HHA Uganda Team
East Africa Director
Jemina holds accreditations in international development and sociocultural anthropology, with specialisms in the field of gender equity and women’s rights. Jemina has managed significant projects and grants across a spectrum of international organisations, she has acted as the CEO of an NGO tackling human trafficking in India and has sat on the board of GlobalGirl Media UK and Red Nose Day Finland.
Chair Person of East Africa Board
Pastor Edward is South Sudanese and leads our East Africa board along with various other important roles, such as President of the Baptist Convention of South Sudan. Edward is passionate about developing healthcare for the people of South Sudan through his work with HHA and other relief organisations.
East Africa Programme Manager
Isaac started working for HHA East Africa in 2018 as a Field Officer and has since become our Programme Manager for all HHA East Africa operations. Isaac is working towards a degree in Public Administration and Management, and is humbled to serve God through supporting persons living with disabilities. He is grateful to put smiles into their lives and to be part of the HHA family vision.
Guylee has been involved in HHA’s work since first volunteering in Haiti in 2009 and has led a diverse range of design, construction and publicity work ever since. He designed and oversaw the construction of the hospital chapel, living in Haiti between 2016 and 2018. HHA recently welcomed Guylee back to the team, to lead the design and project management of our various building and infrastructure projects in both Haiti and East Africa. Guylee lives in Tromsø, Northern Norway.
East Africa Field Operations Coordinator
Phil has a range of responsibilities including finance, logistics, and daily operations of our Uganda Disability Centre. Phil is currently based in Uganda having spent over a year in a similar role with our Haiti projects. He brings with him decades of relevant experience from a long career in the Navy and various Project Management roles. Phil is a big Rugby fan and enjoys motorbike touring.
James Herbert Elaju
James is an accounts professional with over 8 years of experience in all aspects of non-profit operations including roles at World Vision Uganda and Cure Children’s Hospital International. James joined HHA in 2021 and leads on the financial and governance elements of the HHA EA operations. James is committed to seeing lives transformed through his work.
East Africa Finance and Administration Officer
Florence is our East Africa Finance and Administration Officer. She is responsible for controlling the finances for our ever expanding portfolio of projects in East Africa.
East Africa - Driver/Mechanic
Bosco is from Kajo Keji, South Sudan. He joined as a driver in October 2021 and is also the team mechanic. In addition, Bosco looks after the Disability Centre compound ensuring it is a tidy and safe space for staff and visitors.
East Africa - Senior Driver
Anthony is the senior driver and watchman for HHA. His family fled the South Sudan war in 2017 and have since been living in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement, one of the largest settlements in the world. Anthony is an experienced driver and trustworthy watchman who loves spending time with our visiting teams and helping out wherever help is needed.
East Africa Physiotherapist
Mattia is a Physiotherapist by profession and joined the team at the New Hope Disability Centre in 2021. Mattia leads the physiotherapy department and coordinates all activities carried out within the department and externally with other related developmental partners. Mattia also loves travelling around the world exploring new ideas, skills and knowledge.
East Africa Prosthetics & Orthotics Manager
Emma manages the P&O department, based at our Disability Centre in BidiBidi Refugee Settlement. He studied Orthopaedic Technology at Mulago Paramedical School in Kampala and joined HHA in October 2021 to serve people living with disability through the creation of artificial limbs and training to use them.
Pita Kadija (Agnes)
East Africa Community Based Rehabilitation Manager
Agnes is South Sudanese, originally a teacher by profession, but now also a wheelchair technician. Agnes worked for HHA as a Community Based Rehabilitation worker for 3 years before becoming a wheelchair technician in 2021. She now manages the CBR team. Agnes is passionate about serving people with disabilities and loves to work in the community.
Moses is South Sudanese and now working for HHA in the New Hope Disability Centre as a wheelchair technician.
East Africa Bookkeeper / Administrator
Hellen has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Management from Ugandan Christine University, and a diploma and certificate in Computerised Accounting from Multi-tech Business School Kampala. Hellen currently works as the Nutrition Administrator and Bookkeeper for HHA East Africa operations.
Robert Rapsy Ogwang
East Africa Nutrition Officer
Robert holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Human Nutrition from Makerere University Kampala and now works as the Nutrition Officer for HHA East Africa under our Nutrition and Livelihoods project. Robert is an experienced Community and Clinical Nutritionist with a strong history of working with non-profit organisations and public authorities. He is passionate about serving people living with disabilities and happy to be part of the HHA EA family offering Nutrition Technical Support for the improvement of nutritional status, health and well-being of vulnerable people.
Data Cons Simon
Amazing Grace School Education Coordinator
Cons is an information technology specialist who learnt his profession at Cavendish University, Uganda. He joined HHA as a volunteer to manage and coordinate all HHA projects in Amazing Grace School.