Kisirisa Muhammed

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Name: Kisirisa Muhammed
Organization: Action For Fundamental Change and Development (AFFCAD)
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Title: Co Founder/ CEO
Bio:
I grew up from a humble family “Bwaise” the most deprived, dirtiest, most densely populated and notorious slum area in Kampala. In 2009, I Co-Founded, Action for Fundamental Change and Development (AFFCAD) which is mitigating the impacts of HIV/AIDS and ending poverty in Kampala’s slum communities while promoting local self-reliance. The organisation runs Excel Education Centre, a community primary school that supports 200 oprhans, vulnerable children in Bwaise slums and also operates Bwaise Youth Employment Centre that provides vocational, leadership and entrepreneurship skills to 800 disadvantaged Ugandan youth every year with support from the US Embassy Kampala.

Challenge Entries

AFFCAD runs Bwaise Youth Employment Centre (BYEC) as a model entrepreneur initiative for disadvantaged youth from Kampala’s slums. We enrol 600-800 youth annually aged 16-25 years for 7 vocational skills training using the Learn, Earn and Save model.

Bwaise Youth Employment Centre provides disadvantaged Ugandan youth aged 16-25 years living in Kampala's poorest slum areas with employment opportunities, vocational training and saving skills. They also acquire professional development, develope a supportive network and find suitable role models.

Bwaise Youth Employment Centre provides disadvantaged Ugandan youth aged 16-25 years living in Kampala's poorest slum areas with appropriate tools for employment and give them skills for professional development, developing a supportive network, finding suitable role models

The AFFCAD runs Bwaise Youth Employment Centre that provides 600-800 female and male young Ugandans aged 16 – 25 years living in Bwaise slums and other poorest areas of Kampala capital city with Leadership, Vocational and Entrepreneurship skills to help youth start up their businesses.