Center for Domestic Violence Prevention

Upcoming Activities

FGM and DV messages in Kupsabiny will air on Elgon FM
24 Mar 2020 - 29 Aug 2020
Kween
FGM and DV messages in Kupsabiny will air on KTR
26 Mar 2020 - 27 Jul 2020
Kween
FGM and DV messages in Ngakarimajong will air on AKICA FM
24 Mar 2020 - 23 Aug 2020
Moroto
FGM and DV messages in Ngakarimajong will air on Radio Maria
26 Mar 2020 - 27 Jul 2020
Moroto

STAFF MEMBERS

Hellen Angolere, is a Program Officer under the Local Activism Department at CEDOVIP, based in Moroto district. She is part of the team at the forefront of implementing SASA! to prevent Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) and Female Genital Cutting (FGM) in Moroto district. Hellen holds diploma in conflicts management from Kesmonds International University (KIU America) and a certificate in Public Administration and Management from Makerere Business Training Center.She has over 12 years’ experience in community engagement and development.

She has previously worked with various institutions including Concern World Wide as a Health Promoter; Community Activist (CA) for CEDOVIP; Community Based Trainer (CBT) under the Early Steps (Strong Foundation) Project with Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) in preventing Violence Against Women and Children (VAW/C) in Nakapiripirit District; and Save the Children as Agro-pastoral field school facilitator. Hellen is very passionate about working with communities to ensure safer and healthier relationships and happier homes.

She is known for her calmness and friendliness and has a good working relationship with the teams she directly works with in the community.

Hassan Sulaiman Sonko, is a Program Officer under the Local Activism Department, Kampala District, for CEDOVIP. He is part of the team at the forefront of implementing SASA! to prevent Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) in Kampala district. Hassan holds a diploma in Computer Science from Kyambogo University and currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Public Admiration at Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU). Hassan also has experience in monitoring and evaluation and has previously undertaken research for various institutions including: Raising Voices, United Nations High Commission for Refugees, Uganda Network on Law, Ethic and HIV/AIDS (UGANET), and CEDOVIP. Hassan is passionate about empowering women; he volunteers to support Muslim women especially single mothers to set up income generating activities in Masanafu. He also supports mosque leaders (Imams) to come up with talking points regarding VAWG prevention in their sermons. He loves sports, travelling and child care.

Diana Nansumba is an Assistant Program Officer under the Local Activism Department, Kampala District, CEDOVIP. She is part of the team at the forefront of implementing SASA! to prevent Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in Kampala district. She holds an honors Diploma in Guidance and Counseling from Makerere Institute for Social Development MISD, and a Certificate in Feminist Leadership, CREA. She previously volunteered at CEDOVIP for over a year. Diana has also worked with Nabweru Health Centre III as a counselor and has experience in HIV/AIDS related issues, counseling and rapid testing; Counselor for Rehabilitation Centre for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence [RECESVID]; and participated in the youth review of Beijing Platform For Action BPFA in Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire courtesy of UN WOMEN in 2019. She is a passionate feminist who aspires for an inclusive world; is easy going, free spirited, and has an independent mind. Diana loves to read, hold feminist conversations, travel, learning new things, music and dancing.

Faustino Longole is a Program Officer under the Local Activism Department, Moroto District, for CEDOVIP. He is part of the team at the forefront of implementing SASA! to prevent Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) and Female Genital Cutting (FGM) in Moroto district. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Ethics and Human Rights from Makerere University; and has a certificate in community-based intervention strategies from Global health and HIV/AIDS Initiative Uganda. Faustino has experience in mobilizing communities to promote human rights and prevent violence against women. Before joining CEDOVIP, he has previously worked with Network for Stepping Stones Approaches as a senior peer educator in Moroto; and interned with African Network for Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect. He also worked as a Project Officer for Matheniko Development Forum. Faustino is passionate about enhancement of human rights, specifically women’s rights.

Carol Shemeri is a Program Officer under the National Advocacy Department at CEDOVIP, based in Kampala. The National Advocacy Department seeks to inspire policy makers to reform, implement and enact VAWG responsive laws and policies so as to enhance access to justice for women and girls. Carol is a Feminist and a passionate human’s rights lawyer with extensive experience in designing, implementing and managing legal aid projects aimed at addressing Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in different parts of Uganda. Carol does not only possess a good grasp of law and practice in Uganda but also an excellent track record in litigating and mediating VAWG cases, mobilizing and facilitating dialogue on VAWG with communities, local leaders and public justice system actors.