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Foundation for Inclusive Community Help (FICH)

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Skills Training

FICH is a community-based organization and grassroots initiative in Northern Uganda that empowers children, adolescent youth, and women in hard-to-reach communities focusing on education, livelihoods and community organizing to promote gender equality. FICH works with the population aged 3-35 to address their specific needs and support their overall development.

Emmy Zoomlamai

Founder & Executive Director

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Emmy Zoomlamai Okello, is the Executive Director of the Foundation for Inclusive Community Help (FICH) and highly goal-oriented leader dedicated to providing equal learning opportunities for children in rural and post-conflict communities. With a background in education and business studies and experience as an International Labour Organization’s SIYB Master trainer, he has influenced policy design and executed economic and social development programs. Trained by the BBC World Service in media business content creation, he leads with a human-centered program approach. Emmy's participation in initiatives such as Perennial leadership, Collaborative Learning Initiative (CLI), and the Step-Up program has transformed his life story. In his role as the Uganda Country Lead for RELI Africa, Emmy Zoomlamai assists and offers guidance to the RELI Uganda Country Chapter Leadership in executing its strategic plan, and he has recently been elected as a Co-Chair of the Uganda Peace Corps Advisory Committee 2025. His involvement in RELI, the Global Fund for Children's Partner Advisory Committee and CEO Cycle has allowed him to share his life experiences and learn from global leaders, in order to transform his organization and other community-based organizations in the education sector in Uganda and across Africa. Emmy is an active advocate for trust and flexible funding.

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