Josephine Bamanya, HCA Consultant – Josephine has a master’s degree in Rural Planning and Development from the University of Guelph, Canada and a Bachelor of Development Studies from Kyambogo University, Uganda. She is fluent in several languages including English, Swahili, Luganda, Lusoga, and Runyakitara.
Josephine joined HCA in mid-2019 as an Evaluation Consultant and she has worked on national and international project evaluations, capacity building initiatives in Results-Based Management, and strategic planning. Josephine is enriching the HCA team with her extensive experience in monitoring and evaluation, results-based management (RBM), performance-based contracting/financing (PBC/F), designing and implementing program evaluations, data collection (qualitative and quantitative), strategic planning and capacity building. Josephine is well versed in a variety of evaluation designs and methodologies, including, but not limited to, quasi-experimental, retrospective, and ethnography. She is well versed with a variety of sampling techniques including but not limited to, Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS), Community mapping and random sampling.
Josephine has also served with Samaritans’ Purse International as Team Lead for the baseline survey and needs assessment of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas; as Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant at the University of Guelph; and as a Monitoring and Evaluation officer at USAID – STRIDES for a Family Health project in Uganda. Josephine’s extensive work experience in Canada, the Bahamas, and Uganda give her a global perspective that can be applied to unique contexts.