Meet The Team

Chuck Slaughter : Founder and President

Chuck Slaughter

Founder and President

Chuck is a serial entrepreneur in both the business and social sectors. After earning a BA in Architecture and a Master’s in Public and Private Management from Yale, he founded TravelSmith and built it into the top brand in travel wear with over two million customers and $100 million in sales. In affiliation with private equity firm Golden Gate Capital, he participated in the acquisition and turnaround of several major apparel brands with combined sales over $2 billion, including Spiegel, Newport News, Norm Thompson and Express. Chuck also used his turnaround skills to help the HealthStore/CFW Shops, a struggling system of franchised drug shops serving the poor in Kenya. He founded Living Goods in 2007 to harness the power of micro-entrepreneurs to deliver life-changing products to the doorsteps of the poor. He lives in California with his wife Molly and three rowdy boys – Cooper, Riley and Jackson.

Molly Christiansen : Director of Impact and Advocacy

Molly Christiansen

Director of Impact and Advocacy

Molly brings over ten years of experience in public health, international development, and social enterprise to her work at Living Goods. She developed social impact assessments for Vision Spring and Hindustan Lever Limited’s Project Shakti while living in India, and conducted diligence on Acumen Fund’s health and water investments. Before graduate school, she directed community development programs for ProWorld in Peru and managed a rural sanitation program in Mexico. Molly earned an MBA and MPH from the University of Michigan, where she focused on market-based solutions for poverty alleviation and global health. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brown University with a BA in Community Health.

Alfred Wise : Uganda Country Director

Alfred Wise

Uganda Country Director

Alfred joins Living Goods with 14 years of social enterprise experience and more than 20 years in senior management positions. Prior to joining LG, Alfred gained East Africa experience as Country Director – Tanzania for KickStart International, a social enterprise, which manufactures and sells small-scale irrigation equipment for rural farmers. He led an 80-person team to significantly improve sales, increase operational performance and achieve targets. Prior to that, Alfred was President of a leading social enterprise consulting firm, Community Wealth Partners, where he had the opportunity to develop strategies and business plans with many entrepreneurial nonprofit leaders and donors across the U.S. Before the career change to social enterprise, as SVP/General Manager at NYSE-listed Snyder Communications, Alfred spent 10 years developing and implementing target marketing programs for large consumer goods and pharmaceutical clients in the U.S. Alfred holds a B.A. from Columbia University.

Liz Jarman : Kenya Country Director

Liz Jarman

Kenya Country Director

Liz has over 20 years experience working in British manufacturing and the retail industry leading the sourcing, quality management and performance of a wide range of products. During her time at Sainsbury’s, a UK retailer, she was responsible for the development and performance of over 6000 private label products and delivering a sourcing with integrity strategy that ensured Sainsbury’s was the largest retailer in the world for Fairtrade products. In addition she served on the board of Fairtrade International as a trader representative, a global organisation working to secure a better deal for farmers and workers. Two years ago she made the transition from the private sector to work for Fairtrade Africa in Kenya. Liz helped to lead this organisation, implementing a major change program as well as establishing a marketing organisation to promote Fairtrade products in Kenya. Working in Africa is a return to her roots as she was born in Zambia. She grew up in Papua New Guinea and the UK where she gained a BSC in Agriculture and Food Science from Nottingham University. In addition to leading Living Goods Kenya, Liz also leads our global product management function.

Lisa McCandless : Director of Development

Lisa McCandless

Director of Development

Lisa brings more than eight years of experience with a variety of organizations ranging from a start-up social enterprise to a for-profit consulting firm. Before joining Living Goods, Lisa spent five years at Chemonics International Inc., leading strategy and design for large-scale development projects in Africa across all technical areas including global health, agricultural development, and economic growth. As director of business development in East Africa, she oversaw all business development for the region, managing relationships with donors, implementation partners, foreign governments, and the private sector. She secured numerous USAID funding opportunities up to $50 million in value. Prior to Chemonics, Lisa coordinated programs for PlayPumps International and Save the Children. Lisa holds a B.A. in international development studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Joe Muturi : Director of Finance

Joe Muturi

Director of Finance

A graduate of The University of Nairobi’s School of Business, Joe started his career at Deloitte & Touche East Africa. At Deloitte he was involved in audit assignments cutting across various industries. After working as an auditor for three years he moved to Wananchi Group (Kenya) Limited as Head of Treasury and later served as a Senior Business Analyst in the same organization. Wananchi Group is a triple play company offering cable TV and Internet services in East Africa and is the only cable company in sub-Saharan Africa. As Senior Business Analyst, Joe developed the budget model for Wananchi Group as well as reporting and business analysis dashboards. He brings with him a great deal of experience in auditing, business planning, budgeting, financial modeling and reporting, accounting and analysis.

Rebecca Peel : Director of Talent

Rebecca Peel

Director of Talent

Rebecca leads talent attraction and engagement across Living Goods’ global offices. She has a mixed background of nonprofit and for profit experience in talent having worked with organizations such as Engineers Without Borders, BDS Africa, lululemon athletica, and the Lindmand Group. In 2011 Rebecca spent a year in Ghana consulting to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture. While there, she collaborated on a number of ICT for development initiatives including the creation of the mFriday tech hub and mobile content provider Farmerline. Rebecca is passionate about the role of digital technology in social innovation having worked as lead strategist for We Canada, the United Nations 2012 Earth Summit, The Projecting Change Film Festival, Education Generation and multiple Fairtrade actors. Rebecca has a BA in Psychology from the University of Victoria and a GDP in Education from the University of Deakin Australia.

Brad Presner : Director of Analytics

Brad Presner

Director of Analytics

Brad leads the building of Living Goods’ capacity to gather, analyze and utilize information that will drives improvement to our business. Brad joined Living Goods in April, 2013, having previously worked at Acumen Fund, where he managed their metrics and impact work across a global portfolio of impact investments. Prior to Acumen, Brad was with Google.org, where he led M&E efforts that built a culture of rigorous, thoughtful, analytical impact assessment. He joined Google.org from Google Inc., where he began, and later helped manage, the Business Analytics team in Google's Online Sales and Operations department. Brad holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.

Daniel Kessler : Director of Marketing and Communications

Daniel Kessler

Director of Marketing and Communications

Daniel leads Living Goods' communication and marketing strategies. He previously was the U.S. Communications Director for the global climate change campaign 350.org and worked with Greenpeace International on their climate and forests programs. He is a graduate of the University of Wyoming and calls Oakland, CA home.

Sylvain Romieu : Director of Sales Innovation

Sylvain Romieu

Director of Sales Innovation

As Director of Sales Innovation, Sylvain heads sales, marketing and distribution operations and the development execution of transformative innovations in these areas. Sylvain comes with experience in sales, marketing and management, having developed sales and marketing for nutritious products for the Grameen Danone social business project in Bangladesh, managed the healthy nutrition social business project for Danone in Poland, and has set up the UpEnergy Uganda social enterprise and led its marketing, sales, and technology innovation efforts. Sylvain holds post-graduate degrees in International Business from Universite Paris Est and in Sustainable Development Management from HEC Paris Business School.

Emilie Chambert : Director of Field Operations

Emilie Chambert

Director of Field Operations

Emilie is leading the sales and marketing team in Uganda. She has a mixed background of for profit and non for profit organizations. She brings more than 10 years’ experience in marketing, sales and management. She was working for CHAI (Clinton Health Access Initiative) as global innovation manager and developed renovations and innovations of ORS and Zinc medicines to increase the caregiver awareness and adherence to the treatment in developing countries. Prior to that, Emilie worked for various FMCG companies especially Kraft Foods (Mondelez) and Danone. As marketing manager in France, she led a marketing team and had the opportunity to design and implement strategies and marketing plans across Europe. During her experience in this industry she developed and successfully launched several new brands and product innovations. She started her career in the banking industry and in the FMCG sector in South East Asia. Emilie holds post graduate degree in management and business administration from Edhec business school, France.

Jack Castle : Partnerships Manager

Jack Castle

Partnerships Manager

Jack comes to the Living Goods Partnerships team with a wide range of experience in the private and non-profit sectors working on issues related to finance, policy, advisory and public health. Jack started his career in investment banking at Citigroup in New York, where he advised auto and student loan companies on their capital raising strategies. Jack then began working with the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in Zambia, where he provided technical assistance to the Ministry of Health on their national strategic planning processes, implementation of a national public health insurance scheme, and efforts to achieve value for money in the health sector. Most recently, Jack worked with CHAI as a program manager on their Global Health Financing team, where he provided policy advice and financial analysis supporting governments across eight countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Jack has a BS in Applied Economics from Cornell University, where he specialized in finance and international development.

Brenda Nauma : Chief Accountant Uganda

Brenda Nauma

Chief Accountant Uganda

With over 7 years experience in Finance, Administration & Taxation across a vast section of organizations ranging from private companies to internationally recognized NGOs such as PANOS Eastern Africa, BBC World Service Trust (now BBC Media in Action), and Watoto Ministries as well as the handling of donor funds e.g. European Union, Austrian Development Corporation, International Development Research Centre, & Department For International Development donor funds), Brenda brings with her savvy in handling external audits, developing company finance policies and procedures, drawing and monitoring of budgets and also data manipulation and analysis for management reporting. She has handled major procurements & disposals using EU and PPDA set procedures, conducted general staff administration including recruitment, appraisal & supervision, been instrumental in maintaining good relations with external company stakeholders and effected the implementation of company policies & procedures.

Eric Otieno : Kenya Logistics Manager

Eric Otieno

Kenya Logistics Manager

Eric has extensive experience in logistics, purchasing and supply chain management. For over ten years, he’s worked in Humanitarian Organization Management and was the Supply Manager for ADRA International (Somalia, Sudan and Kenya), Logistics Coordinator for Medecins sans Frontiere and most recently the Program Logistics Manager for East African Countries at Handicap International. He continues to build a strong contact network through international and local memberships in the chartered institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) and the Kenya Institute of Suppliers Management (KISM). Eric has degree from Eastern African Baraton University Logistics management and Computer Science and is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Supply Management.

Mike Kedi : Uganda Procurement Manager

Mike Kedi

Uganda Procurement Manager

Mike brings ten years experience in procurement, logistics, inventory management and distribution to Living Goods. Before joining Living Goods, Mike worked with DHL, Norbrook Pharmaceuticals Worldwide, and Joint Medical Store – the largest private medical store in Uganda. As Head of Dispatch and Distribution for Joint Medical Store, Mike managed logistics for procuring, storing and selling over 2000 products, including pharmaceuticals, medical and surgical sundries, equipment and instruments, and laboratory supplies. Mike holds a diploma in Stores Management from Makerere University Business School, a bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Logistics Management. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

Wakisati Moses JB : Uganda Logistics Lead

Wakisati Moses JB

Uganda Logistics Lead

I have 10 years’ experience in procurement and logistics management drawn from not-for-profit and for profit organizations that include Plan Uganda, Management Sciences for Health and Expo Logistics (U) Ltd, among others. Inspired to join Living Goods by its Vision a new approach to development work. I join with commitment & energized to working with all teams to deliver this Vision.

Ronald Musana : Uganda Partnerships Manager

Ronald Musana

Uganda Partnerships Manager

Ronald comes to Living Goods from MTN Uganda where he was a field team leader for a Grameen Foundation funded project of Community Knowledge Workers (CKWs) in eastern Uganda. Ronald managed 65 CKWs who used mobile phones to empower communities to get health, business and agricultural information. Ronald began his career with local government as an intern with Lira district fisheries department educating fishermen on modern fishing methods and helping to form fish landing management units. Upon finishing university, Ronald served as Project Officer for KOKA on a UNICEF/Belgium Survival Fund funded project. Ronald earned a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management, a Bachelors of Arts in Organizational Studies, and a Diploma in Education. He is currently pursing a Masters in Management Studies.

Kennedy Alwala : Manager - Special Projects

Kennedy Alwala

Manager - Special Projects

Ken has a wealth of experience in entrepreneurship training and business development support. He’s worked for the last six years with youth and women in Kenya with both TechnoServe and Mercy Corps. Apart from training he has a keen interest in monitoring, evaluation and research and works with an ‘impact mindset’ – striving to ensure that decisions are data driven, progress is constantly measured and results can be proven. He holds a B.ED Arts degree in Economics and Business studies from the University of Nairobi and a Diploma in Project Management from the Kenya Institute of Management.

Betty Kyazike : Regional Field Manager

Betty Kyazike

Regional Field Manager

As the Business Field Officer, Betty manages three major branches in Uganda. Betty is a midwife by profession and before Living Goods volunteered at Uganda’s government hospitals and owned a small drug shop of her own. She joined Living Goods as a Community Health Promoter in 2009. After exceling in sales and health at an individual level, she was promoted to take charge of the Tula branch as its Branch Manager, managing and training over 50 Community Health Promoters. To everyone’s delight the branch excelled month to month, so she was promoted once again to manage not just one branch but three. Best moment so far with Living Goods: this mother of three had the privilege to represent the organization at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York in 2011.

Eddie Oundo : Regional Field Manager

Eddie Oundo

Regional Field Manager

Eddie is a Regional Field Manager in Uganda. Prior to joining Living Goods, Eddie worked as Sales Manager at Impact carbon Uganda, a social enterprise and was in charge of marketing and scaling up distribution of clean cook stoves, household and institutional water filters at the base of the pyramid in Uganda. He has also worked with Uganda Telecom ltd, Movit Products ltd and Century Bottling company ltd (Coca-Cola). Eddie holds a Hons.Bachelors in Procurement and Logistics Management of Kyambogo University, A Uganda Higher Diploma in Marketing of Makerere University Business School, a Post Graduate Certificate in Project Planning and Management of Makerere University Uganda and  a Post Graduate Certificate in Oil and Gas Studies from Makerere University and Quest Energy.

Michael Rusoke : Uganda Health Training Officer

Michael Rusoke

Uganda Health Training Officer

Michael joined Living Goods in February 2009 from the UK founded organization Mildmay International – an NGO that deals with the care, training and education of HIV infected and affected people. At Mildmay, Michael was a Health Training Officer focused on training staff and caregivers on how to effectively communicate with HIV infected and affected people with special attention given to disclosing HIV status to children and adolescents. Before Mildmay, Michael was a Child Development Officer with Compassion International, an organization helping orphans and vulnerable children in partnership with the Gaba Community Church.

Anita Owakunda : Uganda Health Trainer

Anita Owakunda

Uganda Health Trainer

Anita is a health trainer building the capacity of community health workers to deliver life saving and life changing products. She is a graduate in public health who has always enjoyed equipping people with knowledge and skills to change their lives.

Prior to joining Living Goods, Anita worked with Pulse Uganda as a health educator.  She joined Living Goods in 2010 as an Assistant Branch Manager and was promoted to Branch Manager of the Mpigi branch.

Her favorite part of doing this job is when she realizes behavior change among the community health workers that gives her assurance of their great impact in the communities they live in.

Anita holds a diploma in nursing

Naomi Nyanchama : Sales Innovation Manager

Naomi Nyanchama

Sales Innovation Manager

An operations expert, Naomi has over ten years of experience in operations and business development. Her background is in microfinance, having worked for Kenya Women Finance Trust, the largest microfinance institution in Kenya with a focus on uplifting the livelihoods of women. As a branch manager at KWFT, she was credited with running a branch of ten staff with over 5,000 borrowers, and managing a loan portfolio of KSH 70M with a recovery rate of 98%. Naomi also worked as manager at Namanga Forex Bureau, where she was charged with overseeing the day-to-day operations of the bureau. The multitalented Naomi also has skills in financial management, credit, sales, and marketing, and has a long-term goal and passion to influence people positively and change lives. This mother of four holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Banking and Finance from Kenyatta University.

Victor Chelule : Technology and Operations Manager

Victor Chelule

Technology and Operations Manager

With a lifelong goal of using the best of his technical talents and skills to help the advancement of humanity, Victor is in the right spot at Living Goods as an Android programmer. Before joining Living Goods, Victor worked at Swahitech, Codemart IT solutions and Interned with Transparency International Rwanda and the Henry Jackson Foundation Medical Research Unit. He has a Bachelors of Computer Science and a Masters in Software Engineering.

Faith Kinuthia : Branch Manager

Faith Kinuthia

Branch Manager

Faith’s background is in mobile technology, having worked with M-Pesa and M-Kopa as a regional sales team leader. She brings a wealth of experience in sales and marketing to Living Goods, and is credited with managing a team of twelve staff with an agent network of over 250 clients while at M-Kopa. A holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a major in Entrepreneurship, Faith hopes to use her knowledge and skills to build a network of successful entrepreneurs within Living Goods.

Grace Mueni Kikosi : Business Development Officer

Grace Mueni Kikosi

Business Development Officer

Grace joins Living Goods as the Kenyan Business Development Officer. Grace’ background is mainly in the microfinance sector, having worked for Molyn Credit Ltd and Century Deposit Taking Microfinance in similar roles. Grace is credited with building a portfolio of more than 500 borrowers in a period of one year while at Century DTM. She was also involved in developing a loan product that assisted borrowers own household assets. She holds a Higher Diploma in Banking and Financial Services from the Kenya Institute of Bankers and is in the process of enrolling for a Bachelors of Commerce Degree course.

Kat Nasteva : Associate

Kat Nasteva

Associate

Kathrine brings a depth of international development experience to her role as Associate at Living Goods. Prior to joining the Living Goods team, Kathrine worked with leading non-profits in Washington DC, and India to plan, manage, and implement impactful programs for women entrepreneurs. At Vital Voices Global Partnership, she developed and supervised programs in the organization’s SME development portfolio, including two U.S. State Department-led initiatives supporting the growth of high-potential women owned businesses in Africa and Latin America & the Caribbean. Previously, Kathrine initiated a market research project in rural Gujarat, India, to increase access to clean, reliable, and distributed energy to the members of the Self Employed Women’s Association. Kathrine earned an M.A. in Global Finance, Trade, and Economic Integration from the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies, and a B.A. from Marquette University.

Carey Carpenter : Partnership Associate

Carey Carpenter

Partnership Associate

Carey brings management consulting experience in strategy and operations to her Partnerships role at Living Goods. She began her career with Deloitte Consulting, where her projects included improving product visibility through the last mile at the United States Postal Service, supporting major corporate reform initiatives at World Bank Headquarters, and helping to design and implement an end-to-end supply chain transformation strategy for the Central Medical Stores in Mozambique. Before Deloitte, Carey led multiple research projects on social and economic issues in Brazil and gained firsthand knowledge of public policy while interning for the United States Senate. Carey graduated Summa Cum Laude from Wake Forest University.

Sarah Bernstein : Talent Associate

Sarah Bernstein

Talent Associate

Sarah joins the Talent team at Living Goods with a wide range of experience working with social entrepreneurs. Sarah spent 2 years at Ashoka Ireland, where she focused on finding and electing Ashoka Fellows, while also growing the network of diaspora funders. She then went to work for Ashoka Fellow Neil McCabe, helping to establish and scale his organization, The Green Plan. Sarah studied Sociology and French at Boston College, where she also dedicated time to promoting local and sustainable foods on campus.

Dan Mugula : Mobile Platform Analyst

Dan Mugula

Mobile Platform Analyst

Daniel supports the implementation of mobile apps, SMS analysis and field deployment. Before joining Living Goods, he spent three years as systems consultant at RBM Systems Ltd., a financial, management and software development company. He has experience in ERP solutions, especially POS, with a focus on the planning and deployment of optimum IT systems. Daniel holds a BS in Information Technology from Makerere University.

Kennedy Kang’ethe : Technology Officer

Kennedy Kang’ethe

Technology Officer

Kennedy is a fresh graduate with a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. A top-notch programmer, he specializes in backend web development (PHP, MySql) and mobile apps development (Android). As a technology enthusiast, Kennedy has extensive knowledge of latest technologies in mobile and web.

Moses Wanjere : Uganda Android Support Officer

Moses Wanjere

Uganda Android Support Officer

Moses leads Living Goods' Android Field Support Team, giving full time support to both CHPs and the Field Support Teams on Andro-Tech. He previously worked with Brac Africa, jointly managing the Electronic Data Sections in Uganda, Tanzania and South Sudan, with credible geo-social exposure of the 3 countries. He is a graduate of Makerere University from Busia, Uganda.

Anne Wangeci Wairegi : Financial Accountant

Anne Wangeci Wairegi

Financial Accountant

Before joining Living Goods, Anne Wangechi worked in Finance with one of the top brands in the Kenyan printing industry, Ramco Printing Works, for two years. Known for her liveliness and adaptabiity, Anne has a promising career ahead. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Finance Option) from Jomo Kenyatta University and is currently pursuing her final papers in CPA.

Maria Stella Namyalo : Uganda Financial Accountant

Maria Stella Namyalo

Uganda Financial Accountant

Maria has years of experience in community mobilization and development as well as financial management. Before joining Living Goods she worked with Arcadia University at the Nyerere Centre for Peace Research in Tanzania as an Administrative and Finance Assistant. Prior to that, she pursued a course in African studies with emphasis on peace and conflict management from Arcadia University at the Nyerere Centre for Peace Research. She is a graduate of Business Administration and Management with a specialization in Accounting and Finance. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Business Administration and Management from Eastern and Southern Management Institute (ESAMI).

Julius Odeke : Uganda Financial Accountant

Julius Odeke

Uganda Financial Accountant

Julius started his finance career at Pagerr Consulting, a management and finance consulting firm. There he took part in strategic planning, financial management and resource mobilization in various social enterprises and farmer groups under the NAADs programme in eastern Uganda. Prior to Pagerr Julius worked as an intern in the internal audit department of Kumi District local government. He also worked in the accounts back office at Finca Bank. He brings with him experience in business planning, budgeting, accounting, auditing and financial management. Julius has a keen interest in forensic audit and analysis. He holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and is currently pursuing a CPA.

Megan Kearns : Uganda Analytics and Project Manager

Megan Kearns

Uganda Analytics and Project Manager

Megan brings diverse experience managing international research teams and start-up operations to her role as a Fellow at Living Goods.  Megan began her career at Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) in Uganda, where she spent over two years managing randomized controlled trials for development economists at Yale and the World Bank.  Her projects ranged from testing a new environmental preservation intervention with the Ugandan government and UNEP, to designing livelihood interventions for people living with HIV/AIDS.  After IPA, Megan spent a year at Exec, an early stage start-up in San Francisco, where she was an Operations Manager.  Most recently, she worked with J-PAL in Nigeria, consulting on a large maternal and infant health project.  Megan has a degree in Quantitative Economics from Tufts University.

Meagan Sutton : Product and Procurement Manager

Meagan Sutton

Product and Procurement Manager

Before joining Living Goods, Meagan worked in various capacities in the social impact space over the last 10 years. Most recently, she was a Fellow at Kiva.org, where she helped Kiva identify new partnership opportunities and worked with an existing partner in the South Pacific to develop new products and improve operational efficiency. Prior to that Meagan worked for Gyapa Enterprises, a Ghana-based improved cookstove business, where she advised on strategic expansion into new markets. She also has operational and compliance experience, having worked for a humanitarian NGO where she established and ran the compliance department which monitored over 25 country offices. Meagan is completing her MBA at Oxford Saïd Business School, and also has an MA in International Studies.

Abraham Kasule : Expansion Officer

Abraham Kasule

Expansion Officer

Abraham is on the Uganda Expansion team. He previously was the Android Field Support Officer attached to Mpigi Branch where he conducted Android based reporting. Before joining Living Goods, he worked with Nile Breweries Limited as their Procurement Administrator and spearheaded the zero harm environment strategy. He is a graduate of Makerere University Business School and hails from Mbarara, Western Uganda.

Angela Namuyiga : Uganda Health Trainer

Angela Namuyiga

Uganda Health Trainer

Angela joined the training team at Living Goods first as an Assistant Health Trainer before becoming a Health Trainer. Previously, she spent 5 years working with AHF Uganda Cares, a HIV clinic, where she focused on nutrition, EMTCT, and family planning. She has a Diploma in Comprehensive Nursing, and is happy to train people who are role models in the community.

Dickson Mukundane : Uganda Health Trainer

Dickson Mukundane

Uganda Health Trainer

Dickson is a Health Trainer who joins Living Goods from Benedict Medical Center, a private, not-for-profit health center located in Luzira, Kampala, where he worked as a clinical officer. Prior to that, he worked at Kyembogo Health Center in Kyenjojo district as the Health Center In Charge. He holds a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health and a Certificate in Health Services Management from Makerere University.

Christa Nattu : Uganda Health Trainer

Christa Nattu

Uganda Health Trainer

Christa joined Living Goods as a Health Trainer after completing the Trainer Training program. Prior to joining Living Goods, Christa worked with Bugolobi Medical Center as a midwife. She holds a Degree in Nursing and a Diploma in Midwifery, and is passionate about equipping CHPs with the necessary skills to support maternal and child healthcare in the community. ​

Joyce Elilu : Branch Manager Lira

Joyce Elilu

Branch Manager Lira

Joyce is a Branch Manager at the Lira branch. Previously she worked for 3 years as the team leader of the maternity ward at Nakasero Hospital Limited, a non-government hospital in Uganda. Additionaly, she worked with Medecins Sans Frontieres in Soroti Regional Referral Hospital in the pediatric ward as a midwife. She holds a diploma in midwifery and is a senior midwife. Joyce likes sharing challenges and interacting with friends but hates public embarrassment!

Adson Twiine : Branch Manager Mokono

Adson Twiine

Branch Manager Mokono

Adson joined Living Goods as an Assistant Branch Manager, before becoming Branch Manager in Mokono. Prior to joining Living Goods, he was a Sales and Marketing Representative at both ABACUS Pharma Africa and Gittoes Pharmaceuticals. He received a certificate in environmental sciences from the Paramedical Schools at Mulago Hospital, before supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom in Baghdad with Siber International Security. He calls Kiruhura district in Western Uganda home and is the proud father of one.

Judith Ssese : Branch Manager Nsangi

Judith Ssese

Branch Manager Nsangi

Judith joined Living Goods as Assistant Branch Manager of Tula before becoming Branch Manager of Nsangi. Previously, she was a Research Assistant at Malaria Consortium and a drug dispenser in Roots Pharmacy and Plus Medic Pharmacy. She received a diploma in nursing and midwifery, is passionate about serving children, and loves seeing results.

Stellah Kanyesigye : Branch Manager Mpigi

Stellah Kanyesigye

Branch Manager Mpigi

Stellah is the Branch Manager in Mpigi.  She joined Living Goods in 2010 as Assistant Branch Manager where she worked in Bwaise, and was promoted in 2014 to her current position.  Prior to Living Goods, Stellah was a nursing officer at Mulago Hospital.  She was also a nurse-in-charge at Ddembe Clinic in Kabalagala.  Stellah has a diploma in nursing from Mulago Hospital of Nursing and Midwifery and is passionate about working with the community and helping improve the lives of mothers and children.

Alex Kakama : Branch Manager Masaka

Alex Kakama

Branch Manager Masaka

Alex joined Living Goods as a Branch Manager in Masaka, after completing the Branch Management Training Program. Previously, he spent 6 years managing a team of 58 community health worker’s with Millenium Villages Project in the Isingiro district. He also worked as a Nursing Officer in The AIDS Support Organization (TASO). Alex has a Masters degree in hospital management and a Bachelors in social work and administration. He hails from Rukungiri district in southwestern Uganda.

Annet Kebeyi : Branch Manager Mafubira​

Annet Kebeyi

Branch Manager Mafubira​

Annet is a Branch Manager in Mafubira. Before joining Living Goods, she was an independent distributor for Forever Living, a nutrition supplement company. She has a Bachelors in Education from Makerere University and hails from Sheema district in Western Uganda. Annet loves traveling and is passionate about community development, specifically focusing on eradicating needless illness.

Rosemary Lunkuse : Branch Manager Tula

Rosemary Lunkuse

Branch Manager Tula

Rosemary joined Living Goods in 2010 as Assistant Branch Manager.  She was made Branch Manager in 2013 and oversees the Tula branch in Kawempe.  Prior to Living Goods, Rosemary was a loan officer with the Uganda Microfinance Institution.  She was also worked with Mission for All, where she headed the loan department.  She was also Programmes Manager for Action for Fundamental Change and Development (AFCAD).  Rosemary graduated from Makerere University Business School and is excited about waking up every day and changing people’s lives.

Caroline Komujuni : Branch Manager Bwaise

Caroline Komujuni

Branch Manager Bwaise

Carol joined Living Goods in 2013 and leads the Bwaise branch.  Prior to Living Goods, Carol worked at BRAC Uganda for three years, where she was a Branch Manager, then made Area Manager for the Eastern Region.  She also worked at Silver Upholders doing HR.  Carol graduated from Makerere University with a Bachelors of Commerce.  Carol is passionate about working with the community.

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