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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Our Team is composed of both national employees and international volunteers working together to make a difference. This is who we are and our People.

Board of Directors

Bishop Nelson Wesamoyo of Redeemed of the Lord Evangelistic Church, holds an Honorary PHD in leadership and Bachelors of ministry from Logos Bible College. In 2010 He had a pastoral ministry in Kiryandongo district in western Uganda where he witnessed a number of refugees from Rwanda, Burundi South Sudan and Bududa. GOBU was established as a platform where women and youth would meet to share their experiences in the new life of being Refugees and in turn the women and youth were empowered with skills of income generating activities to be able to sustain their lives. Has a proven ability of successful formation of development projects and entities in Uganda Establishing both companies and NGOs with a network of professionals and business partners. Consistence in whatever he does. A Renown Author who has mentored and groomed many leaders in all walks of life from social, economic and spiritual personalities now strategically positioned and motivated to run with the vision.

NELSON WESAMOYO (FOUNDER)

Bishop Nelson Wesamoyo of Redeemed of the Lord Evangelistic Church, holds an Honorary PHD in leadership and Bachelors of ministry from Logos Bible College. In 2010 He had a pastoral ministry in Kiryandongo district in western Uganda where he witnessed a number of refugees from Rwanda, Burundi South Sudan and Bududa. GOBU was established as a platform where women and youth would meet to share their experiences in the new life of being Refugees and in turn the women and youth were empowered with skills of income generating activities to be able to sustain their lives. Has a proven ability of successful formation of development projects and entities in Uganda Establishing both companies and NGOs with a network of professionals and business partners. Consistence in whatever he does. A Renown Author who has mentored and groomed many leaders in all walks of life from social, economic and spiritual personalities now strategically positioned and motivated to run with the vision.
Currently working with JENGA UGANDA an NGO based in Mbale in the position of Human Resources & Operations since September 2012. She is the Vice Chairperson Board of Trustees of The Way Home- Africa an NGO based in Iganga. Margaret is a certified Reproductive Health trainer and a Mentor Coach Trainer She worked in Oasis Uganda for 10 years climbing the ladder from Child Minder to Team Leader. She has a rich experience in development work and a has a variety of skills.

MARGARET COTA JR. (CHAIRPERSON)

Currently working with JENGA UGANDA an NGO based in Mbale in the position of Human Resources & Operations since September 2012. She is the Vice Chairperson Board of Trustees of The Way Home- Africa an NGO based in Iganga. Margaret is a certified Reproductive Health trainer and a Mentor Coach Trainer She worked in Oasis Uganda for 10 years climbing the ladder from Child Minder to Team Leader. She has a rich experience in development work and a has a variety of skills.
Holds Masters of Science in Irrigation and drainage Engineering of Busitema University, Post graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management from Uganda Management Institute, Bachelor of Agricultural mechanisation and Irrigation Engineering of Busitema University. Works as Assistant Manager Water for Production Regional Centre- East, Ministry of water and environment with Very Outstanding and demonstrated sense of personal Integrity, High ethical Standard and accountability. Has vast experience in Planning, Implementation and management of National, Regional and community projects Preacher of the gospel and currently Youth Pastor at Redeemed of the Lord Evangelistic Church Malukhu

MASABA ROGERS (BOARD MEMBER)

Holds Masters of Science in Irrigation and drainage Engineering of Busitema University, Post graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management from Uganda Management Institute, Bachelor of Agricultural mechanisation and Irrigation Engineering of Busitema University. Works as Assistant Manager Water for Production Regional Centre- East, Ministry of water and environment with Very Outstanding and demonstrated sense of personal Integrity, High ethical Standard and accountability. Has vast experience in Planning, Implementation and management of National, Regional and community projects Preacher of the gospel and currently Youth Pastor at Redeemed of the Lord Evangelistic Church Malukhu
Has accumulated professional experience of seven years, in different fields of book keeping. Has been in the field of preparing all the necessary source documents, financial statements and reports, currently working with The Way Home- Africa an NGO based in Iganga.as Finance Manager.

NAMATOME AISHA (BOARD MEMBER)

Has accumulated professional experience of seven years, in different fields of book keeping. Has been in the field of preparing all the necessary source documents, financial statements and reports, currently working with The Way Home- Africa an NGO based in Iganga.as Finance Manager.

NANDUTU SAMALIE (BOARD MEMBER)

She has BSC (hons) degree in Economics and statistics – Makerere University, Post graduate diploma in Project planning and Management, Diploma in Christian Ministry by New Life Advanced bible college, and a certificate of training by women of significance Uganda, She loves children and currently, she is working with the child ministry of Deliverance church Busia – a project assisted by Compassion International. She is a professional role model in execution of duties entrusted to her, producing timely service in a high profiled manner with transparency and integrity by the guidance of God.
Holds a Master of Education Degree, a Bachelor’s degree in Education, a Diploma and Grade III Certificate in Education with several other trainings. She is aspiring professionals, currently working as a teacher and deputizing the head teacher at Wambogo Memorial Primary School and as well a part time lecturer at Green Pasture School of Theology

KAKAI AGNES (BOARD MEMBER)

Holds a Master of Education Degree, a Bachelor’s degree in Education, a Diploma and Grade III Certificate in Education with several other trainings. She is aspiring professionals, currently working as a teacher and deputizing the head teacher at Wambogo Memorial Primary School and as well a part time lecturer at Green Pasture School of Theology
Holds Bachelor’s degree of Education from Makerere University Kampala and a Diploma in Education, Kyambogo. 23 years solid work experience in senior Management positions as Project Director under compassion international funded project, School principal Crusades International Africa Outreach, Administrator Grace International Children’s Foundation Home and Executive Director Goshen Blessings Uganda since 2017. He has good interpersonal skills, innovative, flexible, and accountable with analytical thinking with attention to details considers and responds appropriately to the needs, feelings and capabilities of different situations, seeks out opportunities to improve, streamline, reinvent work process that address meaningful work issues. Makes effective decisions and achieves desired results in the midst of major changes in responsibilities, work process, time frame, Performance expectations, organizational culture or work environment. Defines objectives and strategies to meet the required organizational goals and objectives and giving feedback to stakeholders on the progress, issues and potential problems. Provides guidance on how to strength knowledge and skills to improve personal and organizational performance

PATRICK BUSIMA (EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR)

Holds Bachelor’s degree of Education from Makerere University Kampala and a Diploma in Education, Kyambogo. 23 years solid work experience in senior Management positions as Project Director under compassion international funded project, School principal Crusades International Africa Outreach, Administrator Grace International Children’s Foundation Home and Executive Director Goshen Blessings Uganda since 2017. He has good interpersonal skills, innovative, flexible, and accountable with analytical thinking with attention to details considers and responds appropriately to the needs, feelings and capabilities of different situations, seeks out opportunities to improve, streamline, reinvent work process that address meaningful work issues. Makes effective decisions and achieves desired results in the midst of major changes in responsibilities, work process, time frame, Performance expectations, organizational culture or work environment. Defines objectives and strategies to meet the required organizational goals and objectives and giving feedback to stakeholders on the progress, issues and potential problems. Provides guidance on how to strength knowledge and skills to improve personal and organizational performance
Holds a masters of Arts Development Studies from Uganda Martyrs University. Entrepreneurship Development from Directorate of Industrial training Lugogo, Kampala. Training of Trainers (ToT) from Jinja Vocational Institute by Ministry of Education and Sports. He has worked with Uganda Christian University Mbale University College as a part-time lecturer in 2020 and as an assistant Academic Registrar from 2015 to 2019. JICA as a Research Assistant Farm Input Consult in rice growing in areas of Butaleja, Mbale and Soroti in 2014. CCP Vocational Training Institute as an Acting Principal in 2013 and as an Assistant Principal from 2002 to 2013. Christian Child Care Programme from 1993 to 2002.

LAMBULI AMBROSE (BOARD MEMBER)

Holds a masters of Arts Development Studies from Uganda Martyrs University. Entrepreneurship Development from Directorate of Industrial training Lugogo, Kampala. Training of Trainers (ToT) from Jinja Vocational Institute by Ministry of Education and Sports. He has worked with Uganda Christian University Mbale University College as a part-time lecturer in 2020 and as an assistant Academic Registrar from 2015 to 2019. JICA as a Research Assistant Farm Input Consult in rice growing in areas of Butaleja, Mbale and Soroti in 2014. CCP Vocational Training Institute as an Acting Principal in 2013 and as an Assistant Principal from 2002 to 2013. Christian Child Care Programme from 1993 to 2002.
Holds a diploma in crop production and management, A certificate in general Agriculture, A certificate in Sustainable agriculture and Value addition, three months experience in green house farming, six months with IFDC as extension worker and A certificate in mentorship Currently working with the Ministry of water and Environment under project of water for production as Agronomist.

NAMONO GRACE (TREASURER BOARD OF TRUSTEES)

Holds a diploma in crop production and management, A certificate in general Agriculture, A certificate in Sustainable agriculture and Value addition, three months experience in green house farming, six months with IFDC as extension worker and A certificate in mentorship Currently working with the Ministry of water and Environment under project of water for production as Agronomist.