Ida is a Social Entrepreneur and a Community Development Consultant. She is the founder of Ethnic Supplies Ltd an online Social enterprise that enables East African women involved in handicrafts and textile production access western markets with their wares.
She is the founder and Chairperson of a community development charity LET THEM HELP THEMSELVES OUT OF POVERTY that works to address day to day community challenges in Ruhanga SW Uganda.
She has served on several international panels as a speaker on challenges that face African women both at home and in the diaspora, Inclusive Business, Social Enterprise, these have included the African Diaspora conference in Tripoli, and the Home is best Summit in Uganda, Villages in Action conference in Masindi Uganda, the Business Fights poverty event series as well as a guest appearance VOX Africa’s SHOOT THE MESSENGER a current affair TV programme as well as well the BBC World Service
She has a BA hons in Housing Management and Development and an MA in International Relations and Globalisation. Ida is a keen blogger , as well as her own blog Ethnic Supplies, she is the curator of Africa On The Blog
Ida provides Project Management and Consulting services to companies wishing to source products from East Africa in a more ethical way