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These are Africa’s fastest-growing businesses owned by women

September 04, 2019 at 04:00 pm | Money Moves, Women

Theodora Aidoo

Theodora Aidoo | Staff Writer

September 04, 2019 at 04:00 pm | Money Moves, Women

Julian Adyeri Omalla , founder & chairperson and managing director of Delight Uganda Limited
Photo credit: Delight Uganda Ltd

Julian Adyeri Omalla

Julian Adyeri Omalla is founder, chairperson and managing director of Delight Uganda Limited, producing the country’s most popular fruit drink sold under the brand name ‘Cheers’ and one of Uganda’s top women entrepreneurs.

This incredible woman coordinates women’s farmer cooperatives that provide food aid into Sudan and she is engaged in other business activities, such as egg and poultry farming, maize-feed production and a flour mill and bakery.

According to Lioness of Africa, Julian employs over 1,000 Ugandans and exports to countries such as Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan and Zaire.

She is a leading member of the Uganda Gender and Growth Coalition, a group of seven women’s rights advocacy groups. She received the Commonwealth Entrepreneur of the Year 2014.

In 2008, Julian was among six women in Africa to be honoured for their entrepreneurship skills by the World Bank.

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