 3rd, 2020 - Private Sector Foundation in partnership with UN Women have today hosted the first E-conference on mitigating the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the Ugandan economy.
The two days’ conference was conducted using online ZOO [ ... ]

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PSFU Business Barometer: COVID-19 impact on businesses report
21 May 2020

Kampala: 19th May 2020 – Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) consulted its membership to analyse the impact of COVID-19 on their enterprises through a survey dubbed PSFU Business Barometer. The business barometer looked at the overall business [ ... ]

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COVID-19: UNDP, JUMIA Uganda partner to link market vendors with consumers online
11 May 2020

Kampala, Friday 8th May 2020 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with Jumia Uganda, the leading e-commerce company have launched an e-commerce platform to sustain supply chains for micro, small and medium enterprises (M [ ... ]

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The COVID-19 Pandemic: The journey towards resuscitating the economy of Uganda: An opportunity not to be missed
27 Apr 2020

27th April 2020 KAMPALA, UGANDA – Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) has had many discussions with Government, in particular Ministry of Finance, the Prime Minister, various key players and partners to devise measures on how the economy can b [ ... ]

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Blog Post: Building Resilience amidst COVID-19
17 Apr 2020

BUILDING RESILIENCE AMIDST COVID-19 In the midst of the Coronavirus, all companies across the globe are asking themselves if they will weather the storm. What started out as a localized problem for one Chinese province, has brought virtually the ent [ ... ]

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Mastercard Foundation response to COVID-19 for Partners: Mastercard COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Program.
15 Apr 2020

In the midst of the current global pandemic crisis and its effects on social and economic stability, Mastercard Foundation has stepped up to continue supporting communities and young people. In a statement released on 9th April 2020 by Mastercard Fou [ ... ]

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Blog Post: Vital tips on how to survive and emerge even stronger after the COVID-19 pandemic
06 Apr 2020

Consider digital sourcing, sales, and distribution channels  The lock-down directives announced, and the president of Uganda will certainly curtail the smooth flow of raw materials, and distribution of goods if you demand on traditional sourcing an [ ... ]

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PSFU Economic Recommendations in Response to COVID 19
24 Mar 2020

The economic fallout of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has high potential of getting the world economy into recess. Outputs are reducing, exports, jobs, etc are likely to be challenged as well. And for third world economies this is very likely t [ ... ]

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Training Postponed - Fundraising & resource mobilization - Till further Notice
04 Mar 2020

PSFU Training workshop on "Fundraising and Resource Mobilization" which was scheduled for 25th – 27th March, 2020 at Uganda Management Institute, Kampala has been postponed till further notice. This is due to the pandemic of COVID-19.  The t [ ... ]

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Dr. Elly Karuhanga takes over from Dr. Patrick Bitature who completed his two year term as Chairman
25 Nov 2019

The Private Sector Foundation Uganda held its 23rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, 21st November 2019 at UMA Conference Hall, Lugogo and it is pleased to announce the newly elected Board of Directors where Dr. Elly Karuhanga will serve as C [ ... ]

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The Government of Uganda, Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) and the European Union (EU) partnership to promote private sector investment
15 Nov 2019

The Government of Uganda, Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) and the European Union (EU) have partnered to promote private sector investment in order to spur sustainable economic growth and generate decent jobs, in line with the Africa-EU Allian [ ... ]

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Public Disclosure of Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF) for CEDP- Additional Financing
08 Oct 2019

The Government of Uganda (GoU) has applied for credit from the International Development Association (IDA) towards Additional Financing (AF) of the Competitiveness and Enterprise Development Project (CEDP AF) in order to scale up the successful outco [ ... ]

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