Our team

Andrew Auruku

Director/ Co-Founder

Andrew Auruku serves as the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Youth and Women for Opportunities Uganda- YWOU. Andrew has over 15 years of experience in the areas of girls’ education and social and women  empowerment. He is skilled in fundraising, leading and organizing training and educational campaigns, community mobilization, human relations, and facilitation. Andrew holds Bachelors in Medical Laboratory technology at Makerere University


Akullo Florance

Finance / Admin.Officer

Florence has studied Accounting and Finance (Bachelors ) from Kyambogo University Kampala. She is currently pursuing a Professional Accounting Course (CPA) from the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAU). Florence previously worked with Kateta People Living with HIV as an Accounts Assistant for two years  and has been working with YWOU for the last five years in the same field after finalizing her Bachelors. She is also passionate about helping the needy, working with youth, and encouraging young girls to stay in school no matter what they are going through since she was helped by organizations dedicated to supporting her to excel. Therefore, Florence is very excited to work with the YWOU team to help the organization realise its mission and vision for youth and women.

Edimu Isaac Felix

Program Officer, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

Isaac is currently enrolled in a Master in Supply Chain, at Kyambogo University and a graduate from Kyambogo University with a BA in Procurement and Logistics management. He has skills in monitoring and evaluation, data analysis, leadership, facilitation, community mobilization, and human relations among others. He is an advocate for women’s rights and youth sexual and reproductive health and rights on a regional and national level. Isaac has received a number of leadership certificates from high school and university, and he currently serves as a leader for the men’s fellowship (MOV). Isaac is also passionate about human rights, community work, research, music, family and positive parenting.

Aluka Flavia

Program Officer, Sister Scheme

Flavia is a graduate of Makerere University with a Bachelor’s degree in Adult and Community Education. She is passionate about girls’ and women’s rights and uses her voice as a tool for advocacy. She also believes that through education and mentorship, great change will be created. Flavia is a trained facilitator and an excellent team player. She enjoys sharing information and knowledge through her facilitations and podcasts. Flavia is passionate about digital storytelling, counseling, reading, writing, and singing.

Ekanga Emmanuel

Program officer

Emmanuel is a passionate gender rights advocate who has devoted his life to inspiring disadvantaged youth, and empowering boys as agents for positive social change. He is a graduate in Entrepreneurship  from Makerere University Business School. He began his advocacy as far back as high school (Teso Integrated S.S Ngora), where he started a Child Rights Club because of the corporal punishments that students were being subjected to; the Club is still operational. Emmanuel is passionate about art, learning, traveling, and changing lives.