Youth Aid Africa is ran by a dynamic and competent team. Our Board boasts of experienced individuals from various backgrounds. Our Secretariat is well enriched with the necessary skills for implementing our programs. Our strength is further enhanced by a team of passionate and energetic volunteers who come in handy at all times.

Board of Directors.

Mr. Okello Leonard, Chair, YAA Board of Directors and also C.E.O at The Uhuru Institute for Social Development.

Leonard Okello is a political scientist with extensive local and international service in development work, advocacy and campaigns, for health, democracy and accountability. While at Ugandas Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development and Oxfarm International, Leonard led the Uganda Participatory Poverty Assessment Process through which the Poverty Eradication Action Plan, the Poverty Action Fund, the Plan for Modernising Agriculture, the National Agricultural Advisory Services and the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund. Leonard later joined Actionaid International as the International Head for HIV/AIDS Programmes, where he actively led the universal access to treatment campaigns. Leonard returned to Uganda where he briefly served as the Country Director at the International HIV/AIDS Alliance. He has since set up The Uhuru Institute for Social Development a social business using business acumen to promote citizens collective action for social and economic empowerment, defense of human rights and nurturing democratic practice.

Ms. Kukundakwe Rebecca: YAA BOD Technical Advisor, and also Programme Manager at the Democratic Governance Facility, Uganda Office.

Ms. Asiimwe Ruth Kabugo, YAA BOD Resource Mobilization Committee Chair and Also Executive Director at the Uganda Youth Network.

Mr. Munyangabo Joseph, YAA BOD Member and also Country Director at the West Minister Foundation for Democracy.

Mr. Kyokwijuka Alexander, YAA BOD Secretary and Executive Director