UMA-HEST Project

With the aim of improving the skills of over 2,000 graduates, Uganda Manufacturers Association in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Sports with support from African Development Bank is running an internship program

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About the Project
Number of students Trained from all the 9 institutions
3560 out of 5091
Of the 5091 students inducted, 3560 have been attached to 600 companies
The project has benefited both male and female students.
Over 41% of the graduate interns placed are currently employed.
  • UMA-HEST Project
    A project of ministry of Education, implemented by UMA, Funded by African Development Bank (AfDB).
  • GOAL
    To improve the skills of over 2000 Graduate interns
  • Benefiting Institutions
    Kyambogo University, Busitema University, Makerere University, Gulu University, Lira University, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Muni University,Uganda Management Institute & Makerere University Business School
Students offering Science and Technology Courses
Students offering Arts Courses.


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Kyalimpa Joseph

Training Manager

(0712) 181182

Allan Ssenyondwa

Internship Placement Officer

(0784) 358654

Kiyuba Sulaiman Nkuutu

Internship Training Officer

(0759) 798543

UMA-HEST University Co-ordinators

Recruited students should contact their respective university coordinators

Gilbert is qaulified Economist with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Cert in Project Management. He is a Researcher, Analyst, Audit, Trainer in aspects of Economics, Human Resource, Finance and Transport Geography.


  • Email:
  • Tel: +256-703-842870

Kibekityo Gilbert

Coordinator MUST & Lira University

Is an Analytics Associate with credible experience and professional knowledge in data science, Core skills in Data Architecture, Data Acquisition and Data Analysis.


  • Email:
  • Tel: 0702-782415/0778-868017

Kayondo Lincoln

Coordinator Makerere University

A skilled computer engineer and pursing a bachelors degree in commerce and with 8 years of working experience.An entrepreneur is what defines him.


  • Email:
  • Tel: +256-701-401-339

Mbabazi Hillary

Coordinator MUBS & Kyambogo University

Phionah is an Information Technology and Computing graduate from Kyambogo University. In addition to ensuring that students from both Busitema University and UMI are placed, she is also our network administrator


  • Email:
  • Tel: 0773905761 / 0704523188

Taaka Phionah

Coordinator Busitema University & UMI

An Entreprenuer and marketeer with a Bachelor of International Business from Makerere University Busineess School.she has extensive skills in business writing,project planning and management.


  • Email:
  • Tel: 0784358321

Angel Mbabazi

Coordinator Gulu University & Muni University

Musa is a marketing associate of UMA-HEST Project with a bachelor's degree of Science in Marketing from Makerere University. He is responsible for sourcing and maintaining both existing and new leads for the project.


  • Email:
  • Tel: 0773871272

Kazibwe Musa

Lead Marketing

Mirriam is a Bachelors of Business Administration graduate from Gulu University, she is a Certified principle accountant with skills in finacial auditing and management.


  • Email:
  • Tel: 0777455716

Agemo Mirriam Opolot

Project Accountant