Originally published in Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

Human Security in practice in Uganda: New Projects and Initiatives

The Ford Institute welcomes Victoria Nalongo Namusisi, Founder & Director Bright Kinds Uganda at 11 a.m., Wed. Sept. 28. in Posvar Hall, room 3911. 

  • Bright Kids Uganda provides an education and a home for more than 100 children who have been affected by poverty, HIV/AIDS, abandonment, and war.
  • BKU offers internship opportunities where students gain invaluable skills through hands-on experience.
  • Victoria will be available for appointments and internship inquiries.
  • Other campus presentations with Victoria:
  • African Studies, Welcoming Reception: 1-3 p.m., Thurs., Sept. 29, in 4130 Posvar Hall
  • "Africa Talk," Noon-2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 in 4217 Posvar Hall.

    Victoria Nalongo Namusisi is the Founder and Director of Bright Kids Uganda, a children’s home founded in 2000. Namusisi worked as a presidential and parliamentary reporter until 1991, when the president of Uganda appointed her Resident District Commissioner. She later became Head of Administration and Logistics for the President of Uganda’s Office. In 2008, she was distinguished as the Woman Achiever of the Year, awarded for her community work with vulnerable children and youth. Today, she continues serving as the director of Bright Kids Uganda.


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