Come September, we will host the Closing Seminars for the second cohort. Today’s post features an alumni of the first cohort, Miss PraiseGod Joseph on her experience regarding this final phase of the training programme.

PraiseGod begins by sharing a holistic approach of the closing seminars. “In the beginning, my…


As we head for the second cohort’s closing seminars, we feature some alumni from the first cohort who share their reflections of this last and final phase of the training programme.

Meet Obbo Geoffrey from Uganda, Alumni of the EAEPIAP.

Obbo shares that the closing seminars provided a chance to…


Antoinette Ogange, Kenya

As we head towards the Closing Seminars for the second cohort of the training programme, we feature a few alumni from the first cohort who share their reflections on this third and final phase of the training programme.

On the rationale of the closing seminars:

“Closing seminars can be likened…


Sharon Vilegwa Amendi, Kenya

Last but by no means least on this series of ‘Meet The Fellow’, meet Sharon Vilegwa Amendi, Lawyer and Advocate from Kenya who has a year’s involvement in Public Interest Litigation.

Sharon has had a unique practicum experience as she is not placed at any host institution. Instead, she’s had…


Nelius Njuguna, Kenya

Nelius is a lawyer and advocate hailing from Kenya. She has about a year of experience in Public Interest Litigation and is currently hosted at Kituo cha Sheria for her practicum. …


Sandra Oyombe, Head, Access to Justice, FIDA-Kenya

Sandra Oyombe is the Head, Access to Justice at FIDA-Kenya. Her engagement in the programme is more centred on providing mentorship to fellows during the practicum phase of the training.

Sandra is of the view that the training programme is playing a great…


Neema Jaji, Tanzania

Neema Jaji

Neema Jaji is a lawyer and advocate from Tanzania with three years of experience in Public Interest Litigation. For her practicum, Neema is hosted at Legal and Human Rights Center (LHRC) — Arusha Branch where she attests her experience so far to have been a great one.


Najib Kasole, Uganda

Najib Kasole

Najib is a lawyer and advocate from Uganda with about three year of experience in Public Interest Litigation. He is currently hosted at Uwezo Uganda (which prior to gaining independent status was a programme of Twaweza East Africa since 2009).

Overall, Najib feels Uwezo-Uganda is a place…


Arthur Nsereko, Head of Network of Public Interest Lawyers (NETPIL) — Uganda

With passion you can bring to life anything you dream of. You are the master of your creation, so do not stop at anything to ensure everybody sees what you see. …


Muganga Ambrose Ibabaza, Uganda

Muganga Ambrose Ibabaza hails from Uganda. He is a lawyer and advocate with two years of experience in Public Interest Litigation. For the practicum phase of the training, Ambrose is currently placed at Platform for Labor Action (PLA) where he attest his experience so far to…

East Africa Public Interest Advocates Programme

Training the next cadre of Public Interest Advocates across the East African region. Briefly put — lawyering for the greater good!

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