International Women's day 2021

  • Private Sector Foundation Uganda

In commemoration of the International Women's day 2021, PSFU in partnership with Inspire Africa celebrated women in coffee and shared about the diversity in coffee & the available business opportunities within the sector.

The Chief Executive Officer of Inspire Africa, Nelson Tugume urged women in Uganda to leverage the abundant opportunities in the coffee sector. He emphasized that women participation in coffee business will enable them achieve financial independence.

During the event, Inspire Africa introduced the ‘Juzza’ initiative which is a mobile café. The mobile coffee kiosks which is one of the innovations under the Young Africa Works Program to be managed by Inspire Africa was officially launched at the event. Inspire Africa is one of the lead firms under Young Africa Works Program, supported by Mastercard Foundation.

These mobile coffee cafes will be stationed on several tricycles, also known as ‘Tuku tukus’ across the city. These facilities will encourage coffee consumption; provide convenience as well as create jobs for young people.