Staff

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Shawn Holden Cheung

Chief Executive Officer
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Soofia Mahmood

Chief of Staff
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Kathleen Rommel

Director of Partnerships
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Moiz Bin Junaid

Director of Finance
David Kafambe - Head of Programs_

David Kafambe

Head of Programs - Uganda
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Alex Akiri

Regional Manager South West
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Disan Kasozi

Regional Manager East
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Timothy Ahumuza

PEAL MANAGER
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Tanya Javed

Program Manager - Learning and Growth
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Jolly Nyiramahoro

Regional Manager Mid West
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Samuel Wandera

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER
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Evaristo Kamberaho

Finance Manager
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Aahd Alanqar

Communications and Development Manager
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Joel Ahumuza

Project Officer
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Brian Ainebyona

Project Officer
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Gladys Bahimbisomew

Project Assistant
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Francis Gamurorwa

Project Assistant
Joseph Kyeyune

Joseph Kyeyune

WASH Officer
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Constantine Born

Project Officer
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Walter Amram Dambya

Project Officer
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Evelyn Ejang

Senior Project Officer
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Beninah Byarugaba

Senior Project Officer
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Maximus Kwesiga

Project Officer
Priscilla Muhawenimana - Project Assistant

Priscilla Muhawenimana

Project Officer
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Fred Muhumuza

Project Assistant
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Nicholas Brain Munanura

Senior Project Officer
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Agnes Mukamusoni

Senior Project Officer
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Daniel Mukiza

Project Assistant
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Gilbert Kwarisiima

Project Assistant
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Nicolous Kwatampora

Project Assistant
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Innocent Machari

Project Officer
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Naboth Mugisha

Senior Project Officer
Bonny Ocen - Agriculture Extension Coordinator

Bonny Ocen

Agriculture Extension Coordinator
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Simon Musiime

Project Assistant
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John Nkuzimana

Replication Assistant
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Penninah Nyiramugisha

Senior Project Officer
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Joyce Nyirantakiye

Project Officer
Patrick Tinkasimire - Project Assistant - Rukungiri district

Patrick Tinkasimire

Project Assistant
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Elias Tukamushaba

Project Assistant
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Raymond Tumuhimbise

Project Officer
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Tadeo Tumukunde Jude

Replication Officer
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Walter Jude Tumwesige

Senior Project Officer
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Jeff Jude Mukwaya

Project Assistant
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Viola Dufite

Project Assistant
Davis Kayona - Project Assistant

Davis Kayona

Project Assistant
Serevano Birungi - Project Assistant

Serevano Birungi

Project Assistant
Bernard Ntuyenabo - Project Assistant_.png

Bernard Ntuyenabo

Project Assistant
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Jackson Mfitumukiza

Project Assistant
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Prossy Natukunda

Project Assistant
Ambrose Nabaasa -Project Assistant

Ambrose Nabaasa

Project Assistant
Morris Mumbere - Project Assistant

Moris Mumbere

Project Assistant
Hillary Kabaati Mwesigye - Project Assistant

Hillary Kabaati Mwesigye

Project Assistant
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Jethro Twehangane

Project Assistant
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Johnson Marahi

Project Assistant
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Nelson Nuwagaba

Project Assistant
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Abubakal Maniragaba

Project Assistant
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Patrick Tumusiime

Project Assistant
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Pascal Kasaija

Project Assistant
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Claire Katusiime

Project Assistant
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Resty Nyakato

Project Assistant
Emmanuel Tumukunde - Project Assistant

Emmanuel Tumukunde

Project Assistant
Patrick Tumusiime - Project Assistant

Patrick Tumusiime

Project Assistant
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Ibrahim Lukenge

Veterinarian Officer
Rhonah Osiime -Project Assistant

Rhonah Osiime

Project Assistant
Obed Mugisha -Project Assistant

Obed Mugisha

Project Assistant
Edwine Tuhamye - Project Assistant

Edwine Tuhamye

Project Assistant
Simon Kabbale - Project Assistant, Kaliro district

Simon Kabbale

Project Assistant
Serevano Birungi - Project Assistant (1)

Serevano Birungi

Project Assistant
Twesigomwe Ronald. Data Analyst _ Mbarara

Ronald Twesigomwe

Data Analyst
Jethro Twehangane - Project Assistant- Rukunjiri

Jethro Twehangane

Project Assistant
Daniel Kintu - Project Assistant Kaliro (1)

Daniel Kintu

Project Assistant
Nelson Turyasingura - Program Coordinator - Mbarara

Nelson Turyasingura

Program Coordinator
Peragi Namukisa - Project Assistant - Kagadi district

Peragi Namukisa

Project Assistant
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Evans Aine

Senior Officer PEAL
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Ian Kambeho

Assistant Manager PEAL
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Albert Abaho

PEAL Officer
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Benson Akatukwasa

Evaluation Specialist
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Deus Ampwera

Evaluation Specialist
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Douglas Ayebare

Senior Officer PEAL, Team Lead -Project Venn
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Edgar Mugasha

PEAL Officer
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Keneth Nuwagaba

Senior PEAL Officer
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Kevin Wettaka

Evaluation Specialist
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Raphael Oburu

Evaluation Specialist
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Oscar Katahweire

PEAL Officer
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Oscar Masiko

PEAL Officer
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Twesigomwe Ronald

Data Analyst
Badru Kazibwe - Evaluation Specialist

Badru Kazibwe

Evaluation Specialist
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Esther Ageno

Administrator
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Ian Kagera

IT Officer
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Kevin Aughtry

Accountant (Canada)
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Brazio Turyatunga

Finance Officer
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Eldrine Kiyimba

Finance Assistant
Joan Ssempa

Joanita Ssempa

Human Resource Officer
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Michael Ngabirano

Driver
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Mudasirr Govule

Communications Officer
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Walter Chwa

Senior Officer - Procurement & Logistics
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Emmanuel Karekezi

Operations Assistant
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Lawrence Eengu

Procurement & Logistics Officer
Jacenta Asimwe - Finance Assistant - Kanungu district

Jacenta Asimwe

Finance Assistant
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Muhammed Bukenya

Driver/Mechanic
Paul Mutebi - IT Assistant

Paul Mutebi

IT Assistant
Photo of Besweri Oryasingura

Besweri Oryasingura

Finance Assistant
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Magdalena Nalule

Operations Officer
Juma Okello - Finance Assitant

Juma Okello

Finance Assistant
LEADERSHIP
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Shawn Holden Cheung

Chief Executive Officer
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Soofia Mahmood

Chief of Staff
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Kathleen Rommel

Director of Partnerships
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Moiz Bin Junaid

Director of Finance
David Kafambe - Head of Programs_

David Kafambe

Head of Programs - Uganda
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Alex Akiri

Regional Manager South West
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Disan Kasozi

Regional Manager East
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Timothy Ahumuza

PEAL MANAGER
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Tanya Javed

Program Manager - Learning and Growth
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Jolly Nyiramahoro

Regional Manager Mid West
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Samuel Wandera

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER
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Evaristo Kamberaho

Finance Manager
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Aahd Alanqar

Communications and Development Manager
IMPLEMENTATION
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Joel Ahumuza

Project Officer
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Brian Ainebyona

Project Officer
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Gladys Bahimbisomew

Project Assistant
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Francis Gamurorwa

Project Assistant
Joseph Kyeyune

Joseph Kyeyune

WASH Officer
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Constantine Born

Project Officer
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Walter Amram Dambya

Project Officer
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Evelyn Ejang

Senior Project Officer
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Beninah Byarugaba

Senior Project Officer
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Maximus Kwesiga

Project Officer
Priscilla Muhawenimana - Project Assistant

Priscilla Muhawenimana

Project Officer
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Fred Muhumuza

Project Assistant
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Nicholas Brain Munanura

Senior Project Officer
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Agnes Mukamusoni

Senior Project Officer
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Daniel Mukiza

Project Assistant
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Gilbert Kwarisiima

Project Assistant
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Nicolous Kwatampora

Project Assistant
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Innocent Machari

Project Officer
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Naboth Mugisha

Senior Project Officer
Bonny Ocen - Agriculture Extension Coordinator

Bonny Ocen

Agriculture Extension Coordinator
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Simon Musiime

Project Assistant
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John Nkuzimana

Replication Assistant
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Penninah Nyiramugisha

Senior Project Officer
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Joyce Nyirantakiye

Project Officer
Patrick Tinkasimire - Project Assistant - Rukungiri district

Patrick Tinkasimire

Project Assistant
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Elias Tukamushaba

Project Assistant
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Raymond Tumuhimbise

Project Officer
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Tadeo Tumukunde Jude

Replication Officer
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Walter Jude Tumwesige

Senior Project Officer
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Jeff Jude Mukwaya

Project Assistant
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Viola Dufite

Project Assistant
Davis Kayona - Project Assistant

Davis Kayona

Project Assistant
Serevano Birungi - Project Assistant

Serevano Birungi

Project Assistant
Bernard Ntuyenabo - Project Assistant_.png

Bernard Ntuyenabo

Project Assistant
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Jackson Mfitumukiza

Project Assistant
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Prossy Natukunda

Project Assistant
Ambrose Nabaasa -Project Assistant

Ambrose Nabaasa

Project Assistant
Morris Mumbere - Project Assistant

Moris Mumbere

Project Assistant
Hillary Kabaati Mwesigye - Project Assistant

Hillary Kabaati Mwesigye

Project Assistant
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Jethro Twehangane

Project Assistant
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Johnson Marahi

Project Assistant
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Nelson Nuwagaba

Project Assistant
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Abubakal Maniragaba

Project Assistant
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Patrick Tumusiime

Project Assistant
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Pascal Kasaija

Project Assistant
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Claire Katusiime

Project Assistant
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Resty Nyakato

Project Assistant
Emmanuel Tumukunde - Project Assistant

Emmanuel Tumukunde

Project Assistant
Patrick Tumusiime - Project Assistant

Patrick Tumusiime

Project Assistant
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Ibrahim Lukenge

Veterinarian Officer
Rhonah Osiime -Project Assistant

Rhonah Osiime

Project Assistant
Obed Mugisha -Project Assistant

Obed Mugisha

Project Assistant
Edwine Tuhamye - Project Assistant

Edwine Tuhamye

Project Assistant
Simon Kabbale - Project Assistant, Kaliro district

Simon Kabbale

Project Assistant
Serevano Birungi - Project Assistant (1)

Serevano Birungi

Project Assistant
Twesigomwe Ronald. Data Analyst _ Mbarara

Ronald Twesigomwe

Data Analyst
Jethro Twehangane - Project Assistant- Rukunjiri

Jethro Twehangane

Project Assistant
Daniel Kintu - Project Assistant Kaliro (1)

Daniel Kintu

Project Assistant
Nelson Turyasingura - Program Coordinator - Mbarara

Nelson Turyasingura

Program Coordinator
Peragi Namukisa - Project Assistant - Kagadi district

Peragi Namukisa

Project Assistant
PLANNING + EVALUATION
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Evans Aine

Senior Officer PEAL
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Ian Kambeho

Assistant Manager PEAL
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Albert Abaho

PEAL Officer
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Benson Akatukwasa

Evaluation Specialist
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Deus Ampwera

Evaluation Specialist
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Douglas Ayebare

Senior Officer PEAL, Team Lead -Project Venn
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Edgar Mugasha

PEAL Officer
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Keneth Nuwagaba

Senior PEAL Officer
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Kevin Wettaka

Evaluation Specialist
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Raphael Oburu

Evaluation Specialist
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Oscar Katahweire

PEAL Officer
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Oscar Masiko

PEAL Officer
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Twesigomwe Ronald

Data Analyst
Badru Kazibwe - Evaluation Specialist

Badru Kazibwe

Evaluation Specialist
FINANCE + OPERATIONS
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Esther Ageno

Administrator
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Ian Kagera

IT Officer
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Kevin Aughtry

Accountant (Canada)
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Brazio Turyatunga

Finance Officer
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Eldrine Kiyimba

Finance Assistant
Joan Ssempa

Joanita Ssempa

Human Resource Officer
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Michael Ngabirano

Driver
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Mudasirr Govule

Communications Officer
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Walter Chwa

Senior Officer - Procurement & Logistics
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Emmanuel Karekezi

Operations Assistant
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Lawrence Eengu

Procurement & Logistics Officer
Jacenta Asimwe - Finance Assistant - Kanungu district

Jacenta Asimwe

Finance Assistant
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Muhammed Bukenya

Driver/Mechanic
Paul Mutebi - IT Assistant

Paul Mutebi

IT Assistant
Photo of Besweri Oryasingura

Besweri Oryasingura

Finance Assistant
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Magdalena Nalule

Operations Officer
Juma Okello - Finance Assitant

Juma Okello

Finance Assistant

Board of Directors

With over 30 years of financial services experience, Cheryl brings a broad skill set from her roles across asset management, capital markets, human resources and domestic banking. In her current role as Vice President, National Accounts at Dynamic Funds, Cheryl is responsible for strategic management of a portfolio of industry leading clients. In 2013, Cheryl travelled to Africa where she spent time with the founders of a number of volunteer organizations.

David has more than 3 decades experience in the investment management industry. He is Chairman of Russell Investments Canada Ltd., where he served as President and CEO from 2010 to 2017. He continues to work in an advisory capacity with a select number of investment companies. Among his not-for-profit engagements, he is currently Chairman of The Peter Cundill Foundation, a Bermuda-based purpose trust with a mission to improve the wellbeing of young people and is a board member at McMaster University

Deborah Krick is Crown counsel at the Crown Law Office – Criminal. Called to the Ontario Bar in 2004, she has prosecuted cases at all levels of court with the majority of those cases taking place at the Ontario Court of Appeal. She is committed to mentorship and legal education and regularly trains members of the police and legal profession.

Dermot Muir is an experienced General Counsel Leader with the unique ability to balance strategy/operations, results/people and legal expertise/innovation. He served for 10 years as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary to Infrastructure Ontario (IO) a world leader in infrastructure finance and public private partnerships. He was the principal architect of the legal services for IO’s $7B pooled financing loan programme, one of the largest such programmes in North America and was also responsible for legal services for the Province of Ontario’s real estate portfolio, the second largest in Canada. Dermot serves on several NFP Boards and has a long history of involvement in corporate governance.

John Phyper has over 25 years of experience in the management of high growth companies and is currently the EVP of Sales, Marketing and Alliances at Intelex Technologies – a software company that specializes in solutions for environmental, health and safety quality issues. Additionally, John has co-authored seven books relating to environmental issues, his latest of which was released in 2009 and is entitled “Good to Green

Shawn Holden Cheung is the Founder and CEO of Raising The Village. Since 2005, Shawn has been focused on improving livelihoods and finding solutions to the problem of ultra poverty in rural Uganda. Shawn holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from McMaster University, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Read more of Shawn’s story here.

Tom has over 24 years of professional experience as an operator, investor and advisor in both the for-profit and not-for-profit worlds. His current advisory work includes engaging clients on what’s possible with their philanthropic and impact investing resources, advising portfolio companies on building impactful +sustainable organizations, and advancing the field of social entrepreneurship. He received his Master of Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and holds a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy and economics from Boston College.

Vanessa has spent two-decades in progressively senior roles spanning corporate finance, strategy and operations at PwC and TD Bank Financial Group. She is currently the CEO & President of McCarthy Uniforms, where she is successfully leading a turnaround and transformation strategy. She is exceptionally passionate about innovation, is active in her community and participates in a number of organizations that support the advancement of women and girls.  Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and a Chartered Accountant designation.

Viraj Desai’s 25 years+ management and consulting experience spans leadership and consulting roles in healthcare organizations, in Deloitte’s Strategy and Operations consulting practice and at her own consulting company “CIM Professional Services Inc”. Her areas of expertise include strategic planning, operational and program reviews and corporate performance measurement across industry areas including public sector, retail, infrastructure, and telecommunications. Viraj currently sits on the Board of a large regional healthcare facility. She also provides mentorship to entrepreneurs with mental health challenges as part of a Rotman program. Viraj was born in Uganda. This combined with her familiarity with the developing world and her vast business experience led her to join the RTV Board.

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