Grace holds a Bachelor's degree in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies from Kampala International University, Uganda Diploma in Management from Uganda Catholic Social Training Center and UK Diploma in Business Management. Grace's work at CEDOVIP involves enhancing capacities of communities, duty bearers, rights holders and Government officials to protect girls and women from domestic violence in Kampala District so as to promote domestic- violence- free urban communities.
Grace is very compassionate, her feelings of love, kindness towards others makes staff feel loved and cared for.
Previously she spent 13 years with MIFUMI project, working to protect women and children from violence and abuse, and was responsible for ensuring that survivors of violence were safe and their needs catered for. Grace is really committed to promoting the rights of women and girls.
Ann is the newest employee of CEDOVIP, but she is not a new face within the organization. During her undergraduate studies, Ann interned at CEDOVIP and she continued to volunteer during major events such as the 16 Days of Activism. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Community Psychology from Makerere University and a Post Graduate Degree in Project Planning and Management from Uganda Management Institute. Ann works with youth, universities and youth activists, she coordinates the referral network, and she works with supporting survivors. Her recent projects included training a team of young activists who will support their peers in various capacities. Ann is also the face of CEDOVIP’s growing work with institutions of higher education.
Ann has had experience interning at CEDOVIP, volunteering and later working at Reach Out Mbuya HIV/AIDS. Her outgoing, friendly personality paired with her fun approach to trainings help her connect to the young people that she works with..
Peter is in charge of transport for staff as well as general maintenance of the CEDOVIP vehicle. He has been driving since 1987 and has his International Driving Permit as well as certificates in defensive driving. Peter does much more than drive – he is hard working and directly works with program staff as they implement activities and he promotes non-violence and women's rights wherever he goes!
Mathew is the Systems Administrator for CEDOVIP since 2003 and has a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology from Makerere University. On a daily basis, Mathew is involved in administering and monitoring the organization's IT systems , updating website, hardware and software repair and maintenance.
Mathew has gained professional experience in the areas of Network Systems Development and Management, website design and maintenance, Capacity building in IT systems operations and is also part of the CEDOVIP Team.
Agnes Nabirye is Office Security officer, holds an Ordinary Level certificate of Education from Buzaya Senior, Secondary School. Agnes is a trained probation police officer from Masindi Police training. Works as a security guard for CEDOVIP. Her work involves, watching office premises to prevent and detect signs of interruption and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates and investigate disturbances, Monitor and permit entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises and reports irregularity, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.
Agnes worked with Saracen (U) Ltd for 13 years as a security. Before joining CEDOVIP, Agnes worked as customer service/receptionist with NSSF. Agnes spends time with children, listening to their concerns and advising them.