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STOP SPILLOVER INFRASTRUCTURE MAPPING

Infrastructure mapping and monitoring dashboard developments to support research in the STOP SpillOver program. This is aimed to prevent and manage zoonotic diseases based on human - bat interfaces/ interactions. OpenSource tools that include OpenStreetMap, QGIS, Looker Studio (formerly Google Data Studio) and powerBI. The project was hosted in Bunidbugyo District.OpenDataKit Training in Bundibugyo District

Northern Uganda Tourism Guide

Mapping of Northern Uganda tourism eco system that involved digitization of developed tourist sites, hotels, banks, and shopping centres. Access the product on the Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities's website Uganda Tourism Guide | Northern Uganda

OpenStreetMap in Schools

An initiative by MapUganda and Africa Digital Access Initiative (ADAI) to give an opportunity to the technology marginalized groups that include students in rural areas, schools in urban centers with no or limitted access to computers and closing the gender digital divide. This is through a shared model access program.Kabindi Secondary School Kisoro District

WebMap and Atlas

Danish Refugee Council needed a solution to support monitoring and evaluation of the Northern Uganda Research Initiative (NURI) Program that included a couple of projects in 13 districts of Northern Uganda. OpenStreetMap Uganda provided services that included a WebMap and program atlas. The WebMap supported MERL department in monitoring the impact of the projects (Food Forests, Water Ponds,...).Danish Refugee Council Dashboard

Domestic Revenue Mobilization for Development. (DRM4D)

Working in collaboration with Knight Frank Uganda, MapUganda digitized and development a GIS enabled Property Tax Register to support cities of Lira, Gulu, Masaka and Mbarara in the mobilization of revenue. OpenStreetMap, OpenDatakit and Python was deployed on the project with the valuers support.Fortportal City

Attained
Experience

Organizations under which have attained experince on various programs that I have actively been involved with in various roles.
From each role, have learnt a couple of lessons to better myself and those that I serve.

  • Senior Business Development CTI Africa LLC

    Senior Business Development

    CTI Africa LLC |March 2023 - Present (10 months +)

    Performing roles that involve developing, designing, implementation and evaluation of innovations & organization growth in regard to business development. Promoting PHC through LifeHealth products such as LifeHealth CTC (Call the Clinic), LifeHealth Admin, LifeHealth Wallet mobile applications and The CHIP (Community Health Information Platform) revolutionizing PHC and patient data management.

  • Executive Director OpenStreetMap Uganda

    Executive Director

    OpenStreetMap Uganda |Feb 2022 - Present (22 months +)

    Performing roles that involve developing, designing, implementation and evaluation of programs & organization growth. To achieve this I have focused on areas such as fundraising,team building, strategy development and implementation, OpenStreetMap community growth, initiative design, development and implementation, partnerships growth, organization leadership and talent development.

  • Field Ready Data Collection Somalia

    Field Data Collection Expert

    Field Ready |Nov 2021 - Jan 2022 (3 months)

    Mapping of local manufacturers in Hargeisa (Somaliland) and Mogadishu (Somalia) to promote local capacity in production of Personal Protective Equipment and other products.The mission aimed at creating local capacity in the use of Open mapping tools such as OpenDataKit for data collection, Kobotoolbox for data management and OpenStreetMap to share data and support further innovations.
    Local capacity was created and a dashboard displaying this data shared with local authorities that included National Chamber of Commerce to support in decision making.

  • Training Refugees Remote Mapping in Nakivale Refugee Settlement

    Project Manager | Uganda

    HOT |Jan 2021 - Jan 2022 (13 months)

    At Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), I supported the Information Management Officer and Country Manager in organizing and facilitating OpenStreetMap training, workshops, and awareness sessions for local community centres and refugee populations.
    Assisted in designing data products and establishing partnerships to integrate OpenStretMap and open geospatial data into pre-existing data sources and platforms.
    Communicated regularly with community members and partners regarding the mapping project and progress, and provide feedback dialogue with the management team. Submitted progress reports, and assisted in producing project deliverables. Supported the design of the project’s monitoring and evaluation system. Managed the monitoring and evaluation database and ensured indicators are captured and data is collected to feed into project reporting cycle. Logistical monitoring, and asset management/monitoring.

  • Flood Mitigation Data Assessment on Nakamiro Channel Mapping in Bwaise Kampala City

    Data Assessment Assistant

    HOT | May - Aug 2020 (4 months)

    My responsibilities at Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) included assessing the completeness of OpenStreetMap data in selected locations around the world as well as compiling buildings and other relevant datasets for these areas from OpenStreetMap or other sources. The tasks included checking the completeness of OpenStreetMap data in identified locations. Checking for possible buildings data sources in the different events locations, and combining datasets for offline analysis. Created reports on the quality of data in OpenStreetMap for assessed events. Developed procedures for checking data quality under the direction of the Project Manager.

  • Nakivale Refugee Settlement Mapping

    Senior Mapping Supervisor

    HOT | Sept 2019 - Dec 2020 (16 months)

    At Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), I took lead and oversaw HOT’s field data collection activities on the projects in close coordination with the Project Managers. This included leading with in-person training sessions, providing input into the design and implementation of activities, overseeing remote and field mapping efforts and supervising the work of Mapping Supervisors and field surveyors. Supported the Project Managers in designing, organizing and facilitating OSM training, workshops,and awareness sessions for local communities and refugee populations. Organized and supervised large-scale data collection campaigns in coordination with partner organizations and local communities.

    Coordinated logistics and on-the-ground coordination for project field activities. Developed and implemented data collection forms using OpenDataKit Collect, OpenMapKit and other mobile data collection tools. Provided technical guidance and expertise on participatory mapping and OpenStreetMap. Assisted in project report writing, budgeting and translation. Communicated regularly with community members and partners regarding the mapping project and progress, and provided feedback dialogue with the management team. Submited progress reports as requested, and assisted in producing project deliverables.

  • JIACOFE ChildFund by Mbabani Allan

    Mobile Data Collection Application Developer

    Jinja Area Community Federation|Nov 2019 (1 month)

    At one of the ChildFund area offices, I was tasked to develop a mobile data collection application in child response and monitoring program. This was later adopted for Kiboga Area Community Federation another area office for ChildFund. I achieved the objective through design and development of aggregate forms, setup and management of server (Kobo server), training of enumerators on mobile data collection using OpenDataKit (ODK), training of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) officers on data management and monitoring using KoboServer.

  • Upwork Review on ODK for Sea Bird Monitoring








    Open Data Kit Developer

    Environmental Protection in the Caribbean|Aug 2019 (1 month)

    My duties at EPIC were to set up an Open Data Kit (ODK) monitoring system for use by fisherfolk, enforcement agencies and other community patrol members on the Caribbean. The deliverable was to design and develop an Open Data Kit monitoring system, including but not limited to; ODK form, additional ODK elements that may be required for operation of app, data management, analysis and visualization.
    Providing instructions to EPIC staff on using the Open Data Kit system, including but not limited to; Setting up and using the application on smart phones, viewing, downloading, editing and displaying data, Editing form fields, such as additions or deletions, Other ODK information, applications and potential uses as deemed relevant for continuation of project.

  • Kei SC Maps Share Backs Yumbe District Uganda

    Mapping Supervisor

    HOT | Dec 2017 - Aug 2019 (23 months)

    During this period at Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), I supported the Information Management Officer and Country Manager in organizing and facilitating OpenStreetMap training, workshops, and awareness sessions for the local community centres and refugee populations. Assisted in designing data products and establishing partnerships to integrate OpenStreetMap and open geospatial data into pre-existing data sources and platforms.
    Communicated regularly with community members and partners regarding the mapping project and progress, and provided feedback dialogue with the management team. Wrote and translated documentation as necessary. Submitted progress reports as requested, and assist in producing project deliverables.
    Supported the design of the project’s monitoring and evaluation system. Managed the monitoring and evaluation database and ensured indicators are captured and data is collected to feed into project reporting cycle. Logistical monitoring, and asset management/monitoring.

  • Assistant Hydrogeologist

    Geo Drilling Solutions Ltd| May - August 2016 (4 months)

    As an assisstant to the hydrogeologist, I worked on literature review for potential groundwater sites using softwares such as Global Mapper, ArcGIS to identify potential sites for drilling. Worked on over 100 Drilling sites, performed hydrogeological surveys using Terrameter. My Journey of using Geographical Information Systems as an application to solving community challenges begun during this internship period.

  • Quality Assurance Analyst

    Vero foods industry| May - Aug 2015 (4 months)

    During my time at a water bottling company, I learnt a couple of skills and the process it takes to have the water pumped from an underground well to the storage tanks, 3 layer filtration (stone filters, UV-Light filters), Ozonation of the water to allow longer period of storage time, bottling line (water fillers, capping,labelling and sealing). Also visited and learnt how moulding of the plastic bottles was made at Mukono Plastics Industry, Riley Packaging where the boxes were manufactured. Visited the field with the sales team to understand how the market worked. Worked with the management team and learnt how they managed the teams at all stages of production, sales and general managemnet.

    Directly I supported the Quality Assurance analysts (2) through supervision of the water production line. Performed quality assurance of water in the labaratory testing for minerals quantities to meet the standards. Supported in water bottles manufacturing (moulding and filling). Inspected the products before dispatch to the market.

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