Networking, Information and Capacity Building

  • Networking meetings e.g the quarterly open forum, Business Luncheons
  • Monthly sectoral business breakfasts and committee meetings
  • Women’s Desk networking meetings
  • Youth Desk networking meetings
  • Dissemination of information through the SMS platform
  • Capacity and planning workshop
  • HIV/AIDS awareness

Training and Skills Development

  • Enterprise Based technical skills development Programme (ESDP)
  • Vocational Qualifications Programme (Workers’ Pass)
  • USSIA Business Cottage industry training’ programme
  • Business management administration training programme

Consultancy and Advice

  • SME advisory service ( Legal, taxation and accountancy advice)
  • Technical consultancy ( New technologies and environmental aspects)
  • Product certification and standardization consultancy
  • Mentorship and apprentice placements.
  • Corporate health care scheme for members with AAR Financial services facilitation with select commercial banks

Product and Market Development

  • Local and International trade fairs e.g International SME & Cottage Industry Fair
  • Marketing and promotion of member products through our showroom
  • Organising buyer-Seller meetings
  • Organising exchange visits and marketing missions
  • Branding and packaging consultancy


  • Dialogue with Local & National government
  • Member advocacy meetings

Call us today at +256 (0)782 173086
or email us at

USSIA BUILDING, UMA Show Grounds, Nakawa