Innovator Okello Ezra

Okello Jimmy Ezra, 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. He is on the Challenging Categories Teso Team that is under the direct leadership of the Principal Investigator, Dr. Ben Jones.

Ezra currently resides in Ngora District as he does fieldwork for Challenging Categories. However, ordinarily he resides in Lira City; but his ancestral village is Atwar, in Nambweso Sub-County, in Ayabi County, in Kwania District, in Lango Sub-Region. He holds a Bachelor of Management Science degree from Kyambogo University. Click here and learn more by watching his one minute video.

By the Challenging Categories Support Team

Feature picture @ Ezra at Amugu Trading Center where he was doing his business of selling shoes

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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