Susan Hirego

President & CEO

As Founder of Rego Foundation; Susan Hirego serves as the President & CEO. She is a Social Entrepreneur with vast knowledge in financial management, business administration and organisational development. A visionary operations executive; Susan is a hands-on inspirational leader who is passionate about empowering individuals thrive and  achieve excellence. Susan has verifiable success in managing complex initiatives, creating value-added programs and increasing organisational visibility.

Emilia Rubooga

Programs & Organisational Development

Emilia’s work has centrally involved supporting civil society organizations in designing social change interventions, securing funding, and reporting on their social impact. She has more than eight years’ experience in human rights programming, research, and advocacy, focusing on governance, child protection, and care, inequalities in maternal and child health outcomes, child poverty, and social protection more generally. Emily has worked predominantly in the non-profit sector in diverse contexts, including Liberia, Tanzania, and Uganda. Emily possesses applied expertise in generating evidence to influence policy and programs, strong demonstrated capacity to develop and implement research projects, substantial experience in development advocacy, and working within national policy processes to promote change.

Dorothy Nandinghi

Director of Finance & Administration

Dorothy is a strategic and analytical finance professional with more than 5 years track record delivering outstanding results and  business value in financial reporting, data analysis and management. Dorothy holds a BSc in Quantitative Economics from Makerere University and MSc in Economic Research from the University of North Texas. Dorothy leverages on her experience working with the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mea – Texas, USA) and Tent Health Care (Dallas, Texas) to ensure that Rego Foundation its financial goals. She is passionate about empowering young women to become self-sufficient and therefore initiated the financial literacy component in our SheBoss Program.

Pauline Nanteza

Programs Associate

Pauline is an entrepreneurial minded community worker with a diploma in project management and 4 years of experience working with youth through hands-on skilling. Pauline brings new ideas to the table, contributes to constantly adapting programs, and actively participates in planning processes for Rego Foundation. She is the focal point for young women in the communities we serve and brings a creative and collaborative mindset to our programs. Her work involves facilitating teams and embedding innovation processes to define and develop positively impactful business models.

Matilda Nakiito Namutebi

Finance & Administration Assistant

Matilda holds a diploma in Business Administration with a major in accounting. She is self-motivated and passionate about empowering young women and girls. She has been a member of Rego Foundation since its inception where she served as a volunteer, did her internship and later joined the team as the Finance and Administration Assistant.

Joanita Nakawuma

Community Engagement Officer

Joan is an energetic dynamic leader who works to build social capital by fostering person-to-person and people-to-place relationships within the communities we serve. She responsible for outreach functions including volunteer engagement, community partnerships, communications and outreach, and community mobilization. Joan has vast experience and demonstrated success in working with community residents and organizing outreach programs in some of the hard-to-reach communities in Uganda.

Our Educational Team

Joel Mwanja

Digital Literacy Instructor

Kitale Sarah Wakadala

Leadership Instructor

Nixon Ochatre

Financial Literacy Instructor