Dedicated team with a love to help street connected children.
This is our team out on the ground in Uganda. These are the men and women that make our charity work, rescuing kids, resettling them and making sure they are well looked after through life.
Rita Nkemba - Founder
Damon Wamera - Country Director
Faith Atwiine- Deputy Director Communication Strategy & Impact
Abenakyo Jessica- Child Sponsorship & Advocacy Officer
Maureen Muwonge - Deputy Director Child Protection
Matule Joshua - Public Relations & Fundraising Officer
Emasu Emmanuel - Operations Officer
Dinnah Rose Sanyu - HR Manager
Nambirige Mariam - Head of Health
Otim Samuel - Resident Nurse
Tumwine Denis - Procurement officer
Nakintu Harriet - Spiritual Welfare Officer
Achan Coina Joan - Social Worker
Asaba Richard - Social Worker
Diana Semyalo - Social Worker
Kusiima Christabel - Social Worker
Nakayiza Lydia - Social Worker
Nantongo Molly - Social Worker
Sevvume Dorothy - Social Worker
Ruth N. Opio - Rebuild Program Manager
Sarah Linda Kisakye - Rebuild Program Manager
Pidson Niwagaba - Finance Manager
Ssemanda James - Documentation Officer
Amulen Catherine - Teacher
Nakafeero Prossy - Teacher
Nantume Barbara - Teacher
Barbara Philly - House parent
Nampeera Christine - House parent
Opus Stanley - Karamoja Program Lead
Logono Eunice - Administrator-Karamoja Office
Naamara Sarah - Administration Assistant
Nakagulire Grace - Accounts Assisant
Ogola Mary - Mentor
Besigwa Wilson - Driver
Pauline Nalwadda - Crafts Designer
We have a small team in the UK committed to helping grow awareness of the charity and also funds and sponsors to keep it going.
Debs Craig - Administrator and Fundraising Officer.
Debs works from our offices two days a week (usually Monday and Wednesday). Her main roles include finance & fundraising, grant applications and donor communication, among others. Debs joined the Dwelling Places UK team in July 2017. She has a wealth of experience in fundraising and third sector work and a passion to facilitate ministry in areas of poverty. She is married with 2 young children, and lives in Parkhead.
Contact Debs at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saffron Ahmed - Admin and Development Officer
Saffron joined Dwelling Places UK in June 2018, and works three days a week, usually Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Saffron studied Business, Marketing & Advertising, and has spent a year volunteering in Kenya. Her main job responsibilities include PR and communications, child sponsorship, coordinating the volunteer programme and the International Day for Street Children. Saffron is married and is really involved in her church - Freedom Church Glasgow.
Contact Saffron at: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Board of Trustees
Our Board of Trustees are all volunteers who have a strong connection with Dwelling Places. Between them they have years of time spent out in Uganda with DP and sponsor some of our children.