The Swiss Re Academies help students develop their business acumen and prepare for the working world by building their own small-scale enterprises or landing good jobs. 

About the Program

The Start-up Academy offers the entrepreneurial skills needed to found their own small businesses. 

The Start-Up Academy is co-organised by Aiducation international, JA Uganda and Swiss Re aiming at fostering the creation of a new generation of African entrepreneurs. The program engages brilliant tertiary students from disadvantaged backgrounds in a five-day residential camp designed to develop an understanding of business and entrepreneurship. It also encourages creative thinking and problem solving which are valuable in today’s competitive global market



Residential Camp



5 Days

Student Class Level

University Students

Program Main Concepts

Work Readiness, Networking, Interview Skills, Work-place knowledge, Job search, Resumes etc 


Skills Students Gain

Leadership, Teamwork, Communication, Accountability, Time Management, Public Speaking, Financial Literacy, Ideation, Collaboration, Critical thinking, Creativity and so much more.


Junior Achievement Uganda

Uganda Health Marketing Group Building

Plot 20-21 and 27-28

Martyrs Crescent 

P.O Box 133

Kampala, Uganda


Phone: +256 414340352

Phone: +256 785395354

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