“I believe that the best gift you can give someone is the opportunity to learn vital skills to enable them do more for themselves, family and country. Everyone deserves to live to their full potential.“
Founder & Executive Director
A visionary and resilient IT professional, Emmanuel is passionate about empowering young people with skills to enable them to succeed. Emmanuel began his career as a teacher in 2012 at Lira Town College, Lira city, in northern Uganda. He is a strong activist for STEM, Gender Equality, ICT in Education and community service.
At school, he involves his students in science & STEM activities and competitions and won a number of national & regional awards with them. These activities include: Science & Technology Innovations Challenge (Robotics), Annual Communications Innovations Awards (ACIA), STEM Uganda camp, Technovation Challenge, Biotechnology Essay Writing, Africa Code Week and Gulu Technology Camp.
He has also taught at All Saints University Lango (ASUL) where he introduced STEM activities for students and organized competitions in the region.
In 2017, he was recipient of the national Teachers Making a Difference award, emerging 5th position countrywide. Consequently, he was part of best 5 teachers rewarded with an educational trip to Dublin, Ireland in January 2018.
In 2019, he was a recipient of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders and spent 6 weeks at University of Delaware, U.S in the Civic Leadership Institute.
He holds a Bachelor of Information & Communication Technology (Gulu University), Master of Information Technology (UTAMU) and is currently pursuing MSc. Interactive Media at University College Cork, Ireland – courtesy of Ireland-Africa Fellows Programme.
While Emmanuel’s work continues to be recognised nationally and globally, his greatest reward is the impact made through his selfless service to young people in northern Uganda and privilege of raising his son, Mandela.
“There is no passion to be found playing small, in settling for a life less than the one you are capable of living.”
— Nelson Mandela