Mr.Ndayiragije is the current chairman of EANNASO board having acquired the role from June, 2013.
Mr. Marc Ndayiragije was awarded bachelor’s degree in philosophy at the Makerere University in 1998. He was later on awarded with the master’s degree in development studies at the Nkumba university in 2008.He is currently pursuing his Ph.D degree in Humanities and social sciences at the university of Minneapolis in USA since 2016.
He has vast experience working for various organizations and some of them includes (1) DENIVA/Ford Foundation from 2003 to 2004, (2) Marine Resource Group in 2004, (3) Uganda Red Cross Society from 2003 to 2005,(4) Uganda Network of HIV/AIDS Service Organizations from 2005 to 2006, (5) Uganda Bureau of Statistics in 2008, (6) World Vision International Uganda from 2008 to 2009, (7) Central Organization of Free Trade Unions(COFTU) from 2010 to 2015,and (8) World Food Programme as a consultant from 2009 to 2010.
He currently serves as an Executive Director(ED) for Center for Participatory Research and Development (CEPARD), he is also the Secretary General of the Vice President’s initiative to green Uganda, and he also works as a representative/expert of various World Bank funded projects.
Olive is the Executive Director of the Eastern Africa National Networks of AIDS and Health Service Organizations (EANNASO). She has 19 years-experience working directly with civil society and community groups in the areas of HIV, TB and Malaria in East Africa and Anglophone Africa. As a regional and global health activist, most of her work has spanned around influencing health policies, legislation and programing, health financing, promoting community systems, human rights and gender equality and strengthening engagement of civil society and communities to effectively engage in national decision-making platforms related to health.
Olive sits on several boards representing civil society aiming at influencing policies and decisions. She is part of the Developing Country NGO Delegation to The Stop TB Partnership Board, Steering Committee of Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN) Africa and the African Civil Society Platform on Health (CISPHA), Board Member of the Civic Commission for Africa (CCFA) working on TICAD affairs. She is the Co-chair of the East African Community (EAC) Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) Policies and Legislation Steering Committee.
Before joining EANNASO, she worked in various positions with private sector in Malawi where she comes from. Olive believes ending the three epidemics is only possible with meaningful engagement of communities and leaving no one behind!
Joan Chamungu Joined the EANNASO board on June, 2013 and was voted to be the Treasurer. Having born in Tanzania and resided there, she received her advanced certificate in banking clerical course in 1994 at Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania and later on in 1993. She was also awarded with an advanced diploma in business management certificate at the College of Business Education (CBE) in Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania.
She has a vast experience on not-for-profit organizations dealing with health having previously been the acting chairperson at Tanzania Aids Forums in 2012, She has also been the chairperson and founder of Tanzania Network of Women living with HIV/AIDS from 2005-2006, In 2005-2008 she also became the commissioner for Tanzania Commission of AIDS where she was privileged to work alongside its smart and dedicated team to advance the work of nonprofits across the country.
She currently holds positions at other organizations such that she is the representative of ICW East Africa Technical working group in Tanzania since February 2013, She is also the representative of Coalition of African Lesbian since 2012, And in 2008 to-date she has been holding the position of national coordinator at the Tanzania Network of Women living with HIV and AIDS, In March, 2013 to-date she is the CSO CCM representative.
Allan Karagi has been elected as a board member of EANNASO since July; 2013.He was awarded with a Diploma in Nursing at the College of Health Professionals in 1978 at Nairobi, Kenya. Later on in 1981, he received his second Diploma in Midwifery at the College of Health Professionals in Nairobi, Kenya.
He is currently the Executive Director (ED) at the Kenya AIDS NGO Consortium (KANCO) in Nairobi, Kenya where he oversees the implementation of policies developed and approved by the advisory board. He is also a member of other organizations including National AIDS Control Council (NACC), GFATM Finance and Operational Performance Committee (FOPC), Country Coordination Mechanism (CCM) representing the CSOs, Kenya Legal and Ethical Network (KELIN) and also a member of Action TB Project.
Allan Karagi has received various recognitions and achievements throughout his career and amongst them being winner of the 2005 Gold Medal Award by foundation for Excellence in Business Practice (FEBP) in Switzerland; He received the Common Wealth Award for action HIV/AIDS in Australia for the outstanding work in policy and advocacy.
Mrs. Consolata Kiara recently joined the board of EANNASO as a member having built a strong reputation in the NGO setting by working with various organizations especially those dealing with health.
She possesses various qualifications among which are Masters of Arts in International Relations obtained at the Exeter University in United Kingdom. She was also awarded with a Diploma in Education from the Kenyatta University in Kenya. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Counseling at the Kenya Methodist University
She has previously worked in many organizations notably at the Kenya National Commission for Unesco (NATCOM) as assistant secretary from 1986-1988, worked as Senior Assistant Director of Education and Coordinator of HIV/AIDS, Health & Nutrition, She also worked as a science teacher with teachers service commission in Teacher Training College and Secondary Schools in Kenya from the year 1968.
She has also engaged herself in various consultancy & facilitation works including being a consultant in the rapid assessment of constituency AIDS Control Committees (CACCs) in March 2004.
She has been a member of various committees including a member of Kenya Evaluation Association, founder member at Kenya Coalition for Nutrition(KCAN), founder member of Kenya Women Finance Trust, member of Nursing Council of Kenya from 1997-2001.
She is currently the Executive Director at a charitable NGO namely COVUC.