BREAKFAST LAUNCH CEREMONY 18 th NOVEMBER, 2013 _________________________________________________________________________________________ SERENA HOTEL KAMPALA, ADDIS HALL (7:00 AM – 8:30 AM)
_________________________________________________________________________________________ AFRICA’S FUTURE IS IN ITS YOUNG GENERATION, THE ACHIEVERS MUST BE ROLE MODELS FOR OTHER MILLENNIALS! _________________________________________________________________________________________
THE YOUNG ACHIEVERS AWARDS WERE FOUNDED FIVE YEARS AGO. TODAY WE LAUNCH THE 4 TH EDITION OF THE YOUNG ACHIEVERS AWARDS.
We recognise and honor outstanding Ugandan youth who have excelled in different fields for their innovation, excellence and leadership that is making a positive contribution in transforming our communities.
For the past years we have recognized outstanding individuals who have shaped our country in one way or another and inspired others to pursue their dreams.
Our overall objective is to showcase the best of young entrepreneurs and leaders who serve as examples for their peers.
The biggest challenge for us has been how best to offer onward support for enterprises and initiatives of these Young Achievers.
It is a great privilege and joy for us to host the 4th edition of the Awards. “
It has been a great challenge every time, however, we are most grateful to the founding Board of Directors who offered great support and direction, sponsors and all those who believe in our vision.
These Awards are an excellent opportunity to say thank you and to celebrate achievements and excellence and youth leadership, and we look forward to celebrating this event on the 19 th December Victory Hall, Serena Kampala Hotel” Ms Patricia Nsanze Nzeyi, Board Chairperson Young Achievers Awards. “
World Economic Forum Outlook on Global Agenda 2014 puts 50% on poverty, Unemployment and youth unemployment as Africa's key challenges.
These Achievers are en example of the great opportunity that lies in the huge numbers of African youths, as opposed to being the problem.
The Awards ceremony will see the presence of key young people working closely elevate our country and as an organisation, we continue to support strong and robust Youth Engagement in our communities and giving young people tools to realise their true potential.
Most importantly, we thank our sponsors Dettol, Ericsson, Nile Breweries, NSSF, Dembe Group, UCC, African Alliance, UMEME, Uganda Development Bank, Export Promotions Board, Silk Events, Milege Band and Media 256, for supporting this cause.
We believe we must do all we can to celebrate and publicise these brilliant young role models to inspire more young people to fulfill their true potential. The Awards provide an important opportunity to do just that.
Entry to the Award ceremony is free but restricted to invitation.
The 2013 Young Achievers Awards Finalists
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM AWARD Lydia Nabakooza Flavia Tumusiime
BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD Agasha Group Ltd (Sharon Againe) Addmaya (Peter Mukiibi & Arthur Nakkaka) Angels Initiatives (George William Bakka,Joachim Ewechu & Ivan Mandela)
OUTSTANDING PERFORMING ARTS AWARD Richard Walakira Kenneth Kimuli aka Pablo
ERICSSON EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR INNOVATION The Medical Concierge Group (Dr. Davis Musinguzi) Matibabu (Joshua Busingye, Brian Gitta, Simon Lubambo and Josiah Kavuma)
FARMING AND AGRO-PROCESSING AWARD Golden Bees (Vincent Ochan) KadAfrica Ltd (Eric & Rebecca Kaduru)
LEADERSHIP AND SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AWARD Peter Wamono Gerald Abila Muhammed Kisirisa
OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY AWARD Ibrahim Sekagya Phiona Mutesi Jas Mangat
SPECIAL AWARDS RECIPIENTS
HEROES AWARD Esther Kalenzi - Team Leader and Champion for the cause, 40 Days over 40 Smiles
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Posthumously presented to The Late Dr. James Mulwana, a renown Ugandan industrialist and businessman.
YOUNG ACHIEVERS STAR HALL OF FAME To be Announced at the Award ceremony OVERALL YOUNG ACHIEVER To be announced at the Award ceremony