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Creative Kampala Start-up

After completing secondary school, Kakooza chose to invest in his artistic skills. The Aflateen alumni set up a creative studio Khalton Classic Arts, offering everything from house painting to t-shirt design, from decorating to global branding.

 

The innovative artist has trained up other young people by offering them a placement in his studio, while taking care of their expenses. The trainees learn on the job as they do various assignments for clients in Kampala including decorating schools.

 

I had a dream of starting my own company that employs youth, to fight youth unemployment and they get a decent salary — Kakooza

Kakooza can call himself is a real social entrepreneur, contributing to his community by promoting youth employability in Uganda. His creative start-up currently employs six youngsters, training and learning innovative skills from each other, while gaining a decent income and creating new jobs.