Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | KCB Bank Uganda will sponsor 30 local entrepreneurs for a business trip to Germany and Turkey in an effort to support the growth of Small and Medium Enterprises, according to its Managing Director, Joram Kiarie.
“At KCB Bank Uganda, we are aware that one of the biggest challenges that our local SMEs face is creating valuable linkages to enhance their businesses. This trip is therefore is a step towards facilitating our customers to make these linkages,” he said on March 14.
The trip will include visits to construction factories and health facilities with modern technology in German as well as hold business to business meeting with the Turkish business community.
Germany Ambassador to Uganda, Albrecht Conze, said the trip will provide an opportunity to help new generation of entrepreneurs grow their businesses. SME’s in Uganda employs over 2.5million people, according to Uganda Investment Authority.