Innovator Gumkit Ann Parlaker

Gumkit Ann Parlaker, a beneficiary of the CPAR Uganda “Mentoring Young Adults in Uganda into Innovators Against Poverty” programme, is one of the nine young adults who are participating as research assistants in the “Challenging Categories: Educated Unemployed Youth as Institutional Innovators in Rural Uganda” research project. She is on the Lango Team that is under the direct leadership of the Co-Investigator, Dr. Laury Lawrence Ocen.

Ann resides in Lira City, but her ancestral village is Bobi Central, in Kitugum-Matidi Sub-County, in Cwaa East County, in Kitgum District, in Acholi Sub-Region. She is a student at Lira University, pursuing studies (on the weekend programme) for the award of a Bachelor in Public Administration and Management degree. Click here and learn more by watching her one minute video.

By the Challenging Categories Support Team

Featured picture @ Ann at her shoe shop in Uhuru Bar in Lira City.

Published by CPAR Uganda

A Ugandan nonprofit development Organisation that is advocating for healthy and dignified lives for all Ugandans; and during which their rights are respected.

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