Our Staff Members
Kyohairwe Sylvia Bohibwa, Executive Director.
Sylvia, a Co-Founder Member of the Mbeleni Foundation, leads the organization with a strong commitment to human rights. With over 15 years of experience in social and health research and NGO work, she is a proficient Project Planner and Manager, Social and Policy Researcher, Entrepreneur, and Community worker. Her dedication extends to less privileged populations, including Refugees, Women, Girls, Children, and Youths, where her work as a Human Rights Activist and Policy Researcher brings about positive change and advancement.
Nzaaro Annet Byamugisha
Is a Lawyer with LLM and LLB (Makerere) and Diploma in Legal Practice. Has an accumulated experience as an advocate of High Court in Uganda and an investigator/legal researcher on abuses. Annet has an experience in policy, advocacy, investigations, research and has excellent understanding of current national and international debates relating to conflict and resilient.
I bring into MBELENI the legal expertise in reference to good governance, human rights and laws/policies regulating refugees in Uganda (and internationally).
Mukiibi Ivan Kimpanga
Ivan is a dynamic humanitarian, educator, and researcher, offers Mbeleni his extensive experience in psychosocial support, education in emergencies, and leadership. He's collaborated with major development partners like USAID, European Union, OXFAM, and UNICEF. Ivan holds a Philosophy degree and a diploma in Social Studies and is pursuing a Master's in Higher Education. He's known for his emotional intelligence, spirituality, and a deep cognitive acuity, and he thrives in team-oriented environments.
Community Engagement Officer
Kyaka II Refugee Settlement
Volunteer - Legal