The following are some of our Consultants
Annet is an Economic Policy Analyst with direct practice experience gained from working on projects funded by Development agencies like the European Union, DFID and UN and Government for Uganda. Her previous undertakings include leading the implementation of the DFID “Better Aid delivered through Better Information, a project aimed at improving humanitarian and development outcomes of the extremely poor and vulnerable through the effective management of public resources, strategic use of aid and access to information. She has previously provided M&E support to the Government of Uganda – UNFPA Seventh Country Programme (Gender Component). The programme aimed at promotion of Gender and Rights approaches to development with major aspects of prevention and response to Gender Based Violence (GBV) She has previously undertaken development consultancy projects on Monitoring the Decentralised Midterm Budget Frameworks Phases I and II in the education sector in 40 local authorities in Uganda and identification of feedback mechanisms among donors, government, NGOs and communities in the post-conflict setting of Northern Uganda. She has been part of the team developing interventions for the Kampala Tugende project, a 5 year slum transformation initiative funded by Comic Relief to be implemented by Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and Act Together where she participated in the development of the 5 year Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) framework. Annet is also experienced in developing grant proposal applications and feasibility study reports. Annet holds a Master of Arts in Economics degree and a Bachelor of Science of Statistics of Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.
Moses is a Monitoring and Evaluation specialist with wide ranging experience in design monitoring and evaluation systems in the social development sector. For the last 8 years Moses has provided technical assistance in Monitoring and Evaluation to various local and regional organisations including the East African Association of Anti Corruption Authorities, the Civil Society Fund and the Elizabeth Glaser Paediatric AIDS Foundation .
He has a keen interest in strengthening the capacity of local civil society organisations to become effective in service delivery. He has supported a number of grantees of the Civil society Fund and the Elizabeth Glaser Paediatric AIDS Foundation on capacity building issues related to developing and implementing effective M&E Systems. In addition to his M&E capabilities, Moses is exposed to child protection work and has a good appreciation of why it is imperative to have a functional M&E system to facilitate evidence building in child protection work. While at CSF Moses has conducted studies into economic strengthening interventions for OVC, Factors affecting male involvement in Family planning and factors affecting the adoption of safer sexual behaviours among people with HIV /AIDS.
Moses is a holder of a Masters in Management studies from Uganda Management Institute and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation and another in Project Planning and Management all from the same institution. He first graduated with a Bachelors in Development Studies of Makerere University.
Francis is a Statistician and a Data Management Expert. His competence is in the area of applied social research. Some of his major consultancy assignments include; Analysis of national data collected from a survey /study on factors affecting the Ugandan Youths done for DRT, Action Aid and Uganda NGO Forum; and Value for money (VFM) study/audit on the production of price indices by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics.
He has previously worked with Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) as a Data Manager and with Development Research and Training (DRT) Kansanga, Kampala, as a Statistician/M&E Officer.
He holds a Master of Statistics degree of Makerere University and Bachelor of Statistics degree.
Victor is a Human Resource Expert with considerable experience in Organisational strengthening, particularly in the area of human resource. Some of his outstanding consultancy assignments include; Capacity needs assessment for procurement cadre in South Sudan; where as a Human Resource consultant he developed of data collection instruments, analyzed data and produced reports for Juba University. He also developed a proposal for an Integrated Human Resource Information Management System (HRIS).
He has mainly worked with Government entities both at local and international level. He has previously worked as Secretary District Service Commission/ Personnel Officer Moyo District Local Government; Senior Personnel officer and Principal Human resource Officer , Ministry of Public Service Uganda; and Civil Service Support Officer/ HRM Expert, IGAD/ RSS regional capacity building programme, Ministry of Labour, Public Service and Human Resource Development, Republic of South Sudan.
Victor holds a MA Management Studies degree (HRM) of Uganda Management Institute Uganda; Executive Post graduate Diploma in Management of International Management Institute- New Delhi India; Postgraduate Diploma in HRM of Uganda Management Institute Uganda and a Bachelors Degree in Social and Philosophical Studies of Makerere University Kampala Uganda.
Clare is a astute on issues of vulnerable children, child protection and child rights governance. She has considerable experience on working on programs for children within the justice system having been the Program Coordinator for the Justice for Children Program at the Centre for Justice Studies and Innovations, where she oversaw 16 sites in Uganda and prepared a range of technical policy briefs on child protection and justice .She blends competences in child rights with a sound Program Development and M&E skills. She has previously worked on evaluation projects such as the USAID LINKAGES Program , and supported research on Child Rights Governance, Review on the Legal, Policy and Institutional frameworks on Violence Against Children in Schools and strengthening interventions on Violence against Women through training and Commissioning of Community Legal Volunteers for FIDA Uganda.Clare is an established Researcher and has worked on various child protection and psychosocial and health related research projects for organisations such as Makerere University /SIDA; International Development Research Centre and Global Health Uganda.
She holds a Masters Degree in Ethics and Public management and a Bachelors degree of Development Studies all from Makerere University.
Dan is a development Consultant with over seventeen years of experience in Gender policy development, analysis, and review; M& E; Social protection and HIV/AIDS. Taking on the role of either a Lead or Associate consultant, he has undertaken several consultancy assignments for NGOs, and Government institutions both at the local and international levels. Some of the assignments he has undertaken include; a Mid-term evaluation of the project: “Accelerated promotion of girls’ education through engendering Church Education Structures conducted on behalf of Forum for African Women Education and Association for Christian Education in Malawi; A study on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in Malawi a Case of Nsanje District.
Dan has previously worked with UNFPA as a Gender-Based Violence/Reproductive health Coordinator. He has worked under VSO as the HIV/AIDS Coordinator in the Malawi Government overseeing HIV/AIDS implementation in districts of Malawi as well as HIV and AIDS Management Advisor with SAHARA HIV and AIDS Organisation – Nepal, Kathmandu. He also worked as a Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor with Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWEMA) where he worked with partners and government to develop an advocacy campaign for a readmission policy of teen mothers in Malawi . Other positions he has undertaken include; Organisational Development Advisor with Kwazulu Natal Network on Violence Against Women (KZNNVW), South Africa; Advocacy Development Officer with Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP), Kampala, Uganda, Gender Mainstreaming Consultant with Makerere University, and as HIV and AIDS Prevention and Health Promotional Officer Innovative Vision Organisation United Kingdom.
He holds a Masters Degree in Gender and Women Studies, a Postgraduate Diploma of Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences (Sociology) degree, all of Makerere University, Kampala.
Esther has consultancy competences in the area of policy development, analysis and review and M&E. She has carried out a number of evaluation studies for INGO supported projects and NGOs at local, national and international level, notable among them being; conducting final Evaluations of OVC support programs for HIPS – USAID with VSLA component, in Busoga, Bunyoro, Lango and Kasese regions and Conducting a Final Evaluation and End line Survey, Literacy for Improved Capacity of Civil Society (LICCS) project with VSLA component in Nakapiripirit District. She also conducted comprehensive mapping of the current Civil Society and NSAs structural, institutional and capacity status at national and local government levels; to mention but a few. Her other areas of competence include Social protection, gender, and Development.
She has previously worked with ADRA Uganda, ADRA Rwanda, and ADRA Sudan as a Senior Programme Officer.
She holds a MSC Development Projects, Management and Implementation of the University of Reading, UK and a Bachelor of Arts Community Development and communication degree of Daystar University Nairobi, Kenya
Ttendo brings to the team diverse practice and consulting experience in Child Protection, Social Protection, Gender and Development, Disability and Development and HIV/AIDS Programming. She has previously worked in management roles in Organisations such as World Vision Uganda overseeing several child focused programs including the Early Childhood Development and Nutrition Project and livelihood support interventions as well as leading WVU’s Organisational Self Review. Her Program management spell at Sight Savers enabled her to coordinate and manage programmes with interventions in health, education and disability for the Uganda Country Programme, Julie’s previous consulting projects have included the Development of Civil Society Organizations Coordination Strategy under the UN Joint Programme for Gender Equality for Uganda Women Network (UWONET); Analysis of Sustainable Livelihoods Enhancement, Good Governance, Gender Equity and HIV/AIDS for CARITAS Uganda in the Northern and Western Districts of Uganda. She has also undertaken program development, reviews and documentation for organisations such as NUDIPU, Uganda Joint Christian Council and Development Research and Training. Ttendo holds a Masters Degree of Business Administration from Eastern and Southern African Management Institute, Uganda Centre and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Makerere University.
Benedict has considerable consultancy experience the areas of Programme development, M& E, Policy development, analysis and review, Applied social research, organisational strengthening and HIV. He has undertaken assignments for Government, INGOs and local NGOs both at national and local level. Notable among his assignments are the following : He conducted an ex-post evaluation of the JICA/GOU Collaboration Health Support project in Eastern Uganda for Ministry of Health JICA/GOU – Ernest & Young Japan; Conducted Management review/Audit and HR restructuring for National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) in partnership with Ernest & Young for National Water & Sewerage Corporation ; Technical support to Uganda Local Governments Association(ULGA) – Institutional capacity building support and performance management for Uganda Local Governments Association (ULGA) and a Review of the implementation of the recommendations of the CLGF Kiyaga Report on the implementation of the Aberdeen Agenda by the Government of Uganda (2013) for The Commonwealth Secretariat. His other areas of competence are in the areas of Child rights and protection, Good governance and social accountability.
He has served in various management positions with Government ,INGOs and private institutions where he has assumed the following roles ; Resource mobilisation, M&E, training/facilitation, capacity building/OD Project planning, management, organisational development, and staff Development. He has previously worked with Ministry of Local Government as District Community Development Officer/Assistant Community Mobiliser RUWASA DANIDA Project; as a Program Unit manager and Trainer with PLAN Uganda; as a Coordinator HIV/AIDS Home care program with Villa Maria Hospital; as a Director with Tripartite Training Programme (TTP) and Target Development and Training Uganda (TADET) as a Programmes Director.
Benedict holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration And Management (MPAM) ; a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) all of Makerere University Kampala.
Elly Kitindi has for the last 17 interacted with Development discourse in various employment and consulting contexts. He brings to the team competences in Applied Social Research, Social Policy Development, Analysis and Review, Programme Development, Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Strengthening and Grants Management. He has thematic competencies in Child Rights and Protection, Social Protection and Gender and Development.
He previously worked with the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development on DFID’s funded Strengthening of Evidence Based Decision Making project under the Office of the Prime Minister of Uganda), Nurture Africa, an international NGO that supports vulnerable groups in Africa, International Lifeline Fund (United Nations Development Programme and World Food Programme), Federation of Uganda Employers, NAMA Area Cooperative Enterprise. Cooperative Facility for Africa, Save an Opportunity Uganda, Nakapiripirit Town Council.
He has been part of consultancy projects with organizations that include Economic Development Policy and Research Department (EDPRP), Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development (MOFPED), He continues to train on Research Monitoring and Evaluation at the Institute of Advanced Leadership Uganda and is at the forefront of furthering the research and development planning agenda at Nkumba University. He been part of development interventions reaching the grassroots person by undertaking community development project interventions, and community mobilisation for Plan International (Uganda), World Vision (Uganda) and Uganda Youth Anti Aids Association.
He holds a Master of Arts in Public Administration and Management, Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences (sociology and social administration), Certificates in Project Planning and Management, Participatory Rural Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation and Foundations of Rural Development.