“I love working with the community, especially solving their health problems, especially women.”Gumkit Ann Parlaker, Young Adult Innovator
This is one of the reasons that Gumkit gave as to why she is the most deserving young adult to be awarded a scholarship and to be selected to participate in our CPAR Uganda programme: “Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators against Poverty.”
Gumkit is of Acholi ancestry, from Kitgum District and is currently a student at Lira University. We are delighted to have her as part of the first cohort of our mentoring programme and we look forward to working with her and to contributing to enabling her to achieve her long term goals.
In turn, it is our expectation that through her, we at CPAR Uganda will contribute to achieving our vision and that people in her home area, Bobi Central Village in Kitgum-Matidi Sub-County in Cwaa East County, in Kitgum District in Northern Uganda, who come in contact with her will proactively work towards them living healthy and dignified lives during which their rights are respected.