Christine K. Suubi is founder and Executive Director of HOPEIN, a development and training consulting firm.
She commands considerable experience as a Consultant in development work where she provides technical assistance in different areas. Christine is an expert trainer in training of trainers, with over ten (10) years’ experience in business development/entrepreneurship Skills (BDS) including Village Savings and Loan association VSLA), financial literacy and advanced business development skills training.
Christine is very experienced in designing training materials and training manuals/hand books, mentoring and coaching of staff and a specialist in community based financial services and commercial microfinance.
Ms Suubi holds a Master’s Degree in Social Sector Planning and Management (SSPM) majoring in Designing, Evaluation and Review of Public Policies, Projects and Programmes and Development Strategies and Financial management from Makerere University, Kampala; and a B.A. in Sociology from Makerere University. She has post graduate training in credit management as well as formation and capacity building of Voluntary Savings and Loans Associations..
Joan Kabayambi is an independent consultant has over 18 years of experience in strategic planning, program management and organization development with both public and private organisations.
Joan is a health anthropologist with experiences in research, including commissioning & conducting baseline, midterm & end of project evaluations. She is experienced in community project and programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation, project planning, management, writing reports and dissemination. Joan’s work evolves from working with grass root communities to project/programme level management This enriched her understanding of the dynamics and strategies that facilitate working with communities, local, national and International organizations as well as local government structures.
She has also been central in coordinating partnerships and networks with government & non-governmental organizations as well as donors.
Joan has led and participated in the design and execution of operational research and other studies within the areas of agriculture, women empowerment, governance, health, education, economic empowerment, water and sanitation and makes recommendations for action.