Muddu Yisito Kayinga is from Uganda, East Africa. He is a child/youngster Rights Activist and development practitioner in addition to his specialization in education, advocacy, administration and management, and counseling .Yisito has studied various courses in computer competence and information technology, Public administration and management, organization development, human rights advocacy, community development, youth development, peer education, sexual reproductive health, guidance and counseling, resource mobilization and monitoring and evaluation.
He is the current Executive Director of COTFONE (Community Transformation Foundation Network), Country Coordinator NAYD (Network of African Youth for Development), Coordinator for Africa ABC4All (A Better Community For All), Founder & Coordinator YR (Youngsters Revolution) , representative for CSOs (Civil Society Organization) in Lwengo District , Uganda as well as the Country Ambassador MCC (Millennium Candle Campaign) an acknowledgement to his successful contribution to raising awareness about “United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals,2015”.
He brings over seven years of experience working with underprivileged young people and communities on issues related to appropriate education, community based health, poverty alleviation, environmental conservation, human rights and gender issues and volunteer service across the globe
Yisito also works as a development consultant specializing in sustainable rural development with Community Welfare Services (COWESER-Uganda) and Children’s Sure House (CSH), both are national NGOs working in the areas of health, education and community development closely working with there partners; USADF, Comhlámh, Peace Corps, Livingstone, Government of Uganda, and the US and Europe in implementing Education, Health and community development initiatives across the country.
Yisito has been highly active and involved in vulnerable children and youth and education, health, rural economic development and human rights initiatives and networks. He is the founder of Community Transformation Foundation Network (COTFONE) a relief, advocacy and development not-for-profit, non-government organization formed with a mandate to mobilize and work with young people to develop themselves, by addressing their HIV/AIDS, Adolescent Sexual Reproductive health, and education, vocational and economic needs. He has been in the forefront in the rolling out of free basic quality education and life sustaining skills training to Orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and rural financial services to the HIV/AIDS rural poor especially women ,linking the underprivileged young people and communities with COTFONE.
Yisito has been invited to represent the underprivileged young people and communities and COTFONE in a number of international meetings, seminars ,congress, and forums including International scientific conference on technology for Development organized by UNESCO in February 2010, Lausanne, Switzerland; Regional MDGs forum organized by AIESEC international in March 2010, Entebbe , Uganda; 2010 Joint World conference on Social work and social development organized by International council on social welfare and its partners in June 2010, Hong Kong , China; The Summer congress 2010 organized by the Ontario International Development Agency International (OIDA) in June 2010, Ontario, Canada; and XVIII International AIDS conference (AIDS 2010) organized by International AIDS Society in July 2010,Vienna , Austria. In addition to World conference on education for Sustainable Development organized by UNESCO in April ,2009 ,Bonn , Germany; Meeting with free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg DESD-Actors and the world future council organized by the free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg in April,2009 , Hamburg ,Germany; 6th annual youth assembly at the United Nations organized by friendship ambassador Foundation ,Inc in August 2009, New York ,US; International Sex and Relationship Education Conference (SRE 2009) organized by the University of Southampton in September 2009,Birmingham,UK, International Conference on the Empowerment of Civil Society in Urban Policies organized by UNESCO in November 2009, Porquerolles, France; 10th OECD forum organized by Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in June 2009 , Paris, France; 5th International BTC seminar organized by the Belgian Technical Cooperation in December 2009, Brussels , Belgium; COPE Africa regional conference organized by Coalition of Prison Evangelists international in December 2008, Kampala ,Uganda; Christian Youth Conference/Retreat organized by TAIZE in November 2008, Nairobi, Kenya;
In April 2009, during a UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development in Bonn, Germany among other conferences, Yisito’s poster presentation titled SAVE FOR TOMORROW was selected for presentation highlighting the education for sustainable in the HIV/AIDS rural poor across Uganda. Further in Feb 2010, Yisito’s different poster presentation titled THE AFRICAN ENERGY SAVING COOK STOVE-EKYOTO CHAPTER was presented at another UNESCO Scientific International Conference on Technology for Development in Lausanne, Switzerland. Moreover, In Sep 2009, Yisito’s Presentation HOPE NEVER RUNS DRY was selected for presentation at the International Sex and Relationship Education Conference (SRE 2009), held in Birmingham, UK. Nevertheless, Yisito has also undertaken leadership roles in organizing and managing workshops on peer education, Human Rights and rural poor sustainable financial services to mention a few.
In June 2009, Yisito participated in DESD survey a UNESCO Evaluation focusing on UNESCO’s Global Leadership and Coordination of Education for All (EFA),the United Nations literacy decade and United Nations decade on education for sustainable development conducted by Martin, Jenkins and Associates Limited, New Zealand; Finally, In April 2010, Yisito also participated in a national survey on Non Profit Institutions relating to their economic activities in Uganda conducted by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS).
His seven years working with the underprivileged young people and communities heavily affected with HIV/AIDS and Poverty, Yisito has developed key formidable competencies in civil society administration and management, planning, community mobilization, community development ,teaching ,social activities, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, participatory methods and tools as well as community needs assessment.
Yisito also has a wide experience in teaching, public speaking, advocacy, Information and communication technology, public administration and counseling where has exhibited a high level of professional competence in strategic planning and practical skills of exploring the range of possible solutions to solve complicated and unfamiliar challenges, Yisito strongly believes in a transformed community supported to cope with its situations and surroundings worldwide. His goal in his life is to fight poverty and ignorance and give opportunity to those people who are locked out. Muddu Yisito Kayinga is from Uganda, East Africa. He is a child/youngster Rights Activist and development practitioner in addition to his specialization in education, advocacy, administration and management, and counseling .Yisito has studied... (more)
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