Fred Olinga

Civil Society Strengthening Officer, DENIVA

Fredrick Olinga is the Civil Society Strengthening Officer with DENIVA. He is a professional with over three years of national experience as a development practitioner in civil society and donor agency. He has experience and expertise in project management, resource mobilization, strategic planning and communication.

Fredrick holds a Bachelor Degree in Records and Archieves Management at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda for the academic year 2011/2015 and a certificate in governance principles and community development at MS- Training Centre for Development Cooperation, Arusha, Tanzania.

He was a project manager for civil society strengthening project funded by Global South Programme that was to benefit six Civil Society Organizations located in the districts of Kampala, Kalungu, Kyotera and Rakai, Uganda in 2016 to 2017 where he managed a project total budget of UGX 199,000,000. He organized district dialogue meetings, community interface meetings where the communities interfaced directly with the government leaders, traditional leaders, duty bearers and politicians about different advocacy issues in Kampala, Kalungu and Rakai and Kyotera districts in Central Uganda.

Fredrick developed issue papers and presented them to different duty barriers and made them commit by signing in the commitment statement to solve all the gender, health, education and security issues that the local communities had raised during the interface meetings. He also developed policies, proposals, business plans, monitoring and evaluation tools, organizational profiles for civil society organizations. Prior to that, he was the coordinator DENIVA Member Organization capacity building with support from MS-Training Centre for Development cooperation supported and ActionAid.

He also managed Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) project with support from Global Network for Disaster Reduction (GNDR) in central, eastern and western Uganda in the districts of Kampala, Mbale and Kasese respectively

He has conducted and managed several consultancies in areas of establishing and updating the USAID Monitoring, Evaluation and learning database; setting up the climate change department Resource Centre for ministry of water and environment, Kampala, Uganda and Resource Centre set up for Health for the poor Uganda located in Kumi district, Uganda.

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...

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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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