He is the Head of Partnerships at Afya na Haki. He is a Public Health Specialist | Health & Human Rights Advocate | Programming & Partnerships enthusiast | Environmentalist. Coordinates partnerships at all levels. Holds a Msc. Public Health; Bsc. Environmental Mgmt.; Certificate in SRHR, HIV, TB & Human Rights Advocacy & Training in Southern & East Africa; Certificate in Project Mgmt. in Global Health, University of Washington. I have over 8 years experience in programming & project mgmt., building & managing strategic partnerships & networks, health policy advocacy, lobbying & campaigning, training & leadership, research, fundraising, marketing and consulting.
Organisational Development Specialist &Facilitator With Over 15 years experience development work and leadership with Master of Arts degree in Peace and conflict studies and a Bachelors degree in Public Administration and Management from Makerere University, a post graduate certificate in Facilitating organizational Learning and development (East African school of Organizational Learning- Arusha) and a certified trainer in Mobilizing support and Local Fundraising (Change the Game Academy). She holds a certificate in Management and leadership for women leaders (MSTCDC, Arusha Tanzania), certificates in Results Oriented Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Social Network Analysis (National Democratic Institute) and Project planning and management. She holds strong competencies in civil society strengthening including designing and implementing capacity development programmes including training of over 700 multi stakeholders including CSOs staffs, local governments’ officials and communities. She has trained CSOs staffs in lobby and advocacy, resource mobilization and women empowerment in leadership, programme design, implementation and monitoring including special projects like the quality education campaign under UWEZO, Learning agenda platform, transforming social protection thinking in Uganda and strengthening child rights advocacy. A Change management expert working with 35 district networks and over 80 organizations across the country. She has offered strategic leadership to the Affinity Group for National Associations to develop a new strategic plan 2018- 2025 and new membership policy. She has managed research projects within NGO Forum and also managed the organizational project results for the past 5 years. Experience in strengthening systems of internal control, financial management and compliance with donor requirements and strong budget management competencies, having managed a number of multiyear project budgets from DGF, UNICEF, ICCO, UNDP, Ford foundation and NDI-USAID.
Founding Member and a Business Consultant
Experience in strengthening systems of internal control, management and compliance with Appointment and Employment Policies and Procedures.
Judith is a Ugandan businesswoman, entrepreneur and philanthropist but the journey to get to where she is and become the woman she is today was one full of adversity and challenges. It is a story she shares with those willing to listen because the lessons she learnt have proven useful to many youth and women today.
Judith as an Advisor to the Board on Appointments is a hardworking, honest individual, a good timekeeper, always friendly, helpful and polite, has a good sense of humour. With 10 years’ experience in Private Business, she has accumulated a vast experience in Human Resource having been able to work independently in busy environments and also within a team setting. She is tactful, and able to listen effectively when solving problems.
She is a punctual and motivated individual who is able to work in a busy environment and produce high standards of work which gives her the capacity to assess the employee abilities. She is an excellent team worker and able to take instructions from all levels and build up good working relationships with all colleagues. She is an enthusiastic, self-motivated, reliable, responsible and hard working person and has always instilled these virtues in her teams. She ably works well both in a team environment as well as using own initiative. She presents articulate and well balanced Human Resource management skills."Our nation is one full of amazing potential in terms of ideas as well as resources. Despite this we struggle with so much and until the things that hinder us are handled at the Local Level we will be unable to grow. That is why, I co founded Local Sustainable Communities Organisation Ltd. To give back to the communities that raised me".
She is an Executive Director for Community Based Association for Women and Children’s welfare (UCOBAC). A non-governmental organization in Uganda whose mission is to improve welfare of vulnerable women and children in Uganda using community based initiatives. She holds a degree in social sciences (Sociology) and a master’s degree in Human rights from Makerere University. Has worked in UCOBAC for more than 15 years, developing, implementing and evaluating initiatives to protect and promote the rights of women and girls, including; Land and property rights, Sexual and Reproductive Health rights, and the right to participation in governance and decision making processes. She works with grassroots groups, organizations and communities to mobilize local resources, strengthen their community development practices and transform public policies at local, national, regional and global levels through research and analysis, grassroots organizing and engagements, partnerships and advocacy.
Assistant Lecturer - Kabale University Department of Computer Science & Information Technology Faculty of Computing, Library and Information Science Gloria holds a master’s Degree in Information Technology (MIT) from Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU), a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology (BIT) from Mbarara University of Science and Technology(MUST),A certificate in Computer Applications (CCA), and a Certificate in Administrative Capacity Building from Jiangxi college of foreign studies, CHINA. Previously Gloria worked as a banking officer with a standard chartered bank, Housing finance bank, lab administrator and part-time lecturer at Kabale University.
Eliab is a Legal Counsel and a Managing Partner for PHLEB Associated Advocates is a legal practice of advocates and legal consultants in Uganda. The law practice was established in 2015 and has a reputation for professionalism, integrity and expertise in the provision of a diverse range of legal services designed to meet the Clients needs, and exceed their expectations. The Firm is currently a partnership of Karibwije Phillious and Naturinda Eliab. The firm however also has a network of expertise that allows the firm to offer its services to a diverse number of clients both locally and internationally.
He is an Advocacy| Facilitator| Lawyer| Husband. He is a Ugandan lawyer working in the field of human rights specifically in the NGO/ CSO setting where he has close to 10 years’ experience in delivering projects aimed at promoting protection of civil liberties, highlighting social justice; access to justice and bridging inequality gaps through working with most marginalized communities. He is passionate about the discourse on the rule of law and democratic governance particularly in the Ugandan context where he has acquired grounded knowledge through interacting with various individuals and relevant state and non-state actors on related issues and have actively participated in conceptualizing research solutions that seek to advance legislative and policy change. He is particularly proud of his well cultivated track record in developing and implementing public advocacy strategies aimed at expanding operating space of Human right defenders in Uganda both at grassroot and national level. Edward led the advocacy and networking program at the National coalition of Human Rights Defenders Uganda which collaborates with other national institutions to promote legislation and policies that advance protection of Human Rights Defenders in Uganda He has previously served as the Convener of the National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders while at Defend Defenders in 2013. He has various certifications; Digital security for HRDs-Civil Rights Defenders Sweden, Monitoring Documentation and Reporting of Human Rights Violations-UN Human Rights Uganda, Security Management for Human Rights Defenders-ICJ South Africa. He now works as a Civic Engagement Officer with Non Violent Peace Force a humanitarian organisation in South Sudan that thrives on unarmed civilian protection strategies to advance peace and transitional Justice in communities, a 2022 USAID/Civil Society Strengthening Activity GUIDE Fellow, Founder- The Green Deal His favourite personal mantra is " We know it well that non of us acting alone can achieve success" - Nelson Mandela
She is a social worker by profession, She graduated and mastered in social work and social administration. She has a vast experience in social worker having had hands on experience for the last 14years working with communities and Orphans and Other Vulnerable children. She has also developed great experience working with health strengthening systems and interaction with health structures at all levels while building strong community –facility frameworks for meaningful partnerships. Has worked as an advocate, human rights activitist, child development worker, administrator, leader, collaborator and organiser. Building strong teams is what she does well. She has served in very important organisations (Compassion International and CDC funded projects) while practicing holistic social work for holistic results. Audrey is a financial and administration expert with experience successfully managing Large high-value projects with a focus on establishing financial controls and ensuring compliance, has successfully managed large grant portfolios on complex donor-funded projects for the program areas supported, notably CDC/PEPFAR, and has exceptional sub-grantee capacity building expertise in CSOs, has provided monitoring and evaluation expertise to a range of PEPFAR projects, including ACE-project, where she ensured a 100% contribution to results reporting rate for the national and International systems. She is well skilled in leadership, management, organisational, advocacy, interpersonal, networking, collaboration, planning, report writing, monitoring and evaluation. She is extra-ordinarily skilled in counseling, training and capacity building as well as planning and budgeting. Her strengths are in learning from every opportunity and all the time, self-driven and motivation, she is results-oriented and achievement is her focus. Supporting growth for others and for organisations is her goal and focused innovations and creativity to achieve beyond.