Samuel Ekirapa

Finance Manager

Samuel joined DfGU in 2022 as the organization’s Finance Manager. He is responsible for finance management, financial reporting, risk and compliance, and ensuring value for money.

Samuel is an experienced financial analyst with a strong background in operational management and problem-solving. He has a well-organized managerial style, which enables him to effectively manage budgets and forecast financial outcomes. Samuel is also highly skilled in financial reporting and compliance requirements for EU grants, Global Fund, and USAID grants.

With seven years of work experience, including three years in direct NGO fund accounting, Samuel has a solid understanding of financial management in the nonprofit sector. He has held various positions, including Finance Manager at L’Arche Uganda and Senior Finance Officer at Community Health Alliance-Uganda.

Samuel holds an MBA in Accounting and Finance and a Bachelor's Degree of Arts in Economics and Entrepreneurship. He is also a Certified Professional Accountant fellow. 

Samuel lives in Kampala and loves football, making friends and traveling.