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Adult Educator/development worker.

Kampala District, Kampala District, Uganda
January 15, 2019

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Personal statement

Iam a motivational, innovative and analytical professional with organizational success skills for both public and private sectors. Challenging job that will utilize a full range of my skills and experience. My immediate objective is to find a position within an innovative company or organization. Specifically, Iam looking for a team environment where I can learn develop and build on my skills utilizing my full range of abilities.

Summary of work experience:

I have over 6 years in the field of research and community development where I have gained considerable experience; In Facilitation skills, quantitative and qualitative research study methods, data analysis, report writing and dissemination of research findings, awareness creation among others. I have worked in the area of health research, Agriculture, Education and have acquired skills in study coordination, management, mobilization and also supervision of studies through the various engagements through Centre for Social Research, Makerere University Child Health and Development Centre, Refugee Law Project, Makerere department of social work and social Administration, RTI, ACDI-VOCA, Institute for Reproductive Health, Georgetown University among others

I have experience as an Adult Education facilitator attained at Refugee Law Project, where I got involved in various duties and responsibilities as reflected on my c.v.

I also have a lot of experience in the field of both quantitative and qualitative research methods where I explored my leadership skills, organizational skills, facilitation Skills, communication skills, report writing skills and ability to work in mult-cultural communities.


Skilled Researcher and Monitoring and Evaluation practitioner.

Experience in use of participatory learning tools and approaches.

Analytical with considerable experience in data analysis skills using both quantitative and qualitative computer software packages like Atlas ti and SPSS

Experience in presentation skills, Mobilization skills, Organizational skills

Effective communication and Interpersonal skills.

Coordination, leadership and people management skills obtained through the various engagements.

Very cautious of timeliness, with excellent Report writing skills.

Works effectively within small and large teams and within a multicultural environment.

Driven by a personal will to face and learn from challenges in their complex manifestation even in hard to reach areas

Academic Background

Bachelor of Adult and Community Education (2004-2007) from Makerere University Kampala.

Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (1999- 2000) Attended Tororo High School

Uganda Certificate of Education (1995-1998)-Manjasi High School- Tororo.

Primary Leaving Certificate (1988-1994) Kalait Primary School-Tororo.

Work History

Volunteer: Uganda Red Cross Society, (2006 to 2007)

Responsibilities, Showing compassion to the sick in the hospital, community work, Carrying out HIV/AIDs Awareness Creation in Schools, Disseminate URC Principles to the community, Organizing together with Uganda Blood Bank for Blood Donation, conduct data collection, data entry.

Switchboard operator/ receptionist: Imperial Royal Hotel (2007 to 2009)

Responsibilities, Managing phone traffic, Receiving and delivering Documents, Making hotel Reservations, Checking IN and OUT guests, Organizing Transport for the Hotel guests, writing reports

EFA Volunteer Instructor: Refugee Law Project; (2010 to 2011)

Responsibilities, Identifying the most deserving Refugees, Carrying out needs Assessment for identified Refugees,

Research Experience

Research Supervisor : FHI 360/ SPH (2016 Nov to 2017 Jan)

Assessment on the Acceptability and the Impact of Tetanus on the uptake of Safe Male Circumcision.

Responsibilities: Translating questionnaires into Ateso and Lugwere, Ensure data collected meets the quality standards, data is stored well, coordinate field and data collection activities, make appointments for interviews, conduct focused group discussions and analysis of data, Report writing, Report dissemination and sensitization on Impact of Tetanus on the uptake of smc in Katakwi and Palisa District.

Research Superviser: CDFU (Communication for Development Foundation Uganda) (Nov.2016), Formative Research on Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights in Uganda, Amuria district.

Responsibilities Prepare, data collection instruments, fieldwork schedules, collect data moderate focus groups and conduct structured and unstructured face to face interviews, supervise research fieldwork activities, management of data from field activities, report to the agency on progress of assignments.

Research associate: Department of SWSA Makerere University (2009-to-date)

Responsibilities and achievements: Prepare, data collection instruments, fieldwork schedules, collect data moderate focus groups and conduct structured and unstructured face to face interviews, supervise research fieldwork activities, management of data from field activities, report to the agency on progress of assignments and training of research assistants.

Through the agency I have participated in the following assignments;

Basic care package for people living with HIV/AIDS (2009); ACT-WATCH-Medicines for malaria venture (2009-2010); Affordable medicines facility for malaria (ACTm) (2010); Community based management systems for maintenance of rural water sources (2010) funded by the directorate of water development; Perception of women of reproductive age on long term methods of family planning methods( 2010) - PACE; ACT-WATCH household survey (2012); UNICEF assessment on the effectiveness of approaches and models for OVC interventions in Uganda (2012); Health worker process and provider evaluation on the use of long term family planning methods(2012) for PACE;

Experience attained: Improved knowledge on HIV perceptions, knowledge and the understanding of HIV prevalence; malaria prevalence and perceptions; Improvement in leadership skills, data collection and accountability; team management and coordination skills; use of participatory learning action approaches in research, deeper understanding of family planning perceptions, knowledge and awareness; Learnt how to effectively exploit coordination, quality control management skills and data quality assurance techniques

Data Quality Assurance Officer ( RTI)- (2014 to date)

Responsibilities: Training data Collectors, Managing Field Logistics; Back checking the interviewers to ensure data collected meets Quality Assurance Standard; Conducting Reading lesson Observation; Coordinate data collection, Chairing the daily debrief meetings; Answering any Queries a rising from the field; Maintain direct communication with RTI on updates of the activity; Assigning responsibilities to the Supervisors and the Interviewers; Uploading Data, management of the tablets and Writing Field Reports.

Experience attained: Facilitation skills, Skills in data collection, education research, Team Management Skills and the use of electronic tools for data collection (tangerine software, ODK among others).

Field Research Consultant: Institute For Reproductive health, George Town University. (2014 to date):

Responsibilities; Design of study tools; and Translating them into Ngakaramojong; design of study implementation plans; Coordination of field activities; conduct qualitative interviews with Men, Women, the youths on Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDs; Organizing Logistics; Transcribing the Data and processing it for Analysis; Carrying out Data Analysis, Participated in Report Writing and dissemination of the findings of the study, Participated in developing the Fertility awareness creation materials, Trained the Audiences on it and organized competitions in abide to create fertility awareness among the karamojongs.

Through the agency, I participated in the; Fertility Awareness For Community Transformation-Formative Research. (Natural Family Planning methods Vs Artificial Family Planning methods).

Experience attained: Through the agency I have been able to improve on my qualitative Research skills, data analysis using Atlas ti; coordination and study design, management skills and dissemination skills, mobilization skills and Awareness creation.

Research Associate 2014, Commercial Market Strategies Project Uganda

Responsibilities; Prepare study designs, data collection instruments, field work schedules, Collect data, moderate focus groups discussions, conduct structured and unstructured face to face interviews, Supervise research fieldwork activities.

Research associate (quality assurance) ministry of finance planning and economic development (2011-2014)


Ensure data collected meets quality assurance standard; Coordinate data collection; Moderate focus group discussions and key informant interviews; Thematic analysis of qualitative data; Present a site report to the ministry upon completion of data collection, generate a national report based on the site findings.

Through the ministry I Participated in the mini Participatory Poverty Assessment (2011); development of Poverty status report (2012); Assessment to evaluate the contribution of BTVET to the Labour market (2012); the national development plan and its contribution to Poverty reduction and structural change (2014); development of Poverty status report 2014 as an educational consultant.

Experience attained: Valuable skills on the use of qualitative data analysis software Atlas TI; report writing and policy research and evaluations, obtained a wider spectrum on the policy environment in the country and the general development framework under the 2040 vision

Makerere university school of public health (2012- 2013) - Research associate (quality control and data management)

Responsibilities: Ensure data collected meets the quality standards, data is stored well, coordinate field and data collection activities, make appointments for interviews, conduct focused group discussions and analysis of data.

Through the health school I participated in the following assignments; Provider knowledge and perceptions on the use of long term family planning survey (2012) and Improving access to HIV services amongst most at risk populations in Uganda (2012-2013)

Experience attained: Improvement in people management, study accountability, coordination and data quality assurance and valuable experience in data management

Other trainings:

Research Ethics course- FH1360 June 2014

Basic First Aid Training- Uganda Red Cross Society, June 2006

Other relevant skills

Computer literate with up-to-date computer equipment & software

Efficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)

Efficient use of Internet

Data analysis packages of Epi-data and SPSS


Self Motivated.

Hard Working with Minimum Supervision.

Ability to Work with Community Members.

Result Oriented.

Ability to work in hard to reach areas under pressure.



M & E Officer,

Afri Child Uganda.

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EFA Coordinator,

Refugee Law Project,

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