ADVISORY BOARD

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VICTOR OCHEN

Member

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.

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Maureen Agena

MEmber

Agena is an ICT4D expert. She has worked with the World Bank, Makerere University on communication and ICT projects mostly around the agricultural sector. She holds a Master of Science in Information Systems and an MA in Development Communication from Daystar University, Kenya.

OUR staff

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OJOK OKELLO

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

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Ogwal Austino

COMMUNITY MOBILISER

Austino is a passionate community mobiliser.

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Tonny Obong

PRogramme manager

Obong is a social worker. He studied social works and administration at Makerere University.

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Milton ochen

Community engagement officer

Milton is a local community leader. He manages our community liaison personnel. 

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OKELLO BOSCO

MEDICAL OFFICER

Okello is an enrolled nurse. In addition to working as our chief medical expert, he also manages the day to day operations of Okere Community Health Centre.

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ARACH LUCY

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

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.

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DENIS ogwang

DEPUTY HEADTEACHER

Ogwang obtained his primary school teaching education certificate from Kotido Teachers’ Training College. He is the Deputy Headteacher of Okere Community School.

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CHRITINE ADONGO

HEADTEACHER

Adongo obtained her primary school teaching education diploma from Kyambogo University. She is the Headmistress of Okere Community School.