Mission & Awards

Our Mission

The Kinawataka Women Initiatives seeks to engage vulnerable and marginalized women in the production of environmentally friendly products made from recycled plastic straws.

Awards and Recognitions

2014 40 Most Inspirational Women in Uganda- CEDA International

2014 1st Runner Up- KCCA Women’s Enterprise Competition

2014 TIAW World of Difference 100 Award- Awarded by The International Alliance for Women

2013 New Vision Woman Achiever- Awarded by New Vision Newspaper

2013 Certificate of Recognition- Awarded at the International Trade Facilitation Exposition

2012 Small Scale 2nd Runner Up for Investor of the Year Award- Awarded by the Uganda Investment Authority

2011 Environment and Energy Award Winner for Business Association and Community Development Awards- Awarded by the Private Sector Foundation of Uganda

2009 UN Habitat Business Award- Awarded by the UN Human Settlements Program and the Chinese Real Estate Chamber of Commerce

2009 Certificate of Appreciation- Awarded by Proudly Ugandan

2009 Environment and Energy 1st Runner Up for Business Association and Community Development Awards- Awarded by the Private Sector Foundation of Uganda

2008 Presidents Export Award- Awarded by Uganda Export Promotion Board

2007 A. Lubogo Award for Community Involvement- Awarded by Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association Limited

2005 Lake Victoria Environmental Award- Awarded by UN Habitat and Lake Victoria Region Local Authorities Corporation