Andrew Byaruhanga Bahemuka

Governance and Human Rights Coordinator, DENIVA

Andrew Byaruhanga Bahemuka is the Coordinator, Governance and Human Rights Program at DENIVA. He is also the Monitoring and Evaluation Expert at DENIVA for all  the programs and projects. Andrew has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences and is currently pursuing a Masters Degree inConflict and Peace Studies at Makerere University. Has hasskills and experience in collaborating, learning, networking  and adapting to change.

 

Andrew posses extensive experience in monitoring and evaluation of USAID activities and has been leading the Monitoring and Evaluation portfolio of the USAID Project, “Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture” being implemented by Development Network of Indigenous Voluntary Associations (DENIVA) in six (6) rural districts of Uganda. The project was for two years, worth UGX 1,500,000,000 for 2014-2016.

From 2015-2016, Andrew spearheaded the implementation of the Voter Education project implemented by DENIVA titled,”Increasing Citizen Readiness to Participate in 2016 Elections” with financial support from Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) in six districts: Kalungu, Kabale, Kisoro, Rakai and Rukungiri.

Andrew served at Kabarole Research and Resource Centre working with rural communities in the Rwenzori region, Western Uganda at the height of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF)-a rebel outfit that terrorized the region early 2000s. Working with vulnerable rural communities opened up his career path with the United Nations as a United Nations Volunteer working on Poverty Reduction Programmes with UNDP.

Andrew has managed numerous multi-donor projects in international organizations like International Alert as well as championed the rights of women through treaty reporting while working with rights organizations in Uganda and at continental level.  He is currently spearheading the implementation of NGO Quality Assurance Mechanism for DENIVA with support from UNDP and ACCU. 

DENIVA PROGRAMS AND KEY OBJECTIVES

Governance and Human Rights

Governance and Human Rights

The Governance and Human Rights Program aims at strengthening and nurturing partnerships and communities to advocate for a democracy that serves all citizens in Uganda. The program works for social, economic and political accountability of local and...

Sustainable Livelihoods

Sustainable Livelihoods

The Sustainable Livelihoods Program aims at supporting MOs with skills and knowledge in order to advocate pro-poor and gender sensitive policies through programmes in agriculture, trade, climate change and improved service delivery. The objectives a...

Civil Society Organisation Strengthening

Civil Society Organisation Strengthening

DENIVA has a long term experience in providing capacity building services to CSOs as one of its key mandates. Organizational development interventions ranges from research, proposal development, presentation and facilitation skills; negotiation and n...

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