LEADERSHIP

BESO has recruited some of the finest minds and most dedicated souls in Uganda. 

LEADERSHIP

AARON BUKENYA - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Aaron is a Ugandan philanthropist and social entrepreneur, He holds a Bachelors degree in Education and a diploma in Project planning and management and a certificate in development studies and leadership.  He is the Executive Director and founder of BESO Foundation, a Ugandan non-profit that works to provide access to quality education. Aaron is a 2016 Cordes Fellow and 2016 Segal Family Foundation Grassroots award winner, 2017 African Visionary Fellow and a 2018 Perennial Fellow. He is the Heart on fire visionary of the month of April 2017 .

 

He taught physics and mathematics at Kingstone High school and he headed the Physics Department while there, he co-founded
UNACIBAL and worked as the Human Resource Manager and resource mobilization assistant prior to founding BESO Foundation in 2008, he worked with Spark Microgrants as the first Ugandan facilitator and facilitated 3 Microgrants which impacted 2,000 lives in Central Uganda.  Aaron is a consultant in strategic planning, leadership development, partnership development, social entrepreneurship, fundraising and an expert in Community Based Development Approach (CBDA) he developed.  

He serves on various boards including; Value Addition Institute, Kitimbwa Women Development Association, Simba Plus Community organization
, Community Based Care Uganda (CBCU) and currently, he is the Chairperson of Bwaise Parents Old Students Association (BWAPOSA) and Chairperson of the Board of St.Mark Schools - Kayunga and Board member for Rokies Troupe Organisation

 

Aaron is dedicated to bringing educational resources and economic empowerment to poor children and families in Uganda. He is proud of his success and life achievements and wants every child in Uganda to have the same opportunities.

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JACKLINE NYAKATO - FINANCE AND ADMIN

Jackline is an enthusiastic woman whose major career ambition lies in making a direct contribution towards the society and providing social and economic developments in her the community. She brings more than 5 years of experience in financial administration to BESO foundation. She holds a bachelors degree in Accounts.

HILLARY KIRANGWA - FIELD SUPPORT & VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Hillary holds a bachelors degree in Human Resource Management and Marketing. Prior to Joining BESO in 2009, he worked for AMREF International as a Fields and Research Assistant, and the Uganda Election Commission as Presiding Officer.      

                 

Hillary has exceptional communication and managerial skills. He is integral to BESO's IT infrastructure and is an exceptionally driven individual. 

 

After his day’s work, Hillary enjoys exercising at the gym, swimming, reading books, watching movies and surfing.

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JOHN WILLIAM KASAMBA- MONITORING AND EVALUATION MANAGER

John is the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at BESO Foundation. He holds a Degree in Business Statistics from Makerere University Business School.

 

Prior to joining BESO Foundation in 2018, John worked at MultiChoice Uganda as a sales personnel, he also practiced his internship at BESO Foundation in 2017

 

He is very good with figures and very good at performance analysis and possesses computing skills. Outside his day’s work, John enjoys listening to music, sports, watching movies and Traveling.

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WANJALA ACQUINAS- PRINCIPAL JUNIOR SCHOOL

Acquinas manages the junior school with an experience of 10 years in Education. 

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AKAMPAGANA COMFORT- PRINCIPAL HIGH SCHOOL

Comfort manages the newly formed High school with an experience of 5 years in Education. 

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

  • Tucungwirwe Francis - Chairman

  • Betty -Usaba - Treasurer

  • Athieno Venna - Member

  • Serubogo Muhamad - Member

  • Nakabuye Sarah - Founder member

  • Aaron Bukenya - Secretary