James Kassaga Arinaitwe

12
Oct

James Kassaga Arinaitwe

James‘s passion lies in global health equity,  youth education, and social justice, having worked with the Carter Center and BRAC. He served as a Global Health Corps 2012-13 fellow, working as a program assistant for the poverty alleviation NGO Single Stop in New York City. James was the School Partnerships Manager for Educate!, an NGO based in Kampala that partners with the Ugandan Ministry of Education to change Uganda’s education system through youth leadership and entrepreneurship. Currently James is a 2014-15 Acumen Global Fellow,  placed at LabourNet in Bangalore, a social enterprise that provides holistic employment solutions to youth and unemployed Indian workforce through vocational training, on the job upward skilling as well as entrepreneurship opportunities.  James is currently leveraging the knowledge, skills and networks from his Acumen fellowship  to co-found Teach for Uganda (TFU). Modeled after Teach for America,  TFU will create a movement of young Ugadan education leaders who will solve education inequity in the country.