LéO Africa Institute and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung announce new Huduma Fellowship Cohort

The 15 emerging civic and public sector champions will undertake training on thought leadership, public affairs management, and policy making.

The LéO Africa Institute and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) on Friday, 27th May, announced a new cohort of 15 emerging civic and public sector champions joining the Huduma Fellowship for training on thought leadership, public affairs management, and policy making.

The yearlong program trains a new generation of public sector leaders to understand the significance of service in building a “good society” and is designed along LéO Africa Institute’s guiding principles of; Clarity (about the leadership challenge in Africa today), Empathy (towards Humanity & environment), Knowledge (widening our understanding of the state of Africa and the world today) and Volunteerism/Servant leadership (developing a spirit of selfless service to the community).

The Huduma Fellowship offers fellows an opportunity to exercise “servant” leadership in the public sector and further helps them understand how future public sector leaders can contribute to improving the quality-of-service delivery.

The fellowship also builds a new cadre-ship of politically conscious actors in the public space in Uganda and offers intense mentorship opportunities tailor-made for each fellow’s career track.

“We envision building a strong community of individuals at the center of managing affairs of society, and influencing how society is managed. We envision Huduma fellows to be leading in presenting examples of what values-based leadership looks like and why it is important for those who aspire to do work of service,” said LéO Africa Institute Founder & Senior Director Awel Uwihanganye.


Meet the Huduma Class of 2022 Champions:
Chark Benson Muhumuza, Officer Domestic Taxes, Uganda Revenue Authority
Daniel Mumbere, Communications Officer, Rocket Health
Daphine Nkunda, Communications and Engagement Support, Sunbird AI
Desire Amanya, Communications Officer, Government Citizen Interaction Centre (GCIC)
Donald Mugisha, Officer Domestic Taxes, Uganda Revenue Authority
Emmanuel Joseph Twinomujuni, Instrumentation and Quality Analyst at Luwero Industries Limited, a National Enterprises Cooperation subsidiary
Laban Atukwatse, Immigration Assistant, Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC), Ministry of Internal Affairs
Lillibet Namakula, Team Leader, Public Health Ambassadors Uganda-PHAU
Maria Nakalanda, Gender, Health and Environment Officer at Regenerate Africa
Mark Mwidu Kabirizi, Investment Planner, National Planning Authority
Moses Mulindwa, Programme Associate, Uganda National NGO Forum
Raymond L. Natukunda, Co-Founder, Innovent Labs Africa
Ronad Angarukamu, Production Engineer, Uganda Industrial Research Institute
Thomas Ibale, Graduate Volunteer, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development
Judith Kagere Babirye, Associate, KTA Advocates

Every year the Huduma Fellowship enrolls 15 outstanding fellows who already work in the public sector or aspire to do so.

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