Our Team
Building Tomorrow has offices in Indianapolis, Indiana in the U.S. and in Kampala, Uganda. Both are essential to our mission of providing quality education to students in East Africa: the U.S. office provides fundraising, technical, and managerial support to the team in Uganda that is focused on identifying communities in need of a school, constructing our schools, and working with the community to manage and support the school after opening.
U.S. Team
George Srour
Founder & Chief Dreamer
George Srour, 33, is the Founder and Chief Dreamer of Building Tomorrow, Inc. (BT). Srour attended the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA, where he graduated in 2005 with a major in Government and International Relations. Upon graduation, Srour was awarded the James Monroe Prize for Civic Leadership and the inaugural William E. Simon Fellowship for Noble Purpose. Using both awards, Srour started BT from an unused room in his parents’ house in the fall of 2005.

Under Srour’s leadership, Building Tomorrow has constructed classroom space for over 10,000 children in Uganda while engaging a college-based chapter network of students at over 25 universities across the United States. Srour has been recognized for his work in the field of social entrepreneurship by being named an Echoing Green Fellow (’07), a member of the GOOD 100 (’13) and added to the Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 list for social entrepreneurs (’13).
Alan Bobbett
Director of Operations
A veteran of both Central Indiana and the international development space, Alan Bobbett joins the Building Tomorrow team after several stints with organizations big and small. For nearly 13 years, Alan served as founder and director of the Hebron Center, a residential addictions facility for men just outside of Bloomington, IN. While leading Hebron, Alan was voted Counselor of the Year in 2010 and later helped the center become a part of Wheeler Mission Ministries.

In 2012, Alan returned to his native Niger to serve as Country Director for Samaritan’s Purse. Alan assumed responsibilities with the country office receiving approximately $1.7m USD in grant funding. In his three and a half years, Alan oversaw major expansion, growing the annual giving to the office to over $8m USD annually. Alan managed a staff of over 200 and helped to implement funding from donors such as USAID, WFP and more.

Since November 2015, Alan has been working in Monrovia, Liberia as Country Director for Building Markets, an organization committed to connecting entrepreneurs, creating jobs and sustaining peace in the rebuilding country.

Alan became Building Tomorrow’s Director of Operations in August 2016 and is responsible for the implementation of the organization’s programming, finances and team development.
Kate White
Millenial Motivator
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Eric Smolen
Digital Coordinator
Originally from Warsaw, Indiana, Eric relocated to Indianapolis to join the Building Tomorrow team as Digital Coordinator in July 2015. He graduated in May 2015 from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business with a Bachelor of Science in Business degree with concentrations in Marketing and International Business. This is Eric’s first job experience in the non-profit arena, and he is eager to combine his interest in digital and social media marketing with a desire to make a difference in the world. His passion for impacting young lives was found through various volunteer work with children during college, including organizing an elementary school role model program and coaching youth basketball, and he is excited to share BT’s commitment to improving youth education in Africa.
Uganda Team
Joseph Kaliisa
Country Director
Joseph Kaliisa Bagambaki holds a Bachelors of Business and Administration and a Diploma for social work and project management & administration. He has both managerial/financial and project implementation skills and is experienced in sustainable grass roots programs. Driven by ambition, he has a passion to work for vulnerable women and children; he is a human rights activist. Joesph is currently the Country Director for BT in Uganda.
Robert Sekadde
Fellows Program Manager, M&E Officer
Robert Sekadde joined BT’s Uganda team in late 2013 and currently serves as Program Manager for the BT Fellows Program+ Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. Robert has extensive experience over 9 years in child rights activities, with 8 years specifically engaged in education rights promotion. Robert attained a Master’s degree in Human Rights and holds Bachelors in Social Work and Social Administration, along with other certifications. Robert has just attained a graduate certificate in Disaster Resilience Leadership. Professionally, Robert has influenced programming at organizational and government/policy levels, participated in the development f the National Strategic Program Plan for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) in Uganda, as well as the Vulnerability Index, among others, and has represented organization at both international and national decision making forums.
Africano Byarugaba S.
Program Manager
Working with BT as a program Manager in Uganda and facilitates needs assessment for out of school children at community level. Works with communities to do participatory planning, promotes development of strategic partnership and conducts research for tier 1 and 2 for statistical data with numbers of vulnerable children in hard to reach areas.

Africano has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social sciences from Makerere University (Economics and Social Administration) and a postgraduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management (PGDPPM) from Uganda Management Institute.

Africano has vast experience working with communities, Community Based Organisations and NGOs in Governance, Capacity Building, HIV/AIDS prevention, Organizational Development, capacity assessment, projects design, proposal writing, Strategic Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation and carrying out research including needs assessment using PRA methodologies with community based and managed projects.
Talent Turyahabwe Ashaba
Human Resources & Finance Manager
Talent Turyahabwe Ashaba joined Building Tomorrow Uganda Team in March 2015 as the Manager, Human Resources & Finance. Talent is responsible for overall financial management of Building Tomorrow Uganda, its financial reporting and transparency, and for multiple corporate functions including Controller and Treasury, Tax Compliance and long-range planning, policy development, capacity building, and potential building. She also guides the Human Resource Function of the organization.

Talent has extensive Human Resources and financial Management experience in both the commercial Business and Non-Profit organization field. Talent was formerly HR & Finance Officer at Xtrim Casting Uganda Majorly Managing Payables, Company budgets for different projects, Tax compliance issues and also development of HR & Financial Policies and procedures. Prior to that she was Finance and Administration Manager at Kampala Evangelical School of Theology where she was overseeing Human Resource and Finance Functions of the Organization, Donor funding management and reporting. Prior to that she was the Project administrator for All Saints’ Cathedral Building Project. Talent’s Trainings range from Human resources Management Postgraduate Diploma, Public Accountancy of Uganda Certification Administrative Law, and Bachelors of Economics.
Jjethro Kazungu Benedict
Education Support Officer
Jjethro Joined Building Tomorrow Uganda in February 2016 as Education Support Officer. Before joining building tomorrow, he was the Head Teacher and at the same time Director of Blessed High School- Lubwama, Nakaseke district. He had been a classroom teacher for 10 years, acted as a housemaster at St. Denis Kijaguzo S.S.S, Coordinated all the teachers of Luganda in Nakaseke district and monitored its teaching at primary level. Being a teacher, Jjethro feels should be part of the team that is charged with the duty of providing accessible and affordable education to the un-privileged children of Africa. Jjethro holds a bachelor of arts with Education from Makerere University.
Doreen Namugenyi
Needs Assessment Officer
Doreen Joined Building Tomorrow Uganda Team in 2011, MS. Doreen Namugenyi holds a bachelor of social work and social sciences (MUK). she has experience and training in psycho-social skills, adolescent sexual and reproductive health rights together with customer care public relations and client retention skills. She has done philanthropic work for women and children especially those victims of the great civil war in northern Uganda rehabilitating them in social life. She is also a human rights activist and has worked closely with various institutions like Uganda police and human rights alert in restoration of women and children’s rights. Doreen currently is involved in the Education transformation of Uganda particularly in underserved communities through social research and analysis.
Ronah Mukasa
Logistics and Admin Officer - Fellows Program
Ronah Joined Building Tomorrow Uganda in February 2015, Before joining Building Tomorrow, She trained with Naguru Teenage Information and Health Centre as an intern with major interest in health and delivery of Social Services through distributing straight talk booklets, condoms and counseling teenagers on sexually transmitted diseases She also worked with Simba Telecom Company as a customer care agent receiving and coordinating customer inquiries and complaints. In 2014, she worked with Rosebud limited as an office administrator. Currently, she works with Building Tomorrow Uganda. A strong advocate for promoting and enhancing access to quality education for all children particularly in underserved communities. Holds a bachelors’ degree of Arts in Social Sciences from Makerere University.
Regina Ntongo
Architect in Residence
Regina was born and raised in Uganda. She left Uganda for the USA in 2006 and she received her degree in Architecture after attending Diablo Valley College and the University of California, Berkeley. Regina first heard of Building Tomorrow from her 4th year Architecture professor at UC Berkeley. With a strong desire to make a positive change and impact in her home country, she immediately joined BT’s cause in 2010. With great experience, after working as an intern architect for SDG Architects Inc. in Brentwood California, she moved back to Uganda in 2015 to lead BT’s construction team as (Junior) Architect In Residence. Together with district engineers, architects, CDOs, and community members, she ensures that school designs and plans meet the maximum required national school construction standards and approvals pre and post construction. With constant construction site supervision, BT is able to achieve its goal of providing a safe, comfortable learning environment for children in remote rural East Africa.
Harriet Kezaabu
Program Implementation Manager - Fellows
Harriet is a development practitioner with over nine years of experience in the nonprofit sector. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences and a Master’s degree in Development Studies. Harriet possesses managerial, supervisory and leadership skills. She has experience working with under-served children, Youth and women/girls’ programs. Harriet is a returning Atlas Corps Fellow and is excited to join BT team.
Henry Katongole
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James Ngobi
Community Development Officer
James joined Building Tomorrow Uganda in June 2015. Before joining Building Tomorrow Uganda, James worked with Integrated Rural Development Initiatives (IRDI) as a stores manager and crop finance Officer. He is self-driven, a team leader, innovative, creative and possess a strong ability to solve problems. He has training in Business Administration at a diploma level and a certificate in computer studies both from Makerere University Business School.
Willy Oliso
Community Development Officer
Oliso Willy has been working with Building Tomorrow Uganda as a Community Development Officer since 2015. Before Joining Building Tomorrow Uganda, Willy worked as a procurement assistant with Theatre Labonita. He has over 3 years work experience in community development, implementation and project management, and company procurement and logistics. Willy holds a Bachelors of Arts in Economics from Kyambogo University and attended certificate trainings in Entrepreneurship and Guidance and Counselling from Enterprise Uganda.
Allan Kamoga
Community Development Officer
Allan joined Building Tomorrow Uganda as a Community Development Officer (CDO) in 2013. Before joining Building Tomorrow, Allan worked with TNSrmsE.A LTD, formerly known as Research International as a Quality Control Clerk (QCC) in research. Kamoga Allan holds an Advanced Diploma in Business Management from the Association of Business Managers and Administrators (ABMA).
Emoit Julius Omeke
Community Development Officer
Julius pursued a diploma in Agricultural Engineering and Mechanization from Busitema National College, now known as Busitema University, and is currently working as a community development officer with Building Tomorrow Uganda. His main objective in life is to be a self-reliant and self-sustainable citizen with right leadership, entrepreneurial and intellectual skills that march the changing world today.

He is spiritually and morally brought up to be aware of the challenges of duty in various fields, so he has the conviction that he can measure up to the expectations of any organization and serve as a good citizen of his country and any country in world. As CDO, he is well aware of the challenges of duty, but most important is to provide lasting solutions to these challenges and ensure that they are solved in time.
William Bulungu
Community Development Officer
William joined Building Tomorrow Uganda in 2012 and has worked with several different communities to date. Prior to joining Building Tomorrow, William worked as a Librarian at Kabaale Sanje Senior secondary school, and as a School Computer Instructor in Kabaale Sanje Senior Secondary school in Rakia. William’s training is in computer repairs and maintenance & networking, and attained a diploma level from Datamine Technical Business School.
Fred Kijogwa
Community Development Officer
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Geoffrey Okuchu
Community Development Officer
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Godfrey Kisolo
Community Development Officer
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Jjumba Cyprian
Community Development Officer
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Vincent Luboobi
Community Development Officer
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