the Jane Goodall Institute Uganda staff members.

Panta Kasoma.

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Executive Director.

Peter Apell

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Programs Director.

Osman Anewa Amulla.

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Natural Resources and Livelihoods Manager.

Umar Tumwine.

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Environmental Education & Roots and Shoots Manager.

Tasha Jubile.

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Finance and Administration Manager.

Sara Juko.

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Operations Manager.

Enosh Bizimana.

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager.

Finance and Administration Manager Africa Programs.

ARIKIRIZA JEMIMA APOPHIA

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Environmental Education Programs Officer.

Rachel Bitarabeho.

BITARABEHO RACHEL

Roots & Shoots Program Officer.

Timothy Akugizibwe.

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Land-use Planner and GIS Officer.

Robert Atugonza

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Natural Resources and Livelihoods Officer.

Tomas Achidri.

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Environmental Education Assistant.

Patricia Sitaraya.

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Finance and Administration Assistant.

Brenda Mirembe.

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Communications and Community Engagement Assistant.

Brian Gonzaga

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Natural Resources and Livelihoods Assistant.

Augustine Jjagwe.

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Transport Officer.

Staney Nyandwi.

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Education Field Programs Assistant.

Olivia Nambatya.

Volunteer.

Ruth Kemigambo.

Office Assistant.

Alsen Ntezi.

Security and Maintenance Officer.

Joseph Gahiima.

Security and Maintenance Officer.

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STANY NYANDWI.

Stany Nyandwi is the Education Assistant at the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) Uganda working under the Environmental Education and Roots & Shoots program undertaking extension services at field sites with focus on Human Wildlife Conflict in communities and schools. Stany comes from Burundi and has over 30 years experience working with chimpanzees both in captive […]

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PATRICIA SITARAYA.

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Makerere University. She joined the Jane Goodall institute Uganda in 2013 and she is currently working as the Finance and Administration Assistant.

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Dr. PANTALEON MUKASA BANDA KASOMA

Executive Director
Born in 1954 to Leo Segawa Lwanga, a Ggombolola (subcounty) chief in the Buganda Kingdom of central Uganda, Panta attended school from 1960 to 1972, spending the last two years of A-level at Namilyango College. At Makerere University, he trained as a biologist and teacher graduating in 1976 with a B Sc (2nd Upper) and [...]
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DR. PETER APPELL

Programs Director.

Peter is from Ibuje, Apac District in North Western Uganda. In 2000 he graduated from Makerere University in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. By the time he graduated he had already set up a farm complex in Lira district, volunteered with the USPCA (Uganda Society for the Protection and Care of Animals), worked with the […]

OSMAN AMULLA ANEWA

OSMAN AMULLA ANEWA

Natural Resources & Livelihoods Manager.

He has relatively good experience, especially with donor-funded projects including USAID’s where he has been actively engaged in community-and natural resources management for most of his work years. Previous  experience with communities include work with International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) as a Research Assistant; Catholic Relief Services (CRS) as Assistant Project Officer for its […]

ZALWANGO JUKO SARA

ZALWANGO JUKO SARA

Operations Manager.

Sara comes from Central Uganda, born a princess of the Buganda Kingdom . She studied Bachelor of Business Administration at Makerere University Business School majoring in Finance and first worked as an accountant at Goodman International Limited, a pharmaceutical company, for 7 years. She later on pursued a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and […]

BITARABEHO RACHEL

BITARABEHO RACHEL

Roots & Shoots Officer.

In 2006, Rachel began working with JGI- Uganda as an Administrative Assistant, then with a Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration majoring in Marketing from Ndejje University, Uganda.  She discovered that her passion was not working with numbers but working with communities and especially young people. This led to her search for the skills and knowledge […]

ARIKIRIZA JEMIMA APOPHIA

ARIKIRIZA JEMIMA APOPHIA

Environmental Education Officer

Apophia completed her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Environmental Management from Nkumba University.   In 2009 she joined Jane Goodall Institute (JGI Uganda) as a volunteer and  was then elevated in 2010 as apart time Assistant under Roots and Shoots program. Right now, she is the JGI Uganda Environmental Education Officer undertaking environmental education activities such […]

UMAR TUMWINE

UMAR TUMWINE.

Environmental Education & Roots and Shoots Manager.

He graduated from Makerere University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education where he specialized in Biology. He taught Biology in High Schools from 2002 to 2006. His concern about the environment led him to pursue a Master of Education Degree at Makerere University specializing in Environmental Education which he obtained in […]

TOM ACHIDRI

TOM ACHIDRI

Field Education Assistant

In 2007,  Tom was employed as  the in charge of Maintenance &  Security for the office. During this time he was fortunate enough to secure a  scholarship from the staff of Disney Animal Kingdom to continue with his studies at Nkumba University.  He completed his degree in Environmental Management and now is the Environmental Education […]

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