I am Michael, physically challenged and the founder/ Chairperson of KADIYOPA, a rural based community based organization (CBO) for youth with disabilities and their parents in Buikwe District-Uganda.
I am a dedicated and committed young man; well educated currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Rural Development from Makerere University and my undergraduate degree is from Adult and Community Education (BACE) also from Makerere University, with a Post Graduate Diploma in Community Based Rehabilitation (PGD CBR) from Kyambogo University. These courses and the working experience both in Local Government, learning institutions and Non-Governmental Organization (NGOs) have greatly enhanced my knowledge and experience working with and for the community
Michael’s strong key skills lies in having good Communication skills both orally and interpersonally, result oriented with the ability of team work, working independently, self motivated and able to go an extra mile to achieve results, idea sharing and breaking the silence. These and more skills acquired both through studies and practical work have enabled me implement Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR), Community Development and Situational Analysis, Community Resource Mobilization and Utilization, office management, duty assignments, Lobbying and Advocating for the rights of Persons with Disabilities, OVCs as well as Project designing, planning and management
Football, reading, movies, breaking silence, Computer Making people believe in me that despite my disability " I am a human being" Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR), Project designing, planning and management, Rural Development, Human Rights promotion, Guidence and Counseling
My Vision for the Future
I believe my abilities and skills can enable me work with any development oriented organization.