Uganda Small Scale Industries Association (USSIA) is registered as a company limited by guarantee, established on 11th Jan 1980 under the Companies Act Cap 120. USSIA is a national nongovernmental non-profit membership based association of micro, small and medium scale industries (MSMIs). It was incorporated out of the realization that there was a gap in terms of the representation and support of professional MSMIs that want to grow and become large enterprises. It’s mandated to support and equip micro, small and medium sized enterprises for success and sustained growth under favorable national policies and business operating environment.

The Uganda Small Scale Industries Association (USSIA) is a business association of Micro, Small and Medium Industries (MSMIs) with a strong membership base of about 5,500 registered Micro, Small and Medium Industries. USSIA is driven to support and equip small and medium sized enterprises especially the small scale industrial sector of Uganda for success and economic growth.

Our Vision: To be the leading business membership organisation in the promotion and development of micro, small and medium scale value addition industries and supportive service enterprises as the engine of growth in Uganda

Our Mission: To enhance the development and competitiveness of Micro, Small and Medium Scale industries (MSMEs) through quality service delivery and policy lobbying and advocacy.

Our Core Values: We have 5 values that express our shared understanding of what we believe in, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as a business membership organization. • Accountability • Efficiency • Integrity • Respect • Transparency