Charles Masereka

YPARD Africa-UGANDA

BIOGRAPHY

I am highly skilled and experienced in Accounting, Leadership, Banking, Customer Service, E-banking, E-channels funds transfers, International money transfers, Risk and Compliance in the money transfers business.

A Certified Knowledge Manager for sustainable development, Masereka is a  passionate Farmer, Banker, Accountant, founder of YAFRA Uganda and Farm Digital TV with passion for agricultural development among the youth. A communications personnel for YPARD Uganda and contributor on various online media platforms writing on Agriculture, environment and youth affairs. Masereka is additionally a social entrepreneur nominated for the 2020 Top 40 under 40 Uganda awards. Masereka is passionate about ensuring that the much needed information required for the growth and development of the agriculture sector gets to the final users in the most convenient and efficient ways. Through Farm Digital TV, he engages with farmers who share their stories in a bid to encourage other people especially the youth to have a positive mindset towards agriculture. He is also working towards building a seamless knowledge gathering, dissemination and storage. Masereka looks up to building channels through which rural and smallholder farmers get all the right information they need to successfully run their agriculture projects.

I am a young Ugandan leader, presently serving as the supervisor for Money Transfer Services of Diamond Trust Bank, an agripreneur, Banker, Social Entrepreneur, Climate Activist. Team Leader of YAFRA Uganda, a social enterprise supporting and promoting climate action and agriculture among Youth, Communications Manager YPARD Uganda, Head of games and sports at Diamond Trust Bank-Uganda, a member of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), a nominee for the Africa Youth Awards 2016 (Social Entrepreneur of the year)/ 2017 (Youth Empowerment Award). I am a contributor on Uganda's top online magazine, Chimpreports.com, writing on youth, agriculture and climate issues. I am self-driven and believes in a change that impacts all members of the community.