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.
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.