Ugandan self-proclaimed "waste-preneur" Faith Aweko displays finished hand bags made from transformed polythene waste at the Reform Africa in Social Innovation Academy (SINA), in Mpigi district, Central Uganda April 20, 2021. Kampala churns out 1,000 tonnes of garbage per day, according to the east African country's National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), but what many see as trash was viewed as a solution-based business opportunity by entrepreneur Faith Aweko. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

Ugandan self-proclaimed "waste-preneur" Faith Aweko, checks a hand bag made from transformed polythene waste in Reform Africa at the Social Innovation Academy (SINA), in Mpigi district, Central Uganda April 20, 2021. Aweko not only hopes to make a mark with her brand, but that her bags will also help spark conversations about environmental awareness, recycling, and waste management. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

Ugandan self-proclaimed "waste-preneur" Faith Aweko, sorts polythene waste alongside her workers for transformation into hand bags at the Social Innovation Academy (SINA), in Mpigi district, Central Uganda April 20, 2021. But one person's trash is Faith Aweko's treasure, turning plastic waste into handbags. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

Ugandan self-proclaimed "waste-preneur" Faith Aweko, loads polythene waste at a heat presser for transformation into hand bags at the Social Innovation Academy (SINA), in Mpigi district, Central Uganda April 20, 2021. The bags sell for between $16 and $25 and she has deals with several local shops and markets, as well as taking to social media to land more clients abroad. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

Workers at the Reform Africa make hand bags from transformed polythene waste at the Social Innovation Academy (SINA), in Mpigi district, Central Uganda April 20, 2021. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

Ugandan self-proclaimed "waste-preneur" Faith Aweko and her workers check finished hand bags made from transformed polythene waste at the Reform Africa in Social Innovation Academy (SINA), in Mpigi district, Central Uganda April 20, 2021. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa