Lydia brings 5 years of substantial hands-on experience in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, with specialisation in rural development through participatory rural appraisal for social behaviour change in both humanitarian and development contexts. She has a B.A in development studies. Over the past 5 years, Lydia has worked for Oxfam International as Public Health Promotion Officer, as well as Norwegian Refugee Council, Action Africa Help International, World Vision International and Uganda Red Cross Society in Uganda. Implementing multi-donor integrated WASH projects from ECHO, SIDA and UNCHR among others.
‘‘ I joined IRC to create change in the lives of the rural people in Uganda, to see to it that the underserved communities, marginalised groups, schools, health centres and markets have sustainable access to clean water and sanitation for all, as a human right to improve health and economic prosperity.”
In my free time, I like cooking different food recipes and travelling. I like learning different languages.