• 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

EAEA Is Partnering with CLFU To Enhance Entrepreneurship Skills Among Underprivilege Communities in EAC Region.

East Africa Entrepreneurs Association (EAEA) Is Partnering with Community Link Foundation Uganda (CLFU) To Enhance Entrepreneurship Skills Among Underprivilege Communities in EAC Region

In a meeting held at EAEA headquarters in Kampala on August/15/2024, the Director Business Development of EAEA, Mr. Tony Wamala(Right) and the Executive Director of CLFU, Mr. Vincent Obwana(Left) agreed to mutually work towards addressing a range of socio-economic challenges faced by women/girls and youth within the East African Community, such as  unemployment, food security, and digitalization.

Among the areas discussed is encourage participation of Women and Youth in STARTUP10 Project. A project which is financed by CIHEAM Bari, Italy of which EAEA is the official Incubator partner in Uganda. The aim of the project is to promote food security and youth employment in 10 partner countries of Italian cooperation (Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan, Lebanon, Kenya Uganda, Ethiopia, Albania, Bosnia,).

The Two-year project is to strengthen business incubators to foster the development of local startups active in the green and blue economy sectors with a focus on promoting youth employment, food security and digitalization.

This will be achieved through engaging selected startup companies in blue and green economies. A total of seven (7) startups will carefully be selected following a vigorous evaluation process to undergo incubator trainings, 6 months coaching by CLFU selected mentors and coaches, this will be pitched with a competition for a price of 5,000 Euros to fine tune their selected projects.

Successful startups will further undertake another 3 months mentorship program in Italy, where another pitch for a prize to scale up to address issues of venture capital, mortgage

The project will jointly be monitored by CLFU and EAEA, new learning and successes will be documented to inform research and development of a sustainability plan.

EAEA & CLFU Partner Group photo.

In the same development, EAEA & CLFU agreed to identify more local partners to support the project in order to reach more startups the two entities also aiming to multiply the initiative to other countries through developing a similar program for funding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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