Lucy Aceng

Program Manager

Lucy joined Geneva Global’s Uganda office in July 2018. She is a Program Manager – Monitoring and Evaluation in Gulu, Uganda.

Lucy specializes in education and has a wealth of experience and special skills in program planning; implementation; training; assessment; monitoring, evaluation, and learning; reporting; and coordination that she brings to Geneva Global Uganda.

Prior to joining Geneva Global, Lucy managed a Girls Education Challenge Project in South Sudan, which was addressing cultural barriers to girls’ access and retention in basic education using intensive monitoring, evaluation, and learning strategies.

For over 25 years, Lucy has worked in the education sector at various levels. As a primary teacher, tutor (coordinating center tutor), and manager of education programs. She trained, mentored, and monitored teachers and head teachers, including other education stakeholders, and sensitized and mobilized communities. She mainly worked in basic education and supported access retention, quality, relevance, and impact in areas, such as universal primary education (UPE), girls’ education, primary teachers’ professional development, and community engagement in education; monitoring, evaluation, and learning; among others while working for the Ministry of Education and Sports Uganda, AVSI South Sudan, ZOA Uganda, and ACROSS South Sudan.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Development Studies from Uganda Martyrs University, Uganda; Bachelor of Education from Kyambogo University, Uganda; Diploma in Education from the Institute of Teachers Education Kyambogo, Uganda; and Certificate in Primary Teaching from Christ the King Teachers Training College, Uganda.

 

 

 

What’s your favorite travel site or project to visit and why?

My favorite travel sites are places of Pilgrimages and Spiritual Conferences.

Why did you decide to work at Geneva Global?

I chose to work for Geneva Global because I share the company’s passion for education. I have a keen interest in basic education programs at various levels.

 

What brings you joy?

I am happy when I see my target reached. I feel fulfilled when I accomplish what I plan.

How many countries have you visited?

I have traveled to a few countries, namely South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda – my home country where I was born, grew, and live today.