• EDD participation year: 2015
  • Country: Uganda

Nicholas is a proud Ugandan man born in Kampala (1992). In 2013, he graduated from the Nsamizi training institute of social development in Uganda with a Diploma in social work and is currently pursuing a Bachelors Degree in social sciences at Makerere University.

Since February 2012, Nicholas has been working with the Uganda Network of Young People Living with HIV/AIDS (UNYPA) where he is programme manager. UNYPA is an umbrella organisation that works toward creating an enabling Environment for all young people living and affected by HIV/AIDS to meaningfully participate equally in development of programmes that improve their lively hood.

Nicholas is passionate about the right to health, universal access to basic health, health system strengthening and governance, and holding leaders accountable. He has spoken in international conferences and interacted with local governments, national authorities and international health experts.