Fall 2019 PFP-IDE Fellows Profiles


The fall 2019 cohort of PFP-IDE international fellows.  Fellows in this cohort are from Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Allan Kabaale


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Allan Kabaale is the Executive Director of the Disability Employment Rights Initiative (DERI) in Kampala, Uganda. He is one of his country’s most active inclusive employment self-advocates, having directly lobbied Uganda’s Parliament for changes to employment policy and led community-based trainings for persons with disabilities seeking to find jobs and engage their leaders.

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Archy Gomba


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Archy Gomba is the Projects Coordinator for the Mama and Child of Rorya Foundation, an NGO that Foster the rights, health, and welfare of women and children living with disabilities and their families in northwestern Tanzania.

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Bijal Lal


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Bijal Dipak Lal is a teacher at the Almuntazir Special Education Needs School in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. She teaches independent living and transition skills to adolescents and young adults with disabilities, and helps youth identify employment options that they can seek after their schooling.

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Elizabeth Mang’eni


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Elizabeth Mang’eni is a Trade Development Officer for Kenya’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives. She has dedicated her career to empowering women and girls with disabilities by promoting local small entrepreneurship, inclusive job skills training, and programs that educate people with disabilities about business management and savings.

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Fredrick Owuor Odinga


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Fredrick Odinga is a Social Accountability Program Manager with Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) Kenya, a branch of VSO international that creat lasting change through working with volunteers to supports inclusive education, resilient livelihood and social accountability.

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Joel Kawanguzi


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Joel Kawanguzi is a Programme Assistant at the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU), Uganda’s largest disability rights network. He plays an important role in implementing the network’s programs and monitoring their success across Uganda.

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