Uganda community Art skills Development and Recycling (UCASDR) was joined by a team of Makerere University – CEDAT (Home of Innovations) during their Community Skills Development Workshop in Kalerwe, a Sub Urban in Kampala. The team from Makerere University, led by Prof. Philip Kwesiga, the Chair of the Department of Visual Communication, Design and Multimedia included Mr. Kanuge John Bosco, Mr. Nsereko Raymond and Mr. Ssewanyana Robert (lecturer and PhD Student). The LC1 Chairman of Kalerwe graced the workshop. The Kalerwe community received training in Candle making, Metal fabrication, shoe making, sand metal casting, leather works, soap making, tailoring and curving.
UCADSR is an organization founded by Mr. Mathias Tusiime to reach out to communities and equip them with technical skills that can enable the unemployed youths to earn an income for themselves. Mathias is a self – taught artist who paints with oil and acrylics on has come up with many innovations like his own hand- made paper.