Dr. James P Habyarimana,
James Habyarimana is the Provost Distinguished Associate Professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy. His research is focused on identifying low-cost strategies to address barriers to better health and education outcomes in developing countries. Ongoing projects include research to understand the effectiveness of centralized and decentralized programs, including the role of leadership, to improve teacher performance in East Africa, as well as how electoral incentives shape the design and implementation of education and health policies in Tanzania and India. He serves on an Independent Technical Review Panel for the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). He is a founding member and former co-Director of Georgetown University’s Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation (gui2de). He is an affiliate of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and has been a non-resident fellow at the Center for Global Development. CV
Engineer Paul C. Rukundo
Chief Executive Officer
Charles Rukundo, graduated from Coventry University UK a BEng (Hons) Aerospace Systems Engineering – 2.1. As an Aerospace engineer/Rocket scientist he has developed strong technical knowledge of aerospace systems and manufacturing; the artistry to think imaginatively and be innovative, particularly when it comes to developing designs; problem-solving and analytical skills for dealing with various repairs; meticulous attention to detail and a methodical approach to work.
He possesses a high level of commercial awareness and knowledge of the aerospace industry; communication and team working skills when dealing with colleagues; organisational and time-management skills; the prowess to cope with new demands and new problems to be solved; a desire of aviation, aircraft and flight technology. He possess the ability to design, develop, research, maintain and test the performance of space vehicles, civil and military aircraft, missiles, weapon systems and satellites. CV
Moses has a wealth of practical experience and a solid understanding of Microfinance and Business Management for rural Development. He has designed and conducted various workshops on how ICT can be effectively applied to yield a positive impact on society. He is currently a Personal Empowerment Advocate, Trainer in the use of ICT for enhanced teacher and learning as well as Head, Education Specialist, KAWA Uganda.
He served as Opportunity International Edufinance’s Head, Education specialists, setting up School clusters and the Self Improving School System in Low Cost Private Schools in Uganda from 2017-2021. He was a teacher and Secretary Academic Committee of St. Mary’s College Kisubi with excellent results, having spent 3 years of intensive teaching at Nabumali High School.
Topista Tindimwenwa completed her Masters in education administration from Islamic University in Uganda. She serves as an Education Specialist specialising in School Leadership and Quality teacher training practices for the 21st Century. Prior to joining KAWA team, she served as classroom teacher and Senior administrator at St. Lawrence Schools, Headteacher at Mubende Parents High school as well as Hill view College, Bulangila.
Topista has been involved in training programs and learning methodologies since her early age as a teacher. Having years of extensive experience with countless adolescents and children ranging from those with academic difficulties to those with learning disabilities and childhood traumas, she has helped countless teens and children to believe in themselves and overcome all odds in order to be the best they can be.
Mr. Wananda Job is an accountant and business developer who serves as the Head of Finance and Administration department at KAWA.
He is also the founder and Managing director of Freeways Trade Links Limited where he accumulated practical experience in applying ICT Development skills in various computer applications for individual and corporate affairs.
He has keen interest in IT Dynamics including Strategic Management, Systems Auditing, Security and Database Management. He is also Expert in Clearing and forwarding and taxation matters which he has designed and administered for the Revenue Authority.
Moses Atine is a Board advisor and director of Technical Affairs. A detail oriented professional with experience in Application Development, IT support and delivery, IT security, IT Audit & Assurance. A team player able to adapt to work demands. Open minded and keen to learn.
He has a wide practical experience in areas like Assessing infrastructure on a regular basis to ensure its continued perfomance to meet required demands; enhancing technical support for clients both internal and external by creating automated forms to track and document client items; setting up and configuring audio-visual equipment for use at meetings and conferences, including videoconferencing equipment; developing new strategies and IT procedures to increase efficiency and enhancing workflow and improving client satisfaction. CV
Rebecca Auma serves as KAWA Accountant. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Makerere University. She is an enthusiastic accountant with high vigor to get engaged in accountability practices to ensure high level of efficiency and effectiveness in the use of organizational resources. She is a CPA candidate soon to join the ranks of meticulous Professional accountants.
Prior to joining KAWA she served as an Accountant in Nairobi, Kenya, Assistant Lecturer at Team University and Principal of Bethel Training Institute, Jinja. Her duty is to Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards. Report to management regarding the finances of establishment. Provide internal auditing services for the institute. Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirement. Analyze institute operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice. Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
Edith Khainza graduated from Makerere University Business with a Bachelor of Business Computing. She is an individual who strives to make the most optimum use of the scarce resources that we as humanity have to deliver organizational services efficiently. Her areas of specialization are in Business statistics, computerized accounting, financial management, information systems development and management, business law, computerized investment appraisal, strategic management and use of Technology for human resource management and development.
She has served as a youth educator, a primary and Secondary ICT lab manager with pproficiency in the use of computer applications such as MS word, excel, PowerPoint and Access. She has designed user friendly applications for classroom management and school leaders. In October 2017, she presented on the Panel of experts at the Aga Khan University InternationaI Conference on Rethinking Teacher Education: Improvement Innovation and Change.
Fridah Nabahwana is a qualified Educator and Finance Literacy technocrat with more than 15 years of experience in the education and Micro Lending Sectors. She is the Managing Director at Faith Women Development Network, and has worked closely with high-profile organizations such as Grandma Microfinance among a diverse range of clients to help them improve staff performance and business outcomes through better learning, training, and compliance programs.
She is passionate about e-learning, admires educators, and understands the value of a good learning management system to address the challenges of 21st century education. Her services have helped in reducing the dropout rate in rural secondary schools.
Lead Consultant and Advisor