NAWAD’s Executive Director and founder, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Management from Makerere University and a certificate in project planning and management from Uganda Management Institute. She brings broad experience to her work with NAWAD and this project. As a volunteer at Uganda Coalition for sustainable development (UCSD) she assisted in fundraising.
As a programme officer at Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO) she was in charge of biomass energy efficiency and renewable energy conservation program. As an Assistant Project Officer at Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI), she helped in the mainstreaming of gender in all CIDI projects.
Also at CIDI, she mobilized the communities of Kawempe to take part in the implementation of the Kawempe Urban Water and Environment project sensitizing community members on the dangers of poor hygiene and sanitation.
In this role, Patience was also responsible for the organization of all the workshops and meetings for the project. After promotion to Project Manager, Water and Environmental Sanitation, she conducted training seminars, workshops and all other meetings. Patience highest managerial position was when she served as Acting Executive Secretary, Uganda Wildlife Society for three years. Here she was in charge of programme management and also served as the accounting officer, a responsibility she held until she founded NAWAD in 2009
He holds a bachelor of commerce degree from Makerere University with accounting as his area of specialization. He is very passionate about accounting, finance, audit and tax. He has been involved in accounts of different organizations before joining NAWAD for example Jehovah Jireh Modern Primary School. He also received a 3 months training in operations from UMEME (U) Ltd.
During his stay at Makerere University, he engaged in research about risk assessment procedures and detection of financial statements fraud in Uganda Banking sector taking a case study of the defunct Crane Bank tale over by the Bank of Uganda.
He has interest in publishing about different aspects concerning the economy (micro and macro economics), finance , accounting, audit and tax on his blog Economy and Technology
An IT personnel that holds a bachelor's degree in Software Engineering from Makerere University. She attained a certificate of Corporate ICT internship training in Dynamic website design and Management, computer graphics,Database Management System, corporate networking and report writing.
Before joining NAWAD,she has been a small projects coordinator at Precision Africa Ltd, a part time teacher at Mothercare Preparatory School, Bunamwaya, Farm manager at Countryside Farms based in Nakawuka and Zirobwe and a Manager/ Cashier at Countryside Pub.
Away from her area of professionalism, she is passionate about farming, swimming, listening to music and watching soccer and for that matter a Uganda cranes and Liverpool fan.