The unforeseen closure of educational institutions in March after the coronavirus outbreak and the delay in the lifting of the lockdown made many lecturers seem at Strategy B.
For Maurice Shibeke and his wife, Jackline Nakagezi, of Cornerstone Junior University in Mukono, it is the boutique company. Shibeke is a trainer of arithmetic and literacy though his spouse heads the lessen most important segment.
When the lockdown went on for a longer time, Shibeke and Nakagezi determined to inject much more funds into their shop Shama Vintage Boutique in Mukono-Nasuti, along Kayunga Highway. They to begin with invested in a boutique working with income from the sale of Literacy Victory Textbooks, which Shibeke posted.
“Considering that the young people were back dwelling from faculty, we thought a organization in trend that impresses them would do the job perfectly. That was the advice we bought from an previous buddy, Vicky Nambuya, who has been in the organization longer. We terminated the expert services of the lady who was advertising for us, altered the dresses on provide to appeal to teenagers, and engaged in the company directly.”
Shibeke runs a videography business for the duration of the weekends and he specialises in drone cameras. Nakagezi continues to be in the boutique throughout the weekends.
“I continue to have house to acquire care of. So I have to harmony the boutique with loved ones. I also instruct our son who is in P1 because all children are now homeschooling,” Nakagezi states, adding that she also does promoting through WhatsApp.
Shibeke decries absence of capital irrespective of the superior need for apparel but he highly encourages fellow teachers to often have a Strategy B in case of emergencies.
“As a instructor, I really like my career. When colleges resume, I will communicate to my boss about much better conditions and in scenario we you should not concur, I will remain in the business,” Shibeke suggests.