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Uganda

The only power great enough to move government agencies, systems, courts, hospitals, schools, and big business to action is public demand.

Country Leader

Brenda Okori is Rainbird Uganda's Country Leader. Based on her experience with children in Uganda, their vulnerability makes her want to fight to protect their inherent rights. She wants to see many changes that ensure children are protected, to include educating them about their rights and how to stand up for them, lifting their self-esteem, and helping them in cases of abuse. She wants to protect girls from rape, defilement, abortion, torture, abandonment, and prostitution, and see them get justice and help physically, emotionally, and spiritually. As a child, Brenda endured abuse. It had a lasting impact. She believes that if someone had reached out to her to protect her from the harm that surrounded her, she would be in better shape for it today. Brenda is committed to ensuring that children are protected and loved

Brenda Okori, Country Leader
Brenda Okori

The Core Team

Kinyera Tonny is Rainbird Uganda's Community Organizer. he holds a degree in public administration and is a radio presenter at favor 93.3 fm. he has worked with the community to empower youth and build a strong team to fight hiv and aids. he needs to be part of the great success story of ending child abuse in uganda because child abuse is so high and affects both mental and chronological growth as well as long term impact on the health of the nation. he wants to produce community changing radio shows (the silent voice) that impacts his listeners and confronts the issue of child abuse and children’s human rights issues.

Kinyera Tonny, Community Organizer

Hammaline Ocaya is Rainbird Uganda’s Community Outreach. She is an accountant by profession and a social worker by nature. As a mother of four, Hammaline is passionate about children and believes her work with RbU will allow her to serve her country by saving children and counseling damaged or dysfunctional families. In her experience as a parent, Hammaline knows every parent is capable of loving and caring for their children, but many need training. She is committed to ending child abuse and providing people across her country with education, counseling, and training to achieve that goal.

Hammaline Ocaya, Community Outreach

Natasha Lakareber is Rainbird Uganda’s Fundraiser. As a social worker, she works as a counselor. As a Ugandan, she works with Save One Mum Uganda, Fitzmann Health Care Gulu, and Uganda Health Marketing Group. Natasha has chosen to volunteer with Rainbird because she loves children and enjoys working with them. She will do anything in her capacity to work with local leaders and help put a full stop to child abuse in her community.

Natasha Lakareber, Fundraiser

Grace Asianzu is Rainbird Uganda’s Social Media Manager. With a degree in information technology she manages a computer center in Gulu. Grace is committed to utilizing her skills to better serve her community by working as a volunteer with Rainbird Uganda to end child abuse in Uganda.

Grace Asianzu, Social Media Manager

Etum Job is Rainbird Uganda’s Technology Officer. He has his Bachelors degree in Administrative and Secretarial Sciences from Kyambogo University. As a technology and computer enthusiast, with experience in Graphics and Web Design, he specializes in Joomla CMS web development and works with several different applications and environments. His desire is to contribute his strong analytical skills, experience, eye for detail, and team spirit to the Rainbird Uganda team and be a contributing force for the end of child abuse in Uganda.

Etum Job, Uganda’s Technology Officer

Carol Akello is Rainbird Uganda’s Administrative Assistant. With a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Carol is certified as an accredited Trainer of SIYB (Start and Improve Your Business) training. She is a reliable, innovative, hardworking team player able to perform with minimal supervision and a high level of integrity in an organization guided by a great vision and goals. She volunteers with Rainbird because she wants justice for the vulnerable. Standing up for injustice has always been her passion. Carol longs to see children happy, free of the suppression of abuse, and fulfilling their God-given talents.

Carol Akello, Administrative Assistant
Kinyera Tonny
Hammaline Ocaya
Natasha Lakareber
Grace Asianzu
Etum Job
Carol Akello

The Campaign Team

Juliet Amito is Rainbird Uganda’s Campaign Team Investigator. As a college graduate with a Bachelors in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, she works as an accountant. She is also a mother of two, a child worker, and psychologist, and shares Rainbird Uganda’s vision to end child abuse. Juliet knows that there are costs to saving children and she is committed to helping Rainbird Uganda generate funds to support the work of saving children across Uganda and ensure the fulfillment of ending child abuse in her country.

Juliet Amito, Campaign Team Investigator

Peninnah Basemera is Rainbird Uganda’s Campaign Team Manager. She received her Bachelor of Laws and is a Legal Associate at Tumusiime Irumba & Company Advocates. Penny wants to concentrate on areas of violation such as sexual gender-baed violence. She wants to mainstream children’s rights by working with other NGO’s to establish children’s rights. Having the great fortune to be raised by a very protective, hardworking mother, she knows there are many children who don’t get that and need support and protection. Penny feels destined to serve children and become a great champion of the rights of children across Uganda.

Peninnah Basemera, Campaign Team Manager
Juliet Amito
Peninnah Basemera

The Leadership Team

Fridah Nabirye received her bachelor’s degree in arts with philosophy as her major. She is pursuing a masters in human rights at Makerere University. Her most important commitments in life are fighting for the rights of children and researching projects that make a difference in people’s lives. She has chosen to be the Regional Leader of Central Uganda because she is passionate about fighting for children’s rights.

Fridah Nabirye, Regional Leader of Central Uganda

Sarah Nakyambadde is Rainbird Uganda’s Wakiso District Leader. She is a lawyer by profession and a mother of six. She has contributed to improving and changing many lives by being a leader in the “Am a Girl” program in schools, reducing the number of girls dropping out of school. Sarah loves children and believes that the rights of children are inherent in nature. This fuels her commitment to working with Rainbird Uganda to ensure that she is actively involved in putting an end to the abuse of the rights of children.

Sarah Nakyambadde, Wakiso District Leader

Bobby Denis Bombita is Rainbird Uganda’s Leader for the Eastern Region. By profession, he is a project officer of community development with Share An Opportunity Uganda. Being a leader allows him to take key strategic action to make a difference for children. He has counseled many families to facilitate the protection of children from abuse and neglect. Bobby is committed to bringing his expertise to Rainbird to unite people to organize and mobilize to save children in the Eastern Region.

Bobby Denis Bombita, Leader for the Eastern Region
Fridah Nabirye
Sarah Nakyambadde
Bobby Denis Bombita

Leaders

Our Country Leaders build and empower a team to engage the public, have people Take A Stand for the End of child abuse, and mobilize to save children who are being abused and end issues that are plaguing their country. The Country Leader finds and develops State (or Regional Leaders) in every state or region. They field problems in each region, create campaigns to solve a problem, mobilize their troops to solve those problems. To become a Country Leader, contact us at: info@rainbirdfoundation.org.

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