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Semwogerere keeps father’s legacy alive

By Sebidde Kiryowa

Added 20th May 2016 06:48 PM

They started by pounding fresh nkejje, a very nutritious type of fish from Lake Victoria and selling its past to parents with malnourished children both in homes and hospitals.

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They started by pounding fresh nkejje, a very nutritious type of fish from Lake Victoria and selling its past to parents with malnourished children both in homes and hospitals.


He was in only in P 4 when his father, now deceased Retired Senior Superintendent of Police Emmanuel Wakoli Katende and his mother Margaret Katende started a cottage business at home in Kayebe village which was later to become the company name.

They started by pounding fresh nkejje, a very nutritious type of fish from Lake Victoria and selling its past to parents with malnourished children both in homes and hospitals.

 ayebe auce packers products  Some of the products of Kayebe Sauce Packers

 

When his father relinquished control of the company in 2008 after 30 years of building it from scratch, Deo Ssemwogerere took over.

Read about how Ssemwogerere beat the odds to build on what his father started as a cottage industry into an East African regional player in processed foods industry in The New Vision’s Pakasa Pull-out on Friday.

 emwogerere supervising workers at the factoryhotos by dward isoma Semwogerere supervising workers at the factory.Photos/ by Edward Kisoma

 

 he founder of ayebe auce packers the late  mmanuel akoli atende with his friend and fellow entrepreneur the late ames ulwana The founder of Kayebe Sauce packers, the late Emmanuel Wakoli Katende(R) with his friend and fellow entrepreneur the late James Mulwana(L)

 

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