Staff

Magdalen Amony – Country Director (Head of Mission)

Magdalen is leading GRG’s innovative Peace building, Sustainable Livelihoods and Psycho-social support programs in Palabek Refugee Settlement Lamwo district and other post-conflict communities in Northern Uganda. Given her diverse experience and expertise in different fields, GRG program designs are unique and impactful in the lives of beneficiaries. Through her strategic leadership skills, GRG has continued to significantly expand its program activities among conflict-affected communities. Her experiences and expertise includes GBV response and survivors crisis management, project planning and management, human resource management, business administration, civic education, and human sexuality from reputable institutions like Uganda Management Institute and Miami University Hamilton, among others.

Abalo Betty Paito – Program Coordinator

Betty manages GRG’s field operations to ensure the smooth running of our different program activities in Lamwo district.  As head of the field office, she is directly responsible for the day-to-day management of program activities and monitoring and evaluation of our refugee work at Palabek Refugee Settlement and within other war-affected communities. She has a background in Microfinance and Community Development and Information Management from Uganda Martyrs University and Gulu University respectively.

Oturi Denish – Program Associate-Livelihoods

Denish implements GRG’s livelihoods activities and conducts skills trainings ranging from apiary, crop production, and animal husbandry to entrepreneurship and VSLA. He holds a Bachelors degree in Science and Organic Agriculture (BSc) from Uganda Martyrs University and a diploma in Sustainable Agriculture from Barack Agriculture College (Kenya). Denish’s extensive community-based field experience includes working for ACF in food security and livelihood projects and as a field assistant for its Purchase for Progress (P4P) project and ACTED Uganda as a community based facilitator.

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