Boniface Okello is currently the Resource Center coordinator for the Eastern Sub-regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of women (EASSI) Goli/Mahagi, Uganda/ Democratic Republic of Congo Border. Boniface is a highly conscientious and seasoned community and, gender and development worker with over 7 years in Community Health, Water sanitation and Hygiene, Emergencies responses and interventions, Livelihood and Food security with major focus on the needs of women, children and elderly persons. Overall
Boniface is able to implement and promote a wide variety of community programs and activities to audiences of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. He is adept in utilizing social networks to identify gaps and new opportunities for fundraising and community outreaches.
Before joining EASSI, Boniface was a Community-Led Total Sanitation Project Manager, a component of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Project that was implemented by Water for Lakes and Mott MacDonald, in Lakes State, Greater Bahr El Ghazel-South Sudan
and the project was funded by the Netherlands Government. Boniface also worked as a Field Monitoring Officer in Lango sub region, under the National Livelihood/ farmers empowerment project that was implemented by Innovation for Poverty Action (IPA-Uganda)
from 2016 to 2017.
He was a health facility registrar for Medicine Sans Frontiers-France Malaria intervention program in Kole District, Uganda in 2015. Prior to the above, Boniface worked for Medicine Sans Frontiers-Holland in three different capacities that included; Monitoring and Evaluation
Assistant, Community Health Assistant and Livelihood Project Assistant. He also worked as a field team leader, qualitative and quantitative data enumerator in Monitoring and Evaluating of different development Programs which included; Mid- line Evaluation of Community Health project in Acholi and Lango Sub-regions in 2014, End- line Evaluation of Northern Uganda Social Action funds, Youth Opportunities program Phase II, in 2009.
He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Water Sanitation and Hygiene from Strategia Netherlands, Bachelor of Development Studies from Makerere University-Kampala, Post Certificates in Strategic Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Public Administration and Management from Institute of Adult and Continuing Education, and Certificate in Administrative Law from Makerere University School of law.
Boniface also has other qualifications including; certificates in Sign Language of Uganda, Child development, Counselling and Sexual Reproductive Health, Computer applications and certificate Statistical Package for Social Scientists (SPSS).