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VOLUNTEERING

 
 

Volunteering Benefits

  • Get invaluable work experience and enhance your employability
  • Develop new and existing skills in the animal sector
  • Professionals in the veterinary field can choose to apply their skills for the benefit of the community thus broadening their knowledge and reinforcing their commitment towards solving society problems.
  • As a student, you will learn from cultures and customs different from your own since you deal with people from all over the world

Volunteering requirements
There is generally no minimum time requirement for volunteering with AFRISA. You just have to contact us and discuss the time you have available, your interests and skills and how they fit into our volunteering needs.


 
 
 
Name:         Dr. Kansiime Michael - Head of the AFRISA Secretariat
University: Makerere University
College:     College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB)
Email:       drkanmich@gmail.com

Michael is a Veterinary Doctor, a teacher and an MBA graduate. For close to 10 years, Michael worked with Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) where he resigned his lucrative position for what he calls a “HIGHER CALLING” that has culminated into what many see as a key to the Household wealth creation program in Uganda.  Michael’s experience and knowledge on Organizational Development (OD) and Behavior (OB) , how Government

works, how to run business, networks and partnerships coupled with his Creativity, Innovation and  strong FAITH IN GOD have been a great asset to the development of AFRISA. Michael is a partner in Farmers Planet Limited that  offers consultancy services in the Agriculture and livestock,  a practicing farmer owning Canan Country Farms, producing Milk in Kampala City and in Bushenyi District, Western Uganda.

Michael was selected and  awarded the  “African Food Security Challenger 2013” by the Global Knowledge Initiative and Pennsylvania State University  (PSU) of USA for his outstanding work contributing to Global Food Security  and has continued  to write and win many Grants in the area of Food and Income Security for communities, has delivered lectures on Agribusinesses, Food Security and Household wealth locally and internationally.

Michael used to lecturer on the Master of Livestock Development Planning Program (MLD) at the College of Veterinary Medicine Animal Resources and Biosecurity– Makerere University. He believes that the prosperity of the 21st century will be delivered by the livestock sector and that AFRISA presents an opportunity for Africans to “ride on the back” of the animal to prosperity.
He is happily married with Children.

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Name:         Miss. Mwima Rita
University: Makerere University
College:     College of Computing and Information Sciences
Email:        tusubira@afrisa-africa.org

I chose to volunteer with AFRISA as an IT personnel because I wanted to Put spare time to good use, Learn new skills, make good use of the skills I attained at the University, build confidence and take on new responsibilities, be appreciated and feel useful and above all, to gain a sense of achievement. Trust me, it’s paying to volunteer with AFRISA and at the end of it all, you will have gained so much experience.
 
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Kirangwa Peter  

Name:          Mr. Kirangwa Peter
University: Makerere University
College:     College of Computing and Information Sciences
Email:        peter@afrisa-africa.org

Am proud to have started volunteering at AFRISA as a pioneer volunteer, am feeling so great because I see all my effort cultivating positive results since AFRISA is growing stronger each and every other day. AFRISA is changing people’s lives drastically. I put in my Information technology support to help the institution change peoples lives.

 
 
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Name:          Dr. David K Lubega
University:  Makerere University
College:      College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB)
Email:       Karvid@yahoo.com / dklubega@afrisa-africa.org

The vision of AFRISA is “Wealthier and Healthier communities in Africa”. As a veterinarian I chose to volunteer at AFRISA to be part of the team that is championing the paradigm shift from poor and unhealthy communities to wealthier and healthier communities.

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  Name:        Miss. Kukunda Martha
University: Uganda Christian University Mukono
College:     Social Worker
Email:        kukunda.martha2012@gmail.com

Volunteering with AFRISA has been a great pleasure, I have seen peoples lives and households transformed. I want this transformation in all corners of Uganda and poverty to be history. Will committedly keep working towards Healthier and Wealthier communities.
 
 
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Name:           Mr. Muwanga Douglas Elasto
University: Barkatullah University (India)
College:     Bhopal School of Social Sciences
Email:       doug_muwanga@yahoo.co.uk / doug_muwanga@afrisa-africa.org

I am fresh graduate with a clear, logical mind with a practical approach to problem solving and a drive to see things through to completion. I have a great eye for detail. I am eager to learn, I enjoy overcoming challenges and I have a genuine interest in Business Development and Management. Being an AFRISA Volunteer (Enterprises Development), am provided with a platform with a myriad of opportunities to have my youthful efforts channelled to forwarding societal transformation thus Wealthier& Healthier Communities that we all here as a team envisage!

 
 
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Name:         Dr. Joshua Isiko
University: Makerere University
College:     College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB)
Email:       joshuaisiko@gmail.com 

I am proud to be a veterinarian and a farmer.  I have identified a great opportunity for becoming wealthy through Livestock production. I therefore identify myself with AFRISA which vision is in line with my interests and expertise. I am here to contribute to the efforts of AFRISA providing solution to many people who may wish to become successful livestock and livestock products producers. Above all, I am proud to be part of AFRISA which has given me a platform to transfer my expertise to the community for national transformation.

 
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Name:        Mr.  Kabwiso Esau
University:  Makerere University
College:     College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB)
Email:        kabwisoe@gmail.com 

 
I want to see Ugandans both men and women, boys and girls make good use of wildlife resources (Fauna and Flora) to earn a living and compete favorably on the international market through value addition on the products of wildlife origin  using the SPEDA Modal to make viable innovations, thus improving their standards of living to eradicate poverty.

 
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Name:         Miss.  Namukomazi Lydia
University: Makerere University
College:     College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB)
Email:        lnamukomazigrace@gmail.com 

 
I chose to volunteer with AFRISA as an Animal production Specialist because I realized that it provides a lot of hands on trainings to the students so as to promote wealthier and healthier communities.
I feel blessed that I was given the opportunity to be part of the move as a volunteer through Apiary Value Chain.

 
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Name:        Dr. Tendo David
University: Makerere University
College:     College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB)
Email:        dtvetconsul@gmail.com

 I am Dr Tendo David with a bachelor's degree in Veterinary medicine (Makerere University) and a master's degree in International Infectious Disease Management (North Dakota State University, USA). I was inspired by the vision of AFRISA which is to create a healthier and wealthier world using animal resource as the primary resource. This combined with my passion and skills in livestock production and management prompted me to work with AFRISA

 
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  Name:         Mr. Kukiriza Martin
University: Makerere University
College:     College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Email:       kukirizam@gmail.com

As a business administrator, with a lot of knowledge in working with communities, I am proud to be part of AFRISA in the enterprise development sector, were we teach people entrepreneur skills. So that we can create a new generation of Entrepreneurs. AFRISA is changing societies, into healthier and wealthierplaces to be.
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  Name:        Dr. Agaba Joseph
University:  Makerere University
College:     College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB)
Email:       jo_agaba@yahoo.com

I am a holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Medicine, Makerere University. I chose volunteer work with AFRISA because this institution is a good platform for show casing my expertise and experience in community extension. My passion is community transformation through animal resource management which is one of the focuses of AFRISA. I am looking forward to a long career of collaborative work with the institution in the years to come.
     
Kateregga Julius  

Name:        Dr. Kateregga Julius
University:  Makerere University
College:     College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB)
Email:       juliuskateregga@gmail.com

Kateregga is a Veterinary Doctor, also pursuing a master of Livestock Development Planning and Management at COVAB.
Being very passionate about my profession, I found AFRISA a place to be because at AFRISA; we mainstream the animal resources’ Value Chain Education to create a Wealthier and Healthier community. It gives me pleasure to contribute to the community where I came from, especially through our approach of taking the knowledge, Science, Skills and innovations developed at the University, to the people in Communities throughout Africa.

 
     
 
     
 
 
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