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Joshua Kakala

Joshua Kakala

YEP period 2021 - 2023, batch 24

Young Expert at Aidenvironment - Uganda

YEP Role

I work as the Engineering assistant and I am responsible for activities of water resources mapping, setting up soil and water conservation measures, design and construction structures (rainwater harvesting tanks, biogas plants), data collection, reporting, and resource mobilization



  • Water resources modeling using ArcSWAT, EPANET, HecRAS, HecHMS, ModFlow
  • Designing using Computer-Aided design (AutoCAD, ArchiCAD),
  • Mapping using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), JOSM, and GPS
  • Setting up data collection tools using Kobo Toolbox
  • Computer skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint



  • Nationality: Ugandan
  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Water Resources Engineering


Experience before YEP

2016: Intern at National Water and Sewerage Corporation, Uganda

2016: Intern at Joadah Consults, Uganda

2016 – 2018: Volunteer at Humanitarian Open Street Map Team

2014: Volunteer at Global Health Uganda

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Organisation: Aidenvironment
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