Robert is the Uganda director of WE International, where he runs microfinance, entrepreneurial and educational programs that address poverty and serve the at-risk children of Uganda, Africa.
Robert is a native of Lingira Island in Uganda, which is part of the Buvuma Islands chain on Lake Victoria. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Makerere University and a Master of Arts in organizational leadership and management from Uganda Christian University.
WE International co-founder David Lippiatt and Robert have worked together to help impoverished people in Uganda since they met in 2002. When WE International was founded in 2006, Robert became the director of services for his country.
“My vision is to affirm the dignity of Ugandans through empowering them to impact their communities by promoting and providing economic development, educational opportunity, and medical services while advocating for justice in Uganda.” says Robert.