About Me

Norah Owaraga

Blogger, Writer, Editor, Conversation Moderator and Speaker


Owaraga holds a Master of Science in Development Management Degree from the Open University, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies from Queen Margret College (now University), Scotland.

Since April 2012, she is Managing Director of CPAR Uganda, a Ugandan non-profit organisation that was born out of the localisation in 2008 of the Uganda country programme of the Canadians Physicians for Aid and Relief (CPAR). CPAR is renowned for the great humanitarian assistance work that it did in Northern Uganda during the peak of the insurgency in the 1990s. CPAR Uganda hired Owaraga team leader to navigates its transition from being a relief aid organisation to a development organisation

Owaraga is Ugandan who belongs to the fifth largest first nation of Uganda, the Iteso. Her ancestral home is in Pallisa District, in Eastern Uganda. She is well traveled throughout Uganda; and has traveled for work in other parts Africa, Europe, the Americas and Asia.


Menstrual Hygiene Campaign
Advocating for period-friendly toilets for menstruating workforce in Uganda. Effective May, 2023

Welding Apprenticeships for Youth
Fundraising to equip an innovator with a welding workshop. Effective 2022.

Women Access Finance
Fundraising to establish a community loan fund, Effective 2022.

Get in touch

Owaraga is a thought leader and is available as a consultant on: qualitative empirical research; participatory action research; executive writing; and speaking . If you need qualitative data collected and analysed, publications authored, drafts edited, views presented, media content created, conversations and talk shows hosted do get in touch.

Upcoming EVENTS

CPAR Uganda Conversations: Let us talk menstrual hygiene on Menstrual Hygiene Day, 28th May 2023 

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