Staff - About Us

The KICK-U dedicated staff.

Mr. Kakuru Robert Byamugisha Executive Director

Mr. Kakuru Robert Byamugisha

Executive Director
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Robert is Married Ugandan, aged 47 and father of four Children (three girls and a boy),  born in a family of 16 siblings, humble community known as  Nyakiju, Muyumbu, Kyanamira Sub-County, Kabale District and studied from various schools supported by different well-wishers and relatives. These include Muyumbu P/S. Rukiga P/S, Rwimi P/S, Saad memorial SS, Mitandi SS, St Augustine's Collage Butiiti, National Teachers Collage Kabale and Kabale University.

He possesses a Diploma in Education, a Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration and Master of Public Administration and management.

Robert worked as a primary teacher for 12 years  with the Ministry of Education and Sports under Kabale municipal council,  Worked with Kigezi Health Care Foundation(KIHEFO) for three years and Kick Corruption out of Uganda (KICK-U) for  seven years to date. I therefore have eight years experience working with Civil Society Organizations in Uganda.

This experience has opened many opportunities for him to work and relate with Local and International Development partners by attending different trainings workshops in Governance and Accountability, Organization  Management and administration, leadership and International relations. The experience has helped him serve in different capacities like being a Guild President of various Education institutions, Chairman Boards of Associations and currently he is the Executive Director of an Anti-Corruption Coalition in Uganda.

His ambition is to become a public consultant and leader in order to improve people's welfare because WITH GOD, EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE.

Mr. Nabaasa Barnabas Programs Officer

Mr. Nabaasa Barnabas

Programs Officer

Barnabas is a Professional Social worker having a multidisciplinary academic background with two Master’s Degrees (Public Health (MPH) and Project Planning and Management), and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration. Also has Certificates in counseling, Fundraising and Grants Management and Certificate in Principals of Clinical trials.
Barnabas cherishes a forward-thinking approach to issues, believes in team-based approaches, results-oriented, and always aspires to foster creativity and innovative solutions to problems.  Barnabas is a strong advocate of social justice, good Governance, and community empowerment.
Barnabas blends experience in NGO and Public sector operating context with potential experience in community Mobilization, counseling, Coordination and management, Research and report writing with Interpersonal skills, good communication skills and Computer skills.

Akandwanaho Gracious Communication Officer

Akandwanaho Gracious

Communication Officer

Computer Scientist, Technovation Girls Mentor, Guild Minister of Information and Communication Technology(ICT)& GRC IT and Computer Science,Coordinator Computer Science at Kabale University.

Rukungiri, Western Region, Uganda 

Mr. Denesi Niwarinda Programs Officer

Mr. Denesi Niwarinda

Programs Officer

Denesi is  a born of Rukungiri District and Holds a Bachelors in Social Work and Social Administration from Kabale University and has worked with KICK-U for 4 years as a Programs Officer in Charge of Advocacy - Accountability and a Candidate for MPH.

Ms. Owembabazi Mackline Accounts/ Administrative Assistant

Ms. Owembabazi Mackline

Accounts/ Administrative Assistant

Mackline Owembabazi Holds a Diploma in Business Studies (Accounting Option) from Uganda College of Commerce - Kabale and a certificate in Computer Applications.

Tashobya Taima Finance and Administration

Tashobya Taima

Finance and Administration

Holds a CPA from the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda and a of Bachelor in Accounting & Finance of Mbarara University of Science and Techology.

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