By Namugerwa Martha
Craft businesses to make a fortune due to the IAAF championships that are going to be held here in Uganda at the Kololo Independence Grounds this Sunday 26 March 2017.
Many Ugandans who lost hope now are standing a chance to reap real money from this event because Uganda is going to host more than a thousand athletes from around the world.
IAAF championships, Uganda expects profits worth US$1 million from this event and boasting Uganda’s tourism.
KCCA the host of the championship games has allowed the business personals that sell Ugandan made things that can help trade Uganda around the world like souvenirs.
The craft business is naturally expected to make a fortune at this event.
KCCA spokesperson Robert Kalumba said that locally branded like art pieces, clothes, jewelry, T-shirts, bags are most likely to easily target the visitors who are looking for souvenirs.
“Business people who will be selling products that portray the country’s beauty are invited to bring them so that they market Uganda as well as earn money.” Kalumba said.
The local organizing committee has made it easier for the world cross country delegates to see, run and access whatever they may want or feel like buying.
Crafts that are embroidered with Uganda’s map, places and many other tourism attraction materials are welcomed to the event.