Edward Kakande
Edward Kakande Country Director
Member
Last update: May 10, 2024
Edward Kakande Country Director
Last update: May 10, 2024
Details
Citizenship:
Uganda
Languages:
English, French, Luganda, Swahili
Highest Degree:
MBA
Experience:
32 years
Sectors:
Rural Development, Food Security, Humanitarian Aid & Emergency, Youth, Fundraising, Human Rights, Programme & Resource Management
Gender:
Male
Address:
Kampala, Uganda
Cellphone:
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About

  • I am highly experienced with 24 years in the non-profit sector management and with an incredible understanding and analysis of development issues.
  • I lead country programs and design people centered evidence based programs, building resilience and responding to humanitarian needs where necessary.
  • My experience is largely rooted in rights-based approaches to development, focusing on inclusive quality Education, Adolescence and sexual reproductive health and rights, HIV/AIDS, gender and social inclusion, entrepreneurship for sustainable livelihoods, and governance and social accountability.
  • I effectively raise funds from reputable donors, and successfully build and lead dynamic, winning multi-disciplinary teams.
  • I championed social justice advocacy and contributed to strengthening of CSO Movements, being founder member of a nationwide Congolese Women’s movement. Sauti ya Mama Mukongomani
  • I initiated innovative projects on livelihoods, education, HIV/AIDS, health, water and sanitation, peace and reconciliation, to support war affected women, Ex-child soldiers and street children.
  • I raised income from seed funds of £ 50,000 to cumulatively over £ 5m by fifth year with reputable donors such as DFID, EC/ECHO, USAID / UNICEF, DANIDA, SIDA, CIDA, and foundations.