hustle features 'Nnunji', the brainchild of entrepreneur Benadette
Kaggwa is a former Client Service and Operations Consultant, who worked in an
Investment Bank for almost 5 years and holds a diploma in Web Design. She has a
natural talent in art and designing.
managing her online magazine and online store business, Bena is also a Web
Designer by profession; she provides web designing services to individual and
corporate clients under the subsidiary name IE Web Designing, registered under
initially started as only ImageEtiquette Advisory, which encompassed all the
facets of her business: accessories marketing, advisory tips and consultancy on
etiquette, communication and style; but later she thought of separating the
online shop from the advisory part of the business. ImageEtiquette Advisory now
operates as an online magazine (still under publishing) for advisory tips on
etiquette, communication, style & grooming, nutrition & wellness, among
other miscellaneous topics.
Setting up and establishing the business was
made possible by the fact that Nnunji’s founder and creative designer had been
working in an investment bank for almost 5 years when she developed this idea.
She had therefore gathered sufficient capital to realize her dream of
establishing an online accessories portal, specifically of the handmade
The word 'Nnunji' means 'nice' in Luganda - the main
language spoken in Uganda, the native country of Nnunji's founder and
creator. It is every lady's experience at one time or another to receive a
compliment when she's all dressed up and donning some attractive piece of
jewellery, bag, shoe or hat, that goes something like: "Wow! That’s such a
Those simple words are often followed by another common
question, "...where did you get it/where can I get one of
my own?", and it is from having one too many of such experiences that
the creator of Nnunji thought of establishing an online platform that will
cater to every lady's need to accessorize and decorate herself - and her home
Nnunji’s mission is to maintain its position as the
pioneers of a fully branded online shop that showcases only custom, handmade
accessories, gift items & home décor in a bid to promote local artisans in
Kenya and give them a presence in the international market.
Bena, as she prefers to be called, sums up her brand in
three in three simple words: IMAGINE, DESIGN, CREATE!!!
Nnunji's work as featured on her site;
her website here
You can also
find her on other social media as follows;
In her own
words: “My greatest motivation in creating and developing the Nnunji brand name
is the belief that every lady can accessorize herself to enhance her appearance
thus giving a boost to her self confidence and image.”
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