Program Director firstname.lastname@example.org Craig received his Master's Degree in Cultural Studies from Holy Names University in Oakland, California, and his Teaching Certificate from the University of Iowa. He has been an educator for the past 35 years, the first ten of which were spent in America. He then came to Uganda as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Education Sector in 1997, teaching in the country's Eastern Region. After finishing his service, he remained in Uganda and founded the for-profit branch of Mango Tree in Kampala, focused on the sale of local language educational materials. He became an East Africa Ashoka Fellow in 2002, and founded Mango Tree Literacy Lab in Lira in 2008. His favorite game is Settlers of Catan, and his favorite book is The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank).
Finance Manager email@example.com Winnie came to work for Mango Tree in 2015, and is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda. She received her Master's in Accounting from Uganda Management Institute, and has 10+ years of experience in finance and accounting. Her favorite book is The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse (Aesop) and she doesn't take sides in sports, because then watching them becomes too stressful.
Literacy Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org Jimmy began teaching in 2004 and continued for eight years, working with P1, P3, and P6. He started working as a Literacy Specialist at Mango Tree in 2013, and received his Diploma in Primary Education from Kyambogo University. His favorite book is Betrayal in the City (Francis Imbuga) and his favorite team is Manchester United.
Literacy Specialist email@example.com Sylvesty earned his Diploma in Education from Ngetta NTC. He has been a teacher for 29 years, teaching upper primary until 2014, when he began working with Mango Tree and moved to teach P2. He became one of our Literacy Specialists in 2018. His favorite book is Song of Lawino (Okot P'bitek), and he's a supporter of Chelsea Football Club.
John Bosco Opeto
Literacy Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org JB began teaching in 2009, and taught lower primary classes for four years. He came to work as a Literacy Specialist at Mango Tree in 2013, and earned his Diploma of Education at Kyambogo University. His favorite book is Animal Farm (George Orwell), and his favorite team is that of the football club where he coaches in his spare time.
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Communications Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org Ronnie earned her BA from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Uganda from 2016-2018, teaching at a UPE Primary School in Kachumbala, and came to work for Mango Tree in 2019. Her favorite book is The Ancestor's Tale (Richard Dawkins), and her favorite team is the Omaha Lancers.
Joseph Gabriel Ogwal
Sales Manager email@example.com Joseph studied Business Administration at Makerere University. He's always had an entrepreneurial spirit, and owned his own clothing boutique by age 23. He came to work for Mango Tree in early 2019, and also remains a commercial farmer of soya and maize. His favorite team is Arsinol, and his favorite book is Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man (Steve Harvey).
Office Assistant Daisy loves music, and her favorite subject in school was Fine Arts. She participated in the management of the store at her secondary school. She's always laughing, and her smile lights up our days! She enjoys shotput, and she only watches football during the World Cup.
Administrative Assistant Emma is our go-to guy, and he's always available to help out. Mango Tree wouldn't run without all of the work he does in the background! Formerly a player on Lira United, Emma still loves to play football and devotes time every day to training. He's a proud supporter of Manchester City, and his favorite book is The Twelve Universal Laws of Success (Herbert Harris).