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Okiria Gerald

Editorial Team Member & Coordinator, COSW Newsletter

Professional Ugandan Social Worker since 2015 from when he offered volunteer service at the National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU) as a Programs Office for two years after which he was later elected in 2017 as a board member of NASWU up to date. Currently he works with Compassion International – Uganda where he offers support to staff working with children and youth efforts aimed at releasing them from poverty. He has also served as the Young Carers Ambassador in East Africa under COSW since 2016 and has embraced new role (2021) to serve on the Editorial Team of Commonwealth Organization for Social Work (COSW). On the other hand, he is passionate about service, justice and family in the community and occasionally thus offers independent Social Work services to individuals who would wish to reunite with their families in the diaspora.