Ochen is the director of the African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET), which he started and built. He is an adviser to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and an ambassador for UN Sustainability Goal 16 for peace and justice. He has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize twice and is part of the New Now, a group of young world leaders.
founder & CEO
Ojok is a development practitioner and researcher. He studied rural and international development at the London School of Economics and Makerere University. He has worked with the Konrad Adenuaer Stiftung as a Programme Manager and Makerere University as a Senior Assistant Secretary. He holds fellowships from President Barack Obama’s Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) and LSE’s Programme for African Leadership (PfAL). He is also an Ashoka Visionary Fellow. Ojok bears the vision of Okere City project and provides the overarching strategic direction and management to the organization
Austino is a passionate community mobiliser.
Obong is a social worker. He studied social works and administration at Makerere University.
Community engagement officer
Milton is a local community leader. He manages our community liaison personnel.
Lucy is a business administrator by training and community worker by passion and practice. She obtained a diploma in business administration from Makerere University Business School (MUBS) and is currently pursuing a bachelor of commerce degree at Lira University. Lucy oversees the day-to-day financial operations and project activities of Okere City.
Ogwang obtained his primary school teaching education certificate from Kotido Teachers’ Training College. He is the Deputy Headteacher of Okere Community School.
Adongo obtained her primary school teaching education diploma from Kyambogo University. She is the Headmistress of Okere Community School.