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JKUAT & JICA to Partner with Makerere

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A delegation from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) visited Makerere University on Tuesday 5th July 2022. The delegation was led by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs (DVCAA), Prof. Robert Kinyua who was accompanied by Prof. Daniel Sila, the Dean School of Food and Nutrition Sciences, Prof. Stephen Kimani, an Associate Professor in School of Computing and Information Technology; Associate Professor Shohei Aoki (JICA expert) from the Department of Mechatronics Engineering and Ms. Mai Toda Nakano, the JICA Project Coordinator/Higher Education and Research Institution Network based at JKUAT.

The visitors were received by the Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor Finance and Administration (DVCFA) Prof. Henry Alinaitwe who was represented by Prof. Tonny Oyana, the Principal College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS). The Director, Directorate of Research and Gradate Training, Prof. Mukadasi Buyinza gave a brief on Makerere University, highlighting that the institution is celebrating 100 years of existence this year.

“Currently, we have a student population of approximately 40,000; 32,000 undergraduate and 8,000 postgraduate. Unlike previous intakes, the number of postgraduate students admitted has increased as Makerere is now working towards becoming a research-led university, cognizant that it is these students who drive the research agenda. We now graduate about 100 PhDs every year and all disciplines are represented. Makerere has about 1,500 academic staff of whom 80% have PhDs” remarked Prof. Buyinza.

The visiting DVCAA Prof. Kinyua thanked the hosts for the warm welcome and informed the DVCFA that they were here to work together with Makerere University with support from JICA through the project Africa-ai-Japan, which is based at their university. JKUAT had done a lot of research with other universities and organizations. Established in 1994, JKUAT currently has 5 Colleges with the core mandate of training in Agriculture and Engineering. JKUAT has a student population of 3,500 and 1,000 teaching staff with 200 part-time staff.

JKUAT houses the Pan African University, Institute of Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI) which is a hub for education and research in Science, Technology and Innovation through collaboration with communities, industries and higher education institutions in Africa.

Ms. Mai Toda informed the hosts that the Africa-ai-Japan project was founded on four pillars namely; 1) Capacity Development through skills development and trainings 2) Enhancement of the Research environment with modernization of equipments for research 3) Dissemination of research outputs through seminars and conferences and 4) international linkages. JICA supports wholesome prototype development that entails modeling, design and prototyping.

L-R: Ms. Mai Toda Nakano, Prof. Stephen Kimani, Ag. DVCFA-Prof. Tonny Oyana, Head of the JKUAT-JICA delegation-Prof. Robert Kinyua, Prof. Mukadasi Buyinza, Prof. Daniel Sila, Associate Professor Shohei Aoki and Ms. Martha Muwanguzi pose for a photo in the DVCFA’s Office during the visit on 5th July 2022 in the Frank Kalimuzo Central Teaching Facility, Makerere University.
L-R: Ms. Mai Toda Nakano, Prof. Stephen Kimani, Ag. DVCFA-Prof. Tonny Oyana, Head of the JKUAT-JICA delegation-Prof. Robert Kinyua, Prof. Mukadasi Buyinza, Prof. Daniel Sila, Associate Professor Shohei Aoki and Ms. Martha Muwanguzi pose for a photo in the DVCFA’s Office during the visit on 5th July 2022 in the Frank Kalimuzo Central Teaching Facility, Makerere University.

JICA is supporting JKUAT and PAUSTI through employing modern technologies in developing African indigenous knowledge and wisdom into products and services. Linkages are important when it comes to exchange of experts from other universities. Prof Sili the Dean School of Food Technology at JKUAT informed the hosts that his School started an International Masters in Food Science and is already working with Dr. Abel Atukwase, the Dean School of Food Technology, Nutrition and Bioengineering, Makerere University.

Prof. Kimani informed the hosts that his School of Computing was working with Dr. Engineer Bainomugisha from CoCIS in the area of Information Technology (IT) and would like to expand and strengthen this collaboration.

Dr. Shohei Aoki said that Africa-ai-Japan project was in Phase Two 2020-2025 and during this phase, they seek to have more interdisciplinary collaborations with other institutions and build synergies in the science, technology and innovations, hence the visit to Makerere, a premier university in the region. Through the project, JICA offers scholarships to staff to do PhDs in Japan and also provides state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment. Prof Kinyua emphasized the need to widen the network and share infrastructure and resources for the benefit of both institutions. He proposed that activities such as joint application for funding for research grants and infrastructure be undertaken.

Makerere is well endowed and rich in all disciplines. The University is investing more in research to build capacity to solve national and regional problems. Over the last two decades, Makerere has been involved with the Swedish government in the area of capacity building where students and staff have received support to do Masters and PhDs through the Swedish International Cooperation Agency –SIDA.

The Acting DVCFA, Prof. Oyana expressed his excitement at the prospect of a tripartite collaboration with JICA and JKUAT. He concluded that the way forward would be to initiate a Memorandum of Understanding outlining how the three parties would work together; defining the roles of each party in the agreement, areas of collaboration and the time frame within which to collaborate. He proposed that signing of the tripartite agreement be undertaken as part of the climax of Makerere‘s year-long centenary celebrations scheduled for October 2022. Implementation would then commence after October.

Writer:  Martha Muwanguzi, Head-Mak International Office

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Reappointment of Professor Barnabas Nawangwe as Vice Chancellor of Mak

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An older photo of the Main Building, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda as seen from across the Freedom Square. Date taken: 22nd October 2012.

12th August 2022

All Staff and Students
MAKERERE UNIVERSITY

RE: REAPPOINTMENT OF PROFESSOR BARNABAS NAWANGWE AS VICE CHANCELLOR OF MAKERERE UNIVERSITY

Following the provisions of Section 31(4) of the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001 (as amended), and on the recommendation of the University Council, the Chancellor has reappointed Professor Barnabas Nawangwe for a second five-year term as Vice Chancellor of Makerere University with immediate effect.

We express our deepest gratitude to the Chancellor and the University Council for recognising Professor Nawangwe’s distinguished service and granting him the opportunity to serve another term as we celebrate 100 years.

The University community congratulates Professor Nawangwe on this appointment and guarantees continued collaboration and support as Makerere University enters a new century of service to humanity.

Yours faithfully,

Yusuf Kiranda
UNIVERSITY SECRETARY

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MakSPH Celebrates Professor Bazeyo at 28 years of service

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Professor William Bazeyo (4th L) cuts cake alongside the Chair Council-Mrs. Lorna Magara (3rd L), Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (3rd R), his family, CHS and MakSPH leadership on 9th August 2022.

After an illustrious 28-year career, Makerere University School of Public Health’s Former Dean Dr. William Bazeyo officially retired from university service.

Dr. Bazeyo, a Professor of Occupational Medicine walked onto Makerere University in August 1993 after being appointed as a Lecturer of Occupational Health at the School of Public Health.

At a Dinner organised by the Makerere University School of Public Health’s Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health held on Tuesday August 9 at Skyz Hotel, Kampala, Makerere University Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe said Professor Bazeyo has selflessly served and made “incredible contributions” to the century old institution and the country.

“Professor Bazeyo is one of the very few Ugandans with whom I have had a lot of pleasure to work with. He is one of the very few people who genuinely loves their country. He is a true patriot. One of the things I found pleasure in working with Prof. Bazeyo is he is very open,” said Prof. Nawangwe.

Makerere University Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe speaks to the audience at MakSPH Dinner to bid farewell to Prof. Bazeyo.
Makerere University Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe speaks to the audience at MakSPH Dinner to bid farewell to Prof. Bazeyo.

He adds that Professor Bazeyo was a true asset attesting to his leadership abilities during the time he worked as Deputy Vice Chancellor, Finance and Administration.

“In that very short time that we worked together, we gained so much as Makerere University. We did so many things that had failed Makerere University in over 30 years. One time he told me I never take a no for an answer. Every assignment he goes on, he comes with an answer,” Prof. Nawangwe.

Prof. Bazeyo (R) holds up his plaque as L-R: Prof. Rhoda Wanyenze, Assoc. Prof. John C. Ssempebwa and Assoc. Prof. Esther Buregyeya witness.
Prof. Bazeyo (R) holds up his plaque as L-R: Prof. Rhoda Wanyenze, Assoc. Prof. John C. Ssempebwa and Assoc. Prof. Esther Buregyeya witness.

Among some of the achievements credited to Professor Bazeyo according to the Vice Chancellor was his great negotiation skills with government and several stakeholders that saw reduction of a long-standing debt from Ugx120bn to now less than Ugx.10bn.

The vice chancellor also urged staff to emulate Professor Bazeyo by having a positive attitude.

Makerere University Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe shakes hands with Prof Bazeyo at MakSPH Dinner to bid him farewell.
Makerere University Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe shakes hands with Prof Bazeyo at MakSPH Dinner to bid him farewell.

“He [Prof. Bazeyo] has demonstrated how much he loved Makerere University. Even when he left, he still comes and offers guidance. Thank you very much for having that kind of heart. It is very important to have a positive attitude to serve humanity,” Prof. Nawangwe.

Mrs. Lorna Magara, the Makerere University Council Chairperson described Bazeyo as a “larger-than-life” figure with a kind and generous heart.

“On this day Professor Bazeyo we celebrate the man you are. We thank God for who He has made you to be. God packages us uniquely. Just hearing the impact, you have had on so many lives, we thank you!” Mrs. Lorna Magara said.

Mrs. Lorna Magara, the Makerere University Council Chairperson.
Mrs. Lorna Magara, the Makerere University Council Chairperson.

She further praised Prof. Bazeyo for being a down-to-earth person citing that that he easily identifies with ordinary people irrespective of his status in society.

“Professor dines with the rich and the top of the tops but he will know the name of the person who is at the door. He will know the lady in the kitchen. Thank you for a large heart and for knowing even those that are faceless,” says Mrs. Magara.

Mrs. Lorna Magara, the Makerere University Council Chairperson congratulates Bazeyo on his contribution to Makerere University as VC Prof. Nawangwe looks on.
Mrs. Lorna Magara, the Makerere University Council Chairperson congratulates Bazeyo on his contribution to Makerere University as VC Prof. Nawangwe looks on.

On her part, Dean, Prof. Wanyenze hailed Prof. Bazeyo for his significant contribution to Makerere University and particularly the School of Public Health.

“If you had not done your part, we couldn’t be where we are today. I picked on from you and everything you left I was able to move on with it because I was building on a strong foundation. I hope you will continue to support us,” said Prof. Wanyenze.  

Dean, Prof. Rhoda Wanyenze speaking at the ceremony on Tuesday.
Dean, Prof. Rhoda Wanyenze speaking at the ceremony on Tuesday.

She emphasized that the School of Public Health has been privileged with successive strong and progressive leadership that has continued support the School even when they leave. She thanked the previous leadership of the School including Prof. David Serwadda, Prof. Fred Wabwire-Mangen, Prof. Kakitahi, Prof. Bukenya, Prof. Namboze, among others for their incredible leadership.

“People who have been part of MakSPH are always a part of us—please keep with us. We pray for excellent health for you and for a peaceful retirement.” Prof. Wanyenze said.

L-R: Professor Charles Ibingira, former Principal of Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Prof. Rhoda Wanyenze, Dean School of Public Health, Professor William Bazeyo and Deputy Principal Prof Kajja Isaac.
L-R: Professor Charles Ibingira, former Principal of Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Prof. Rhoda Wanyenze, Dean School of Public Health, Professor William Bazeyo and Deputy Principal Prof Kajja Isaac.

Representing the Principal, Professor Isaac Kajja, the Deputy Principal of the Makerere University College of Health Sciences urged the School of Public Health not to lose a person of Prof. Bazeyo’s stature.

Prof. Kajja praised Professor Bazeyo for his kindness and his passion for farming.

“I briefly interacted with Prof. Bazeyo as a Student in my 4th year medical school. But he left something to us. He was kind to us and I remembered how kind you are until I started working with you. Indeed, what these people from School of Public Health have said is right. He is a very kind gentleman. Sincerely that kindness, you will not go away. Even if you try to leave Makerere, with that kindness I know you will come back,” Prof. Kajja said.

Professor Isaac Kajja, the Deputy Principal of the Makerere University College of Health Sciences speaks at the Dinner. 
Professor Isaac Kajja, the Deputy Principal of the Makerere University College of Health Sciences speaks at the Dinner. 

He also requested Prof. Bazeyo to continue working and support the School of Public Health and the entire College of Health Sciences.

Prof. Kajja equated the gesture of thanking its staff and those retiring to his former Mentor’s advice the late Church of Uganda Archbishop Dr. Livingstone Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo who preached about thanking people always.

“It is extremely important to thank people in a timely manner. Immediately thank people when they are still available. That is what I learnt from Archbishop Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo. Why am I saying this? Professor Rhoda Wanyenze and your team, thank you for thanking Professor Bazeyo in a timely manner. When I also leave, the office of the Deputy Principal please thank me. Organize a thank you for me. Don’t wait to thank somebody when we are burying him. Let us develop a culture of thanking people when they are still alive,” Prof. Isaac Kajja appealed.

Professor Bazeyo has been instrumental in fundraising for the new building for MakSPH. Prof. Rhoda Wanyenze revealed at the function that she inherited approximately 1.9bn Uganda shillings from Prof. Bazeyo for construction of the MakSPH building at his handover. She says this money has now increased to more than 12 billion shillings, thanking Bazeyo and the former leadership for having the School at heart.

 What staff say about Bazeyo

Prof. David Serwadda, a former Dean of MakSPH says the School has for long dreamed of having a spacious home. “Infrastructure was always on everybody’s mind right from Prof. Gilbert Bukenya’s time through to Prof. Wabwire’s time and to date. Dr. William was very proactive in building and going through various stages of designs and also fundraising for the School.”

Prof. Serwadda says Dr. William Bazeyo was his successor as the Head of Department of Disease Control, his Deputy Dean as well as Dean.

“The School of Public Health has been lucky. Every leader that has come on as far as I can remember builds on the previous leaders’ achievement and the School of Public Health is where it is now because of contribution from each of the previous leadership. Professor Bazeyo definitely did build on,” says Prof. Serwadda.

Associate Prof. John C. Ssempebwa, a former Head of Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health congratulated Professor Bazeyo on his retirement and cited that Department had benefited greatly from his contribution.

“It was an honor to work with a person who was committed to the success of their co-workers. I have learnt a lot from working with you over the years. I do remember when you used to come to our offices mainly in the mornings to check on us how we are doing socially but also professionally. We really loved that and it encouraged us,” Dr. Ssempebwa said.

Associate Prof. John C. Ssempebwa, a former Head of Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health (Standing) with Prof. Elizeus Rutebemberwa (Right).
Associate Prof. John C. Ssempebwa, a former Head of Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health (Standing) with Prof. Elizeus Rutebemberwa (Right).

Associate Prof. Esther Buregyeya, the Head of Disease Control and Environmental Health Department just like Professor David Guwatudde hailed Bazeyo for his great lobbying skills that have seen the Department, School and University benefit immensely from the networks.

“As you usually say, I negotiate till I get YES for an answer, indeed Professor Bazeyo that is what you are,” said Dr. Buregyeya.

Associate Prof. Esther Buregyeya, the Head of Disease Control and Environmental Health Department in a photo moment with Prof. Bazeyo. 
Associate Prof. Esther Buregyeya, the Head of Disease Control and Environmental Health Department in a photo moment with Prof. Bazeyo. 

According to Dr. Lynn Atuyambe, an Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Professor Bazeyo’s reign at MakSPH saw a log growth in the grant portfolio, academic growth and finance.

Mr. Amos Ashaba Dembe, the internal auditor at MakSPH hailed Prof. Bazeyo for his availability to offer quick solutions and being able to network the School in the entire Makerere and across the various government institutions.

“He would have right and valid contacts at any one time you approached him with a challenge. Sometimes when we are implementing the researches that we manage, you may get stuck either because of policy gaps but whenever you would call on Prof. Bazeyo, he would have the right contacts,” said Ashaba Dembe.

Mr. Amos Ashaba Dembe, the internal auditor at MakSPH pose for a photo with Prof. Bazeyo.
Mr. Amos Ashaba Dembe, the internal auditor at MakSPH pose for a photo with Prof. Bazeyo.

Dr. Fredrick Edward Makumbi, Associate Professor and former Deputy Dean thanked Bazeyo who through his ambitious targets nurtured and saw the establishment of the Staff SACCO which he said had benefited several staff.

In equal measure, Ms. Enid Kemari said; “I think this Sacco has not left us the same. Most staff who have joined this SACCO, their financial status has improved. We have been able to save, but also do some investments which I think is very good.”

Professor Christopher Garimoi Orach praised Prof. Bazeyo for being a result-oriented person; “Apart from fighting for what he believes in very firmly, William is a doer and focused on results. It is really very pleasant to work with him.”

Dr. Elizeus Rutebemberwa, Professor and Deputy Dean MakSPH says he learnt a lot during his time at the helm of the School as someone that wished to see everyone contribute.

“He once narrated how he went to China and visited a factory. In the evening as workers were leaving, each would say, I have been a contribution. And to me, the take home message was every day, one comes to work, one should not just take tea and breathe air but be a contribution to solving challenges facing our country,” Prof. Rutebemberwa.

Professor Bazeyo speaks out

Prof. William Bazeyo thanked Makerere University for the opportunity to serve the nation.
Prof. William Bazeyo thanked Makerere University for the opportunity to serve the nation.

While delivering his remarks, Prof. William Bazeyo thanked Makerere University for the opportunity to serve the nation. He also urged all university staff to always leave a trail in all their work so that they are remembered for their good deeds.

“I want to thank God for this time. I listened to the memory lane and I have listened to what a lot of people have said and it brings me a lot of memories. I want to thank God again for our institution. That you come into an institution, it nurtures you. When the Vice Chancellor talks about these negotiations, meeting donors and so on. Not that you go and say I must! But you have that inside power that it is not yours,” Prof. Bazeyo highlighted.

 “It is what you decide to be that you become. I want to thank the university management and council for approving the Master of Environmental and Occupational Health which I for long has been passionate about. If I was allowed, I would come and give some introductory lectures.

I want to thank the university for nurturing me and accepting me. I am not very simple. Some of you know. As they said I don’t take no as an answer and I don’t believe in failure. And I don’t believe that we can’t do a lot. I thank the University for having been patient with me, especially the Vice Chancellor for accepting me to be his Deputy,” Bazeyo says. 

Professor William Bazeyo.
Professor William Bazeyo.

He thanked the School of Public Health, his mother Department for nurturing him and equally urged the staff to build networks.

“Professor Rhoda said money or resources do not make everything. Indeed, they don’t. Because all those things come from partnerships and friends. If you don’t have them, you have nothing. She has told us the partnerships that the School has, and that is why the School is ranked high. Let your address be that that means something to communities, humanity, to donors and to other institutions,” Prof. Bazeyo.

Prof. William Bazeyo poses for a photo with staff at MakSPH.
Prof. William Bazeyo poses for a photo with staff at MakSPH.

Professor Bazeyo apologized for errors and mistakes that he could have made while at Makerere University and asked for forgiveness from those that were hurt by his actions.

“I want to sincerely apologize if in the time I was at the School, I could have offended you either in writing, talking­­­ Forgive me those whom I hurt,” Bazeyo remorsefully said.

L-R: Chairperson Makerere University Council Mrs. Lorna Magara, Professor William Bazeyo and Professor Rhoda Wanyenze, the Dean, MakSPH.
L-R: Chairperson Makerere University Council Mrs. Lorna Magara, Professor William Bazeyo and Professor Rhoda Wanyenze, the Dean, MakSPH.

About Bazeyo

Born on June 22nd, 1957, Professor Bazeyo clocked mandatory retirement age of Makerere University on September 22nd 2017 having joined the University in 1993. He was offered a post retirement contract for four years as a Professor, in the Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health running from June 2017 to June 2021.

In March 1998, Prof. Bazeyo was promoted to rank of Senior Lecturer, Makerere University and subsequently secured a promotion to the rank Associate Professor in 2011 and later Professor in 2015.

In September 2009, Professor Bazeyo was named Dean, a position he held until September 2017 when he handed over to the current Dean, Prof. Rhoda Wanyenze upon completion of his term of office.

Professor Bazeyo later rose through the university leadership ranks to become Deputy Vice Chancellor, Finance and Administration, Makerere University and later the Head, Grants Administration and Management Support Unit (GAMSU)

During his tenure in MakSPH, he served as the Head of Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health in 2003.

Prof. Bazeyo with some of the staff of MakSPH at the Dinner.
Prof. Bazeyo with some of the staff of MakSPH at the Dinner.

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Makerere University Launches the MakAdvance System

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The Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (R) launches the #MakAdvance System as the DVCAA-Prof. Umar Kakumba (2nd R), MakEF Board Chairperson-Prof. Margaret J. Kigozi (2nd L) and System Development Team Lead-Joshua Muhumuza (L) witness on 2nd August 2022, Frank Kalimuzo Central Teaching Facility, Makerere University.

Makerere University Endowment Fund on Tuesday, 2nd August, 2022 launched the MakAdvance System at the Frank Kalimuzo Central Teaching Facility. The system aims at not only automating and streamlining efforts by the University to raise funds towards different purposes and causes, but also building a digital and interactive alumni database.

The event was attended by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and a member of the Endowment Fund, Assoc. Prof. Umar Kakumba, the Chairperson of the Board of the Makerere University Endowment Fund, Prof. Margaret J. Kigozi and many other people from the university administration and media houses.

Prof. Nawangwe using the MakAdvance System to donate to the Makerere Endowment Fund during the launch
Prof. Nawangwe using the MakAdvance System to donate to the Makerere Endowment Fund during the launch

The university intends to engage its many alumni and members of the extended Makerere community to give back to their alma mater and participate in building Makerere for the next hundred years as it celebrates its first centennial anniversary.

Speaking at the event, Prof. Nawangwe highlighted that one of the causes that will be supported by the MakAdvance system is the scholarship scheme. 

“We are introducing scholarships for minorities in Uganda. We have some groups in Uganda where none of the members has ever accessed university education,” he said. 

The scholarship program will benefit from the resource envelope which will have been mobilised through this new system.

He also emphasised that the activities of the Makerere University Endowment Fund were not new, having their origin in the 1930s when a group of former Makerere teachers living in Britain decided to set up the fund for Makerere University.

Prof. Umar Kakumba (R) shares a light moment with Prof. Margaret Kigozi (L) at the event.
Prof. Umar Kakumba (R) shares a light moment with Prof. Margaret Kigozi (L) at the event.

With real-time updates on events and projects going on at the University, the MakAdvance system has been purposed to improve the relaying of information to stakeholders and consequently the mobilisation of the requisite resources for ongoing projects in the university.

Prof. Umar Kakumba intimated on the necessity and importance of the endowment fund.

“All higher institutions worth their names across the globe heavily thrive on endowments. So this is an opportunity for Makerere to redeem its endowment and I am confident that the MakAdvance system will play a vital role,” he said.

Makerere University Top Administration together with the team that developed the MakAdvance System.
Makerere University Top Administration together with the team that developed the MakAdvance System.

Dr. Margaret Kigozi appealed to all alumni to participate in this endeavour. She intimated that this was an opportunity for them all to give back to the university that has impacted their lives. “Your endowment fund is moving, let your former classmates know about this, if your name is not in the database, let us know,” she added. 

The system is going to cover the alumni and stakeholder management and profiling by managing the information through registering the alumni, enrolling different alumni chapters, allowing different alumni societies to register and listing a full alumni directory. As of this moment, information of over 300,000 alumni has been obtained. 

With regards to donations to the university from the alumni and public at large, it will also cover Payment Management and Donor Ranking. The former option provides convenient payment options for soliciting donations towards the different causes in the university whereas the latter recognizes donors in different categories based on the amounts they donate.  

It will also be useful in organising the activities taking place at Makerere through its Cause Management option which will distinguish between those that are time sensitive and those that are long term. The Events and Webinar Management option will also facilitate these efforts.

Makerere University members of administration and journalists present at the event.
Makerere University members of administration and journalists present at the event.

Communications of the MakAdvance system will be coordinated by the Dashboard, Social Media Management and Fund Profiling options which will enable the administration of information in the system and the generation of reports on the ongoing activities.

Finally, it will also provide access to the university Souvenir and Gift shop which has a number of memorabilia and University branded materials for sale to students, alumni and the general public. The Souvenir and Gift Shop has both an E-commerce and online presence and a physical address which is the ground floor of the Frank Kalimuzo Central Teaching Facility.

For more details about the MakAdvance System, visit https://endowment.mak.ac.ug 

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