Mgahinga Community Development Organization Team


Edison Ndayambaje, MA - Director
A native of the Mgahinga area in Kisoro district, Edison has served as the Director of Mgahinga Community Development Organization since 2008. Edison provides overall technical guidance, fundraising support and financial oversight to MCDO. Edison holds a Master's Degree in Sustainable International Development from Brandeis University in the USA and a B.A. in Economics from Makerere University.

Festo Kamanzi - Program Coordinator
Festo has worked with MCDO for over 10 years and has extensive experience in community mobilization, organizational development and management. Festo overseas MCDO's communications department in addition to coordinating the MCDO flagship Education Sponsorship Scheme.

Godfrey Habumurenyi, BSc. - Program Manager
As a Program Officer, Godrey is in-charge of implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all MCDO projects and programs. Godfrey completed his Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural and Rural Innovation from Makerere University. 

​Jackson Sinamenye, BSc. - IT Specialist
A graduate of the BSc in Software Engineering Program at Makerere University, Jackson manages IT systems at MCDO including; maintaining project websites, social media and internal IT protocols.

Patricia Muhawe - Office Admin.
Patricia is an Assistant Administrator based at the new MCDO offices in Kisoro municipality. She supports the day to day needs of the organization. Patricia holds a Diploma in Business Studies from Uganda College of Commerce, Kabale. 

Emmanuel Nsengiyunva - CBT Enterprise Manager
Emmanuel has managed MCDO's Community-Based Tourism (CBT) projects for more than 7 years. He is responsible for the day to day  management of MCDO projects especially the Mutanda Eco-community Centre and the Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp.

​Board of Directors
Mr. Jackson Birungi, Chair
Ms. Oliver Nyiragukura, Treasurer
Mr. Sheba Hanyurwa
Ms. Loy Nyiramasoko
Mr. Daniel Mfitumukiza


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​Address: P.O. Box 280, Kisoro, Uganda
Telephone: ​+256782306973



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