Simon Enamu

Simon Enamu: Consulting Services Manager 

Simon is a development practitioner with significant experience in designing and implementing projects in the domains of child rights/protection, civil society strengthening and social accountability. Simon, who also heads the technical consulting unit of the firm blends competences in applied social research, policy analysis and advocacy, organisational capacity assessments, Monitoring and Evaluation, training and mentoring, as well as process facilitation. He is experienced in children and youth participation programming and has been involved in interventions to reach excluded groups such as persons with disabilities, children and ethnic minorities

He began his career with the Uganda Child Rights Network as a  Research and Policy Analyst where he facilitated various child rights programs and consultations on policy issues such as the Children Act and OVC. He later worked with Community Development Resource Network (CDRN) where he concentrated on supporting Civil society actors to improve service delivery. He has been part of resource material development projects for social sector practitioners such as: The National Child Participation Guide for Uganda, (UCRNN), Life skills training manual (Youth Social Association), A  practical Guide for Development Workers on inclusion of Persons with Disabilities (World Vision Uganda). A dictionary of Participatory Rural Appraisal Methodologies (CDRN). He has also facilitated strategic planning processes for grass roots various civil society organizations in Uganda in addition to leading or being part of evaluation teams for various projects.

Simon holds a Master of Arts degree in Development Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration. He has undertaken additional training in advocacy work, gender analysis and Monitoring and Evaluation.