Mr. Guma is a development professional, business leader and social Entrepreneur with over twenty years in designing and implementing programs in the Republic of Uganda. To his close friends and business associates, Mr. Guma is simply known as Lucky, a name given to him by his father
Lucky was born in Mbarara municipality hailing from Kabwohe Town, Sheema County, Bushenyi District which is located in the southwest of Uganda.
Lucky has dedicated many years to educating himself including but not limited to:
- Nganwa Junior for primary education,
- Nganwa High School for O’ Level,
- Mbarara High School for A ‘level,
- Between 1996 and 2000, he studied at Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo (UPK) and graduated with Technical Teacher Education Diploma,
- Between 2003 and 2007, he studied Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Engineering
from Makerere University, and
- Masters in Management studies (Project Planning and Management) from Uganda Management Institute.
Lucky started his career as a technical instructor, teacher at Mbarara Army Kadogo Polytechnic, in Mbarara District, South Western Uganda between 2001 and 2003. In 2006, he founded Good Care and Family Support (GCFS) a community based organization supporting orphans and other vulnerable children as a result of adverse impact of HIV/AIDS. Under his leadership, Good Care and Family Support (GCFS) was later
transformed to Goodcare Uganda Foundation, a national NGO proving education, livelihoods, healthcare and relief services across Uganda.
At Goodcare Uganda Foundation, Lucky has provided leadership in implementing various donor funded projects such as USAID funded “Scaling up household based response for Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) in Southwestern Uganda also known as “Empower Project funded by the United States Government (USG) under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Other life changing projects managed by Lucky Guma Moses include “Strengthening pediatric AIDS and OVC service delivery linkages, network and referral Project” in partnership with Mayanja Memorial Hospital Foundation also funded by USAID, Improving the livelihoods of OVC and Scaling up Household Based OVC’s response in Ibanda district of South Western Uganda Project, The international Charity day in Uganda that raised funds and distributed 200,000 mama kits. He is currently leading a partnership with European based financiers to establish a highly specialized teaching hospital in Uganda.