Barclays Bank has launched a new campaign called dubbed ‘Ebitala bintadde’ to introduce their new access plus account. The bank says the new account is meant to increase financial inclusion for Ugandans.
Small scale business owners in Kikoni in Makerere University have suffered reduced sales, with many planning to shift to other places. The traders claim they have been making losses, and cannot continue paying rent and not making money.
What started as a simple dream has turned a 45-year-old woman into a land owner and an established businesswoman.
Harriet Namayanja, a regular listener to CBS radio, was struggling to make ends meet as a poultry farmer when she heard on radio a discussion about a project to empower women through savings and loan associations (PEWOSA).
She picked interest to venture into cottage industries and has never looked back. “When I started the business I only used my children as workers because I didn't have money to pay workers,” she explains.