Sustaining the Change Process

VEDCO Kamuli Staff

Jane Nakiranda Jane Nakiranda Kintu
Program Manager Eastern Region
  She is in charge of the program activities in Kamuli District. She takes the lead role in ensuring program activities are implimented in accordance with the laid down stratigic plan. She supervises program staff and actively participates and co-leads the planning and budgeting processes. She provides budgetary oversight. Jane joined the program in 2009 from Central office, prior to working in VEDCO's Central office, Jane was heading the Harvest Plus funded project on promotion and utilization of orange fleshed sweet potatoes to enhance Vitamin A consumption. She holds a Bachelors degree in Environmental Science from Makerere University and a Master's degree from the UK.
Dr. Gideon Dr. Gideon Nadiope
Program Extension Officer - Livestock
  He is in charge of the livestock component of the CSRL program in Kamuli. He is the Program Extension officer in charge of Bugulumbya sub-country. He plans and implements livestock projects under the CSRL program. He also oversees program implementation in Bugulumbya sub-county with support from a volunteer. He supervises four Community Based Trainers: Ben Musambira, Paul Kulaba, Namulawa Yusufu and Juliet Mulowoza. Gideon joined the CSRL Kamuli team in 2008 from the private sector. He is a Veterinarian and holds a master of science degree in Animal Health.
Charles Kategere Charles Kategere
Volunteer on Livestock Project
  Charles is a volunteer on the livestock project and is in charge of Nawanende and Kasambira Parishes. He proviedes techical support to the CBTs working in Bugulumbya sub-country. Under the direction of Dr. Nadiope implements livestock projects under CSRL. Charles joined the CSRL team in 2010, he was a High School agriculture teacher prior to that. He holds an Associate degree in agriculture with an animal husbandry emphasis.
Patrick Sangi Patrick Sangi
Program Extension Officer Agronomy - Nalwoli and Butansi Parishes
  Patrick is the Program Extension officer in charge of Nalwoli and Butansi Parishes. He is responsible for the argonomy component of the CSRL program. He provides technical support and supervision for CBTs Steven Igaga, Susan Namabiro, Paul Mudhasi, and Johnson Mitala. Patrick joined the CSRL team in 2008 from the Central region. He holds an Associate degree in agriculture from Bukalasa College and is completing his bachelors degree in Agriculture from Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi.
Ronald Balibuzani

Ronald Balibuzani
Program Extension Officer Agronomy - Namasagali and Bwiiza Parishes
  Ronald is the Program Extension officer in charge of Namasagali and Bwiiza Parishes. He is responsible for the agribusiness component of the CSRL program. He provides technical support and supervision for CBTs Annet Waiswa, Kooko Clovis, James Igaga and Sarah Kawuda. Prior to joining the CSRL team, Ronald Volunteered on the CSRL program for two years, worked with the Harvest Plus funded project on promotion and utilization of orange fleshed sweet potatoes to enhance Vitamin A consumption before rejoining the program as a full time staff member. He holds an Associate Degree in agriculture from Bukalasa College and is completing his bachelors degree in Agriculture from Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi.

Stephen Kato

Stephen Kato
Mentoring and Evaluating Officer
Stephen Kato is the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. My main role definition is to conduct monitoring and evaluation of program activities to keep track of program progress and document learning points besides development and determination of progress reports to stakeholders.

Community Based Trainers (CBTs)

  Community Based trainers serve as Frontline extension agents for the program. They work and live in the communities although they are assigned to work in Parishes next to their homes. They work with 100 households and about 15 groups. They make training and follow up visits to households and groups. Program extension officers provide CBTs with technical support, supervise their work and serve as their trainers. The following are the CBTs of the CSRL program and their duty stations.

Paul Mudhasi
Nalwoli Parish

Ben Musambira
Nawanende Parish

Susan Namabiro
Butansi Parish

Annet Waiswa
Bwiiza Parish

Steven Igaga

Steven Igaga
Butansi Parish

 

Juliet Mulowoza
Kasambira Parish

 

Paul Kulaba
Nawanende Parish

Namulawa Yusuf

Namulawa Yusuf
Kasambira Parish

 

James Igaga
Bwiiza Parish

 

Kooko Clovis
Namasagali Parish

 

Sarah Kawuda
Namasagali Parish