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New UWESO CEO, Mrs. Jolly Kamugira Kaguhangire, in her office


The Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Jolly Kamugira Kaguhangire as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective 1st January 2024. Mrs. Kaguhangire will assume responsibility for the leadership and management of the overall operations of UWESO

Education Background

Mrs. Kaguhangire holds a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership and Management, Post Graduate-Diploma in Management, Post Graduate Diploma in Tax and Revenue Administration, a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting Option, and other certifications among which: Board Governance, Senior Management Development, Senior Management Leadership Development, Compliance Management in Revenue Administration.

Professional Background

She brings over 25 years of knowledge, and experience from the Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations. Prior to accepting this position, she worked with World Bank/IFAD, Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) and Uganda Revenue Authority (URA). She is well conversant with best practices in Operations Management, change management, leadership, Policy design and formulation, Corporate Brand Development, Project management and stakeholder management.

“We are confident that Mrs. Jolly Kamugira Kaguhangire will provide strategic leadership that will propel UWESO to greater heights. The Board believes that she is an excellent match for this position and a valuable contributor to the delivery of the goals of the organization,”

Olive Birungi Lumonya, Chairperson, National Executive Committee (NEC), UWESO

It is an honor to lead the UWESO team and as an individual I am passionate about helping orphans, vulnerable children, youth and women. This position gives me an opportunity to serve my country and contribute to the development of our economy. I pledge my utmost support to the board and staff of UWESO in the achievement of its objectives.

Mrs. Jolly Kamugira Kaguhangire, CEO, UWESO

Agnes Tumuheire

1 Comment

  1. albert bwambale
    January 24, 2024

    Welcome aboard Jolly. Your profile looks rich. UWESO is looking up to you. Make me proud Jolly.

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