Margaret Ndekera

Country: Uganda

About Margaret

Margaret is one of Uganda’s leading entrepreneurial women, having impacted over 1 million people with her innovations. She began with the creation of the now internationally renowned paper bead.  She is the CEO of API PRODEX Center, a company that makes bee hives and provides the hives, equipment and training to poor local bee keepers on a lease basis who offer a return back through honey after harvesting. They are also produce medicinal products from the honey and developed a mushroom growing project using the bi-products from bee-hive production. In the off season, Margaret makes sandals from recycled car tires and leather jackets which are in very high demand.

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Project Impact

Margaret is one of Uganda’s leading entrepreneurial women, having impacted over 1 million people with her innovations. She began with the creation of the now internationally renowned paper bead. She is the CEO of API PRODEX Center, a company that makes bee hives and provides the hives, equipment and training to poor local bee keepers on a lease basis who offer a return back through honey after harvesting. They are also produce medicinal products from the honey and developed a mushroom growing project using the bi-products from bee-hive production. In the off season, Margaret makes sandals from recycled car tires and leather jackets which are in very high demand.

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