Business Boosts Up As Students Go Back To School

approved geneva; font-size: small;”>Our Chimp corp managed to make a survey of a few supermarkets which are very busy in this season like Kampala Stops, cheapest Uchumi and Standard supermarkets. This has also boosted the business of taxis and bus drivers who help in transporting the students to their various schools.

viagra dosage geneva; font-size: small;”>Joyce Namuli, a mother of two was interviewed by our Corp while she was in Kikubo shopping for her children. She had bought books at Shs 7,000 a dozen, pens at Shs 2,500 a dozen, sanitary towels at Shs 2,000, biscuits at Shs 2,000 per packet, snacks and school bags ranging from Shs 5,000 to Shs 10,000. She said that she normally does her shopping in Kikubo because they sell their products at a relatively fair prices compared to other places.

Some of the vendors and traders in kikubo who were interviewed said they were happy because they are having big sales and this season has been profitable compared to others. Supermarkets also did the same like in Uchumi supermarket and Standard supermarket.

“There are a lot of customers buying scholastic materials since it’s time for starting a new term,” said Resty, an attendant at Standard Supermarket. “It has been wonderful this season, we get more than one hundred customers shopping in this supermarket because of our quality goods and discounts,” she added.

Meanwhile students were on Monday stranded on the streets of Kampala due to the increased taxi and bus fares. The transportation charges have increased from the normal ones. Joan Kalisa, a student said that taxis going to Mityana from the Old Taxi Park have increased fares from Shs 5,000 to Shs 7,000.

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