Wako M. Joel

Position

Fundraising, Marketing and Communications officer

Country

Uganda

Mr. Wako holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work and Social Administration obtained from Uganda Christian University. He has had a number of hands-on training in Communication, Documentation and Media Relations; Policy and Advocacy; Grant Writing/Fundraising; Project Management; Organisation Management and Palliative Care. 

He has over 10 years of experience in working with conservation organisations in Uganda, Kenya and India. He has conducted research in water and sanitation and presented papers to the annual Eastern Africa Environment Network (EAEN) in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. 

As the Fundraising, Marketing and Communications officer, his overall responsibility is to provide support to the implementation of innovative fundraising programmes and services offered by the organisation to significantly maximise income and profile of the organisation. He is assisting the organisation in implementing the activities outlined under its marketing and fundraising strategy as well as its communications strategy.

Wako has interest in nature conservation, environmental education, and bird watching. He loves adventure; jazz music and Formula One motor sport.