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How a Ugandan Student, 21, Started a Paper Bag Firm

Kevin Mwanza | AFK Insider   in  ·
May 28, 2015

At 21 many Ugandans are usually in some form of tertiary educational institution. Very few of them would imagine juggling campus life with a side business manufacturing and selling paper bags to retail shops in the capital Kampala.

But not Andrew Mupuya, a second-year Economic student at Kampala University, who started off five years ago by collecting used plastic bottles from dump sites across Kampala to sell them to recycling companies.

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