By Our Reporter
The four finalists in MTN’s Nsindika Njake entrepreneurship show pitched intriguing business ideas focusing on winning the up-for-grabs 60 million shillings.
Jovan Kagezi presented about a charcoal stove connected to a chimney and a biogas source providing clean cooking energy to the end-users. Kagezi added that his business makes charcoal briquettes at affordable prices targeting households, schools, restaurants and hotels. He described his business as the best for any cook.
Shakirah Nassejje’s idea revolved around a tailoring business making bags, clothes and also skilling persons with disabilities. Nassejje assured the judges that her business could record sky-high profits once it upgraded to digital tailoring with industrial-grade electric machines using the 60 million grand cash prize.
On his part, Joseph Kwesiga, a juice manufacturer said once he gets the 60 million shillings, he is ready to buy resourceful-land worth 10 million in Luwero district, where he can plant and harvest sugarcanes and more ingredients needed for juice making.
The wise jury advised Kwesiga to keep be mindful of his farming prospects as it could be risky if he had no prior experience in farming. They rather advised him to concentrate on meeting the quality standards of juice manufacturing...