Fr. Joseph Okumu was born in 1954 in Northern Uganda. He was ordained a priest in July, 1981. He holds an undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Theology (1975-1981), an MA and PhD in Anthropology from the Urban University in Rome (1989-1994), and a Diploma Studies in Education from Makerere University (1998). He has worked as a Docent in Uganda’s National Seminary in Northern Uganda (1982-1986), as an assistant parish priest in Kitgum, Northern Uganda (1987-1988), a Cultural Anthropology Research Fellow in Northern Uganda, and is currently also the Director of Catechetical Training Institute in the Archdiocese of Gulu. He is a Postulator of the Cause of Beatification of the Servant of God Angelo Negri MCCJ. He is fluent in Acholi, English, and Italian. He also writes and readers Latin and Kiswahili.
Skype ID = joseph.okumu1
Phone: 0772 613517
Sr. Betty was born in Fort portal, Western Uganda in 1973. Her ancestral home is Agago District, Northern Uganda.
Sr. Betty currently is pursuing an MBA from Gulu University Uganda; and holds BA in Sciences & Praxis of Human Development from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) in Nairobi, Kenya. She also holds a Post graduate diploma in Financial Management from Uganda Management Institute Uganda and Post graduate diploma in Conflict Management from Gulu University Uganda. She holds an undergraduate Diploma in Human Development from CUEA-Nairobi-Kenya; as well as a Certificate in Public Administration from Makerere University-Gulu Branch.
Sr. Betty is a religious nun belonging to the Congregation of the Little Sisters of Mary Immaculate of Gulu. She professed in 1998 and finalist of the Congregation.
Sr Betty has taught at St Joseph’s Catechists Training Center (CTC) for the last 9 years and served as the CTC accountant for 6 years. At BOSCO Uganda, Sr Betty is the Finance Administrator & Accountant, whose roles include taking responsibility of all books of account, preparing monthly trial balances, giving financial up-dates and preparing the annual budget. Sr Betty has experience in financial & personnel management. She has also facilitated a number of trainings and workshops for Catechists’ wives, Secondary School Children and NGO staff on: income generating activities, financial management, record keeping, peace building and conflict management respectively. She speaks Acholi, English & abit of Kiswhali. She enjoys reading and computing in her spare time. She is a very peaceful person generally outgoing and friendly to all.
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Phone: 0772 325261
Skype ID: b.atim
Alfred graduated with a degree in Information Technology from Gulu University in 2013; and a diploma in Information Technology from Kampala International University in 2005. He first worked for the CARITAS Gulu Archdiocese doing database management until 2007. Alfred joined BOSCO-Uganda in 2008 and was delegated supervision of routine checking and maintenance of the BOSCO-Uganda systems, including wireless antennas, low power computers, batteries and solar systems. He also designs network diagrams, takes coordinates for new sites, trains other technical persons, does record keeping of equipment and inventory and researches new technologies to improve the already existing deployments.
Skype ID = alfred.kilama
Stella Akiteng currently serves as a Project Coordinator at BOSCO Uganda. Her roles & responsibilities include: To look after specific project areas funded by respective donors, Represent the views of the organisation in the project areas in question; Contribute towards broadening and sustaining the funding base of BOSCO; Conduct Needs Assessments, develope Monitoring & Evaluation tools; Build & Maintain Rapport with BOSCO Stakeholders.
Stella is pursuing an MA (Arts) in Communications from Antlantic International University, Honolulu-Hawaii; and holds a BA(Arts) in Communication Skills and English Language Studies from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. Through partnerships, she has undergone a series of trainings in Forum Theatre (Eastern Africa Workcamps Association, UNESCO and Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Services-CCIVS), Youth Cooperation Programme (Ms. Uganda/Ms. Exchange Department-Denmark, Eastern Africa Workcamps Association), Child Protection (UNICEF,Gulu District Local Government & Heilbrunn department of population and family planning-Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health), Peace & Conflict Studies (Institute for Peace & Conflict Studies-Tanzania) and Youth Work (Youth Training Institute-Bungoma and Daystar University-Nairobi, Kenya). She has also served children, youth, refugees and IDPs with local NGOs in Uganda; which has also earned her experience in Leadership/Management, Training/ Facilitation, Mentoring and presenting papers.
Stella is originally from Kumi District, North Eastern Uganda. She enjoys taking advantage of every opportunity to learn towards positive development. She loves traveling; nature, art & craft; and is a fun of country music.
Skype ID: Akiteng
Daniel Komakech graduated in January 2012 with a Bachelor Degree in Information Technology from Mbarara University of Science and Technology found in
South Western Uganda.
He first worked at Innovations for Poverty Actions as an Enumerator/Researcher until November 2011. Daniel joined BOSCO-Uganda in November 2011 as a Field Coordinator. As a Field Coordinator, Daniel oversees and coordinates field activities (ICT Skills Training Activities, application of different Memorandum of Understanding signed, Application of Monitoring & Evaluation tools, Mentoring youth, other technical duties as assigned) in the different ICT sites in the districts of Gulu, Pader, and Agago of Acholi Sub Region
Skype ID: danielkomakech
Robert holds a Bachelors Degree of Information Technology from Ndejje University (2010), joined BOSCO-Uganda in November 2011, as Field Coordinator in charge of BOSCO ICT sites in the districts of Amuru, Nwoya, Kitgum and Lamwo of Acholi Sub Region. His roles and responsibilities include but not limited to; Program Induction /Orientation of the new sites, Organizing community dialogues on program awareness and sensitization, Liaising with respective Local Governments, different stakeholders and development partners, ensuring effective and efficient application of ICT basic skills training package, Monitoring and ensuring quality implementation of organization programme activities, ensuring efficient application of Monitoring and Evaluation tools in all sites, assisting the Technical Department in execution of assigned ICT duties.
Robert also has a certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation from Uganda Management Institute (UMI)-Gulu Branch (2012) and currently pursuing a Post graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management (PPM) at Gulu University. Born in the Northern region, Robert is rich with the culture and tradition of Acholi sub region and very fluent in Luo-Mother tongue, English; he knows basic conversative Kiswahili and Luganda
Skype ID = komexoruk
Jacob is a Technician at BOSCO-Uganda tasked with but not limited to Monitoring the Network Traffic, ensuring that all sites are up and running, quick response to emergency calls from the sites.
A native of Gulu, Uganda, Jacob lived in the North, Central and East of the country before settling in the capital of the greater North where he now makes his home.
Prior to joining BOSCO-Uganda in 2011, As a student, He volunteered with Concordia Volunteers Abroad Program (CVAP) in Gulu from 2007 to 2008. He worked as a Data Clerk and a senior Linen Keeper at Churchill Courts Hotel Gulu from 2009 to 2010; He was later employed in the Accounts section of BJ’z Bar and Grill still in Gulu between 2010 and 2011. Jacob holds a Diploma in Computer Science from Gulu University (Gulu) and currently pursuing a Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology from the same University.
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Phone: +256 776967366