Namakula Alicia Mbalire


Namakula Alicia Mbalire





Namakula Alicia Mbalire is an alumnus of Makerere University, where she pursued a BSc in Biotechnology. She finds joy when involved in Humanitarian work. She is also passionate about topics on climate change mitigation, women empowerment, and food security. With the above in mind, she is a millennium fellow and a campus director of the Millennium Fellowship hub at Makerere University, class of 2018. During this period, she pioneered an on-campus project “Fuel the World” with peers. This aimed at training community women on how to make cooking briquettes from biodegradables which are an alternative to charcoal. This was to alleviate the rate of deforestation in her community. She is also the founder of “Women Income Network”, one of the winning ventures of the social venture challenge at the Baobab summit of 2021. This venture aims at increasing household income of female-headed households through maggot farming