• EIMA Delegation
    EIMA Delegation
    A Delegation of EAEA Members involved in Agribusiness at the Italian Embassy in Kampala. They were sent off by H.E. Domenico Fornara
  • EAC Intellectual Property Workshop
    EAC Intellectual Property Workshop
    Workshop to Validate the Draft Report for the EAC Regional Policy for Science Technology and Innovation and Intellectual Property on 24th-25th September 2018 at Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Uganda-DRC Business Forum
    Uganda-DRC Business Forum
    The 7th Session of Uganda-DRC Joint Permanent Commission Senior officials meeting at Speke Resort Munyonyo, Meera conference hall. Strengthen cooperation between Uganda and DRC.
  • COMESA Competition Commission Training
    COMESA Competition Commission Training
    Sensitization And Training Of District Commercial Officers And Private Sector Umbrella Organizations On Competition Law And Practices At Ridar Hotel-Uganda 27th -28th September 2018
  • EAEA agri-business Members who attended the National Ploughing Championship, Dublin, Ireland 2018
  • Members of EAEA at a press meeting at the Irish Embassy in Kampala
  • A Delegation of EAEA Members at the Irish Embassy Kampala, before they set off to Ireland to attend the National Ploughing Championship
  • Ensuring that Entrepreneurs’ Interactions with national, regional & international organizations are mutually beneficial (Win-Win strategy).
  • Enhancing Skilled Human Capacity Development
  • We work to support the EAC economic, political, social and cultural integration
  • Promotion and development of markets both locally, regionally and internationally
  • Advocating for the rights of Entrepreneurs at all relevant national & regional fora, this includes but not be limited to: i) Government Ministries, departments and Authorities ii) Non-governmental organizations. iii) Councils and Municipalities iv) Any other relevant local, regional and international fora.
  • Encouraging the development of infrastructure (factory shells, incubation centers e.t.c) for the promotion of Entrepreneurs activities
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About EAEA

East Africa Entrepreneurs Association (EAEA) is a regional membership association composed of entrepreneurs and innovators whose underlying theory of change is ensuring the enabling environment for sustainability of entrepreneur-led growth in the East Africa.

EAEA was formed as a private sector body and has since grown to become a vibrant and credible business association, owned by members of the East African business community. It was founded by promoters with long experience in both public and private experience with resolutions to foster trade, investment and opportunities.

EAEA was established on the realization that entrepreneurship forms the pivot upon which socio-economic development is anchored. Within East African Community (EAC) region comprising: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda and South Sudan, Governments are forging UNITY. But what about the PRIVATE SECTOR UNITY? The answer is East Africa Entrepreneurs Association (EAEA).

EAEA is an advocate for appropriate economic policies and focuses its efforts on encouraging a favorable business and investment climate, and working with international, regional, and local partners and governments to enhance business opportunities, technology transfer and capacities for the sustainability of entrepreneurs.

East Africa Entrepreneurs Association (EAEA) aims to positively impact the development of Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) to become the main vehicle for expanding production, providing sustainable jobs, improving household incomes and enhancing economic growth and development in EAC region.


To be the most effective regional umbrella body for advancement of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to operate and trade beyond borders regionally and internationally.


To ensure and strengthen a favorable environment that supports entrepreneurship development, synergies and knowledge share for business growth and sustainability.


To achieve the vision & mission, EAEA setup the following priority values to define behavior and performance of its staff;

  1. The Quality Service in a  timely  and  efficient  manner.
  2. The   Passion   to   making   our   members   and   partners successful.
  3. The   Integrity to   do   what’s   right   in   a   fairness   and transparency manner.
  4. The Innovation to create leading solutions for real-world challenges.