Students in Uganda to start poultry business
Five Makerere University students in Uganda have got sh30m (US$18,580) to
start a poultry breeding project after winning a competition aimed at teaching
them entrepreneurial skills.
The contest, which was organised by AIESEC
International, had 40 groups which wrote business proposals. Of the 40
proposals, 11 were ready for judgement. "All the proposals had a vision but did
not include maximising profit attainment. They should have clear management,
identification of risks and less assumptions," said Gerald Osolo of the East
African Development Bank (EADB) who was the chief judge.
was part of a two-month programme for students of Makerere University and
Makerere University Business School. The business plans were written for the
programme's funders like Lion Assurance, Makerere University's Faculty of
Information and Computing Technology, Enterprise Uganda and
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