About me

fields of expertise

Tailoring, weaving,knitting,pottery,Finance and business management

I´m constantly looking for

Raw materials and machinery

My profile

I am a 27year old Uganda, I graduated with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Makerere University Business School in 2011.
I am not only self-motivated but also have the ability to maintain good and effective working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity which gives me a better edge for inter-personal skills.
Integrity is one of my core values of life and this has seen me sail through my all the ventures of life.

I am..

First name / Last name

Biira Annette

Country

Project Overview

CRAFTSMANSHIP FOR YOUTH AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN UGANDA

It is an indigenous business that deals in crafts from rural youth and women Objectives include, To improve productivity by implementing more training programs To lower costs in respect to competitor pricing to attract more and a new class of buyers and also introduce new products to a broader demography. To increase employment opportunities through an expanded supply base. Increase sales by 90% in the next 5 years. Increase customer satisfaction by reducing the frequency of customer returns and complaints, also reducing the delivery and distribution time of products. Reduce spending by 2016 through acquiring more equipment to increase the production and also use of own material. Activities. We use purely natural material such as backcloth from a tree, local grass and papyrus, banana fibre and palm leaves, seeds, horns and wood, gemstones as well as skins and local leather. Wood curving which include stools, mortars and pestles, walking sticks, drums, musical instruments, games, bowls, spoons, knives and animals. Tailoring using backcloth material which is Bugandas vintage and we get a variety of items such as placements, bags, photo frames among others. We also use other materials to make clothes, wallets, among others hence the acquisition of a sowing machine early this year to customize our products. Painting and drawing, some young school dropouts who are talented in this area do it and then we sell them hence creating jobs for them. Weaving, this s one of the most highly developed crafts in Uganda. The major raw materials here are papyrus and local grass, banana fibre and sisal to make baskets, mats and bags among others. Bead works such as jewellery, bags, and animals on wires, among others. Innovative approaches Introducing visa payment. Using mobile money payments. Acquiring more sowing machines. Designing a website for online shopping.

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