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Hustler : Zuena Kirema

Zuena makes cakesWhat’s the name of your business?
Zuena Pastries.

What do you deal in?
We bake cakes, buns, bread and cookies for weddings, birthday parties and other occasions.

When did you open up Zuena Pastries?
I started it in 2012.

How much did you invest in this business?
Over Shs10m.

How much is the business worth now?
Over Shs30m.

How much do your cakes cost?
They range from Shs50,000, to Shs200,000 or even more depending on the size.

How much can you make on a good day?
I can make up to Shs3m.

And how much can you make on a bad day?
If it’s a bad day, I can make between Shs100,000 and Shs300,000.

Where are your premises located?
We bake at our private residence, but in case you want to place an order, you can contact us on 0705100010.

What challenges are you facing doing this business?
Sometimes cakes go bad because of electricity and making deliveries sometimes delays because of the traffic jam and other unavoidable circumstances.

What benefits have you got out of this business?
My business is growing everyday. I am able to look after myself because of this business.

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