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Anthony Ssembatya

Anthony Ssembatya

Unser Gründer

Tony Ssembatya Makayu Kimbowa, is our founder. Having spent 3 years at the helm of the Northern Uganda Civil War in the early 2000s, he was touched by the plight of Women and Girls, as victims of war. This ignited in him a desire to address the injustices done to Women and Girls, especially those living below the poverty line. His desire is that Women and Girls can access equal education and be granted the freedom to participate in the shaping of their societies.

He has worked with UN Women in New York and is currently conducting his Doctoral Research at Potsdam-Germany. His Research Interests focus on; Citizenship and Statelessness, Gender Based Nationality Laws, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Women and Education. He is a recipient of the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung Fur Die Freiheit Scholarship

and previously a KAAD Scholarship Recipient at the ASH-Berlin and Alumni

Tony is a Representative to the UN for the Global Community Development Advocacy (IACD): and a recipient of the CDS Ted Bradshaw Award 2015 .

The Women in Education Agenda and Advocacy for Girls access to Education in Post-Conflict Nations are part of his passion with United Nations Girls Education Initiative Tony is also a founding Partner of Antolemo Strategy LLP, a management consulting and strategic advisory firm:

Teopista K Kacubya

Co-Founder and Director

After the death of her husband, Madam Teopista who is passionate about the livelihood of underprivileged women and children in Mbikko, Jinja offered her home where the kindergarten was started, which later grew to form Kirabo Doors Of Hope Foundation. She is still very active in the day-to-day running of the school and the womens empowerment group and she is a huge inspiration and mother figure to all of us at Kirabo Foundation.

Trevor Simon Matovu

Assistant Project Cordinator

Trevor Simon Matovu is a young, vibrant, enthusiastic and goal driven individual. He is a fisheries student at Makerere University and a  child rights’ activist. He is the former Head of the Guild representative council and former Chairperson Uganda Young Democrats at his University. His passion for advocating for Child rights brought him to Kirabo Foundation where he started as a volunteer and is now fully employed as Assistant Coordinator.

Gerd Fabian

Administrator/ German Programme Coordinator

Gerd Fabian ‘s heart, cries for the orphans, but not only but also for refugees, immigrants, people in need, He is the German Program Cordinator/Administrator of Hope For Afrika – Kirabo e.V.