Caleb Wakhungu

Mbale, Uganda

Co Founder/ CEO at Mt. Elgon Self-Help Community Project
Caleb's Skills
Marketing
Business Development
Design
Background

Startup Experience

Founded 1 startup

About Caleb

I AM….
I am a male Uganda aged 42 years, a father of 4 children with only 1 wife!

I am professional Social Worker with a Bachelors degree of Social Work and Social
Administration, a Diploma holder in Social Work and Social Administration with over 30
Certificates in renewable energy, electrical, project design and management, conflict resolution, disaster management and entrepreneurship.
I am a founder/ team Leader, Mt. Elgon Self-Help Community Projects Limited, as a social enterprise that assembles and distributes solar panels locally in Uganda to enable hundreds of rural communities with no access to electricity to access affordable solar systems and power their homes and businesses.

I am a treasurer, Eastern Uganda Biogas Association and a member of Uganda National Biogas Alliance supported by GIZ

Quote

Blessed are the people who see great things in places where others see nothing - Caleb

Work Experience

Team Leader/ Founder

Mt. Elgon Self-Help Community Project

December 2007 - July 2017

Work Experience • I have 15 years of practical experience working directly and indirectly with children, Women, families and communities affected by poverty, conflict, HIV and AIDS in Uganda and other African countries. • I have worked with local, international, government and Non government organizations to design and implement project geared towards enhancing the well-being of children, families and communities affected by Poverty, Conflict and disease. • I have participated in writing a number of books which include; “Raising our heads above the clouds-The use of narrative practice to spark and sustain local development initiatives in Uganda 2010. • I led a team and won an ILO green competition award in 2011

Team Leader/ Founder

Mt. Elgon Self-Help Community Project

December 2007 - July 2017

Work Experience • I have 15 years of practical experience working directly and indirectly with children, Women, families and communities affected by poverty, conflict, HIV and AIDS in Uganda and other African countries. • I have worked with local, international, government and Non government organizations to design and implement project geared towards enhancing the well-being of children, families and communities affected by Poverty, Conflict and disease. • I have participated in writing a number of books which include; “Raising our heads above the clouds-The use of narrative practice to spark and sustain local development initiatives in Uganda 2010. • I led a team and won an ILO green competition award in 2011

Team Leader/ Founder

Mt. Elgon Self-Help Community Project

December 2007 - July 2017

Work Experience • I have 15 years of practical experience working directly and indirectly with children, Women, families and communities affected by poverty, conflict, HIV and AIDS in Uganda and other African countries. • I have worked with local, international, government and Non government organizations to design and implement project geared towards enhancing the well-being of children, families and communities affected by Poverty, Conflict and disease. • I have participated in writing a number of books which include; “Raising our heads above the clouds-The use of narrative practice to spark and sustain local development initiatives in Uganda 2010. • I led a team and won an ILO green competition award in 2011

Education

Kampala University

Degree in Social work and Social adminstration

2007 - 2009

Certification

Mt. Elgon Self-Help Community Projects ltd

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