We are mix of experienced managers, finance professionals and agricultural specialists with experience in the public and private sector.
We share a passion for sustainable development and local communities. And of course, trees!
Godfrey Natwaluma Programme Manager
Godfrey holds a M.A in Environmental Security and Livelihoods Change from the University For Development Studies (UDS); Tamale, Ghana (West Africa); a Bachelor of Adult and Community Education from Makerere University Kampala-Uganda; and a National Diploma in General Agriculture from Bukalasa Agricultural College-Wobulenzi, Uganda.
He has over 15 years working technical and management experience implementing donor funded projects/programmes with several NGOs at grassroots level in Uganda and Ghana within the scope of sustainable agriculture, food/livelihood security, environmental protection and climate change issues as well as humanitarian/emergency response.
He had an opportunity of spending 6 years in Ghana working with Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) and ActionAid Ghana (AAG) managing programs at core partner and implementation level under livelihoods programming and food rights/climate change respectively before returning to Uganda in 2017.
Prior to Joining METGE, he worked with CARE International-Uganda under emergency livelihood program for South Sudan refugees in Uganda.
Michael joined METGE in early 2018 and holds a BSc in Agriculture from the University of Gulu, Nothern Region, Uganda. Prior to joining METGE he worked with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). He has taken on management of the various project officers in organisations supported by us. He is working to introduce high-value monitoring and evaluation tools to the programme, using digital systems.
Judith holds a BSc in Agricultural Land Use and Management from Makerere University. Before joining METGE, she worked with Vi Agroforestry for 10 years and has extensive experience in agroforestry, sustainable agricultural land management, VSLA and gender mainstreaming. She has worked with different farming communities in central and western Uganda.
Hellen is contracted from Blue Bolt to undertake the accounting work for the business. She is a degree holder in Project Planning- including Entrepreneurship and Accountancy - from the Uganda Christian University, Mukono. Her specialist role has been in audit work and she has been with METGE since January 2018.
Joyce qualified as a Social Worker from Uganda Martyrs University, and joined METGE in March 2018. Before that she held two volunteer social work posts, specialising in work with both adults and children.