Updated: Mar 20
Popular city comedian Patrick Idringi aka Salvador is now lecturing entrepreneurship in higher institutions of learning as a guest lecturer. Salvador was invited by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) to speak to Nkumba and YMCA during the NSSF Career Expo 2020.
The Africa Laughs star was invited to give a talk about self-startups, how to manage finance by young people and common mistakes made by young people in handling their finance.
YMCA students who did not hide their excitement upon seeing the seasoned comedian flooded the venue and before the lecture had started, they were yarning for selfies with the Ambassador of Ombokolo.
Salvador who is a Makerere graduate of Telecom Engineering started off the lecture with his story of how started his career as an Engineer in one of the biggest Telecom company and ended up on stage as a stand-up comedian.
The father of two revealed to the University students that they should not be stuck to what they learnt in class because the society outside school is different and needs people with open minds, who can adjust to different the changing environment.
He added that most of the graduates in Uganda have failed to attempt to start any business because when they only see starting capital in terms of cash, mentioning that there is a lot of untapped human or social capital that is capable of starting and maintaining any business in the world