Last Update: 11 March 2020
Company: Women Smiles Uganda
Lilian Nakigozi, founder and Executive Director of Women Smiles Uganda, is a social entrepreneur who is passionate about women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship. Growing up in Katanga slum, she has experienced hunger and poverty at a young age with her family. For her entire life, Lilian has dedicated her knowledge and skills to avail women and young girls in underserved communities with platforms that enable them to grow crops for both food and livelihood in limited spaces. Her vision for Women Smiles is to provide 2 million women without land with vertical farms to practice agriculture.
“I want to do business that helps people and touches the lives of many that even after decades people would still say they benefited and it is because of Lilian Nakigozi that their lives changed for the better.”