President Museveni receives US-based shoe industry delegation at State House Nakasero

Thursday 24th April 2014

President Yoweri Museveni has received a delegation of managers of the Sseko Designs Shoe Industry, based in the United States of America.

The delegation that was led by Company’s Operations and Programme Manager, Ms. Ashley Paulus, called on the President at State House, Nakasero yesterday.  

The enterprise which is incorporated in USA has an industry in Kyebando, Kampala that has been operational for the past five years.

The President who was impressed by the quality of the samples of the shoes that are produced in Kyebando, pledged to help the Company set up a modern enterprise in the country.

Ms. Ashley Paulus, revealed that the company exports ladies’ shoes to the United States of America adding, that the enterprise currently produces 8,000 units per month valued at $300,000.

The Company, she added, currently employs a work-force of women only with particular emphasis on those that are disadvantaged socially and physically such as people living with HIV/AIDS and widows among others.



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