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  1. 1. Curriculum Vitae: Ojijo Pascal c/o Senior Protections Officer, UNHCR Uganda, P.O Box 4929. Kampala• Phone: +256 701 100 059 ojijop@gmail.comPersonal ProfileI am a financial literacy & personal development speaker; performance poet; lawyer; researcher; trainer; socialentrepreneur; network marketer; spiritualist, (Practicing Open Religion); and author diversely published inreligion, poetry, law, history, politics, languages, financial literacy and financial investments, and personaldevelopment!As an entrepreneur, I invests in, and am the Founder & Principal Partner, Africa Legal Research & Consultancy,ALREC, a legal support services firm specializing in research, consultancy and training in Africa; Founder &Executive Chairman, BankIt (U) Ltd, a mobile savings solution company; and Founder & Executive Chairman, MyWealthy Lifestyle, the first ever network marketing company founded by an African, dealing in personaldevelopment and highly nutritive indigenous products.As a philanthropist, I support, and am the Founder & Team Leader of Regional Investor Education Centre,(InformedInvestors), a regional (East Africa) company promoting financial literacy and supporting investmentclubs; Co-Founder & Director, Know Your Culture Foundation, an organization promoting African cultures andhistory; and Founder & Director, Africans Helping Africans (AHA) Initiative, a global initiative to organize Africans tohelp fellow Africans through traveling to volunteer (voluntravel); promoting access to information fordevelopment (infodev); and promoting public speaking in institutions (Ongea Clubs).DetailsFamily Name: OjijoFirst Name: Pascal (Ogillo Mark)Date of Birth: 05-05-1983Nationality: KenyanCivil Status: Single, with one childEducation:Institution (Date from - Date to) Degree(s) obtained:2004-8: University of Nairobi -2010-2011: Makerere University Bachelors of Laws, LLBLanguage Skills:Language Reading Speaking WritingENGLISH Fluent Fluent FluentKISWAHILI Fluent Fluent FluentLUO Fluent Fluent FluentOther Skills o Windows 2000/XP, Microsoft Office Suite 2003/2007 (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat Professional 7.0, Internet and e-mail. o Certificate in Peer Guidance and Counseling- Maseno National School / Agape Training Organization, (2001).Student Leadership Skills 1. Vice School Captain, Maseno National School (Kenya) 2001-2002 2. Secretary General, Kenya Law Students Society (KLSS), University of Nairobi, Kenya 2005-2006 3. Chairperson, Students of Law & Diplomacy (SOLAD), School of Law, University of Nairobi Page 1
  2. 2. Curriculum Vitae: Ojijo Pascal c/o Senior Protections Officer, UNHCR Uganda, P.O Box 4929. Kampala• Phone: +256 701 100 059 ojijop@gmail.comProfessional ExperienceDate Company/Organisa Position Description tionNovember Konrad Adenuer Consultant/ Development of a model democratic political party2010 Stiftung, Kampala Rapporteur manifesto Rapporteur2009 International Law Intern General legal research; developing marketing strategies;September- Institute-African project leader on redesign of ILI-ACLE Website; andNovember Centre for Legal project concept design for African Centre for E- Excellence Commerce & E-Governance Law and Policy.2008-2009 Constitution & Consultant Training, Monitoring and Evaluation of The Education Reform Trainer Dissemination of Report on Post Election Violence Consortium -CRE-CO2005-2006 Kenya Human Rights Rapporteur Rappoteuring on workshops, conferences and the 2007 Commission annual operational planning retreat;2007 KHRC Research Research Consultant on the 2006 Bi-Annual Human Consultant Rights Report (BHHR).2007 Center for Law and Rapporteur Rapporteured and facilitated in a book launch project. Research International (CLARION)March Barclays Bank of Document Assistant analyst in the Documents and Securities2006 Kenya Analyst Centre (DSC).Dec 2007- Stanbic Bank Ltd, Intern Intern in the legal and in human resourcesJan 2008 departments.2006-2008 University of Nairobi Associate Editing and Proofreading Articles for Publication. Law Journal (UNLJ) Editor,2011 Makerere Law Journal Editor Editing and Proofreading Articles for Publication.2007 Electoral Commission Electoral Domestic election observer on the General Elections of Kenya/ observer Youth Agenda2008- Africa Legal Research Principal Legal research; training; consultation; and updatingpresent & Consultancy – Partner website content ALREC2008-2009 Constitution & Training Training, Monitoring and Evaluation of The Education Reform Dissemination of Report on Post Election Violence Consortium -CRE-CO2009 4Cs Consultant Training, Monitoring and Evaluation of TheJanuary- Trainer Dissemination of Report on Post Election Violence;February Development of training curriculum and facilitation of training workshops on Constitutions, Constitutionalism and Constitutionality.2009 International Law Reseach, General legal research; developing marketing strategies;September- Institute-African drafting, project leader on redesign of ILI-ACLE Website; andNovember Centre for Legal administrator project concept design for African Centre for E- Excellence Commerce & E-Governance Law and Policy.November Konrad Adenuer Rapporteur Rapporteured and facilitated Development of a model2010 Stiftung, Kampala democratic political party manifesto Rapporteured and facilitated an event to launch findings of research report on status of democracy in Uganda Page 2
  3. 3. Curriculum Vitae: Ojijo Pascal c/o Senior Protections Officer, UNHCR Uganda, P.O Box 4929. Kampala• Phone: +256 701 100 059 ojijop@gmail.comPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (TRAINING)Year Trainer/Institution Training2004 Independent Medical Legal Unit “Legal Aid and Research Organization Process”2005 Kenya Christian Lawyers “The Methodology of Prison Legal Aid and Clinic Exercise’ Fellowship (KCLF)2006 Kenya Human Rights “Training On Community Advocacy Skills Empowerment” Commission2006 Youth Agenda/ Young Leadership “Student Leadership and Trade Unionism” Development Program.2007 National Institute for Trial Trial Advocacy (Case Analysis, Witness Examination And Advocacy (NITA), USA/ Adduction Of Exhibits) Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA-Kenya2006 Kenya National Aids NGOs Cultural Issues affecting women infected with HIV/AIDS in Consortium - KANCO Western and Eastern Kenya2010 KYADEVA Uganda Community Policing SACCOs formation & Community Development2010 Uganda Youth Network Role of Youth in Mitigation of Election Violence (strategies) Page 3
  4. 4. Curriculum Vitae: Ojijo Pascal c/o Senior Protections Officer, UNHCR Uganda, P.O Box 4929. Kampala• Phone: +256 701 100 059 ojijop@gmail.comPUBLICATIONS/BOOKSOjijo’s Personal Development Books1. How to Identify & Develop My Talent, My Profession & My Career2. The Gift of E11even Moves to Make Me Wealthy3. Open Religion: My Religion is the Best Religion!4. Seventy-7 Moves of a Sexy Woman5. 99 Ways to Make People Laugh!Ojijo’s Financial Literacy & Investment Books 1. Ojijo’s Guide to Alternative Investments (Property/Fixed Assets, Insurance, Forex, Private Equity, Collective Investment Schemes, Collectibles & Commodities) 2. Making My Child Financially Intelligent: Money Lessons by Age Group (from 4-18 yrs) 3. Ojijo’s Guide to Financial Instruments & Financial Investments 4. Ojijo’s Guide to Entrepreneurship & Raising Capital 5. Ojijo’s Investment Club ManualOjijo’s Other Books 1. Stupid & Unintelligent: The Inferior Mindset of Black Leaders to Whites and the Role of the New African President! 2. The Luo Nation: History, Culture & Conversational Phrases of the Luo Peoples of Africa 3. Tuongee Kiswahili Conversational Phrasebook (with Audio CDs & DVDs) 4. Ojijo’s Guide Book To Travel & Experience the World! 5. Fireplace Stories: Ojijo’s Performance Poems 6. The MungikiOther Publications/Writings 1. Reality Check- State Of Multi Party Democracy In Uganda, funded and organized. Edited by Mathias Kamp & Kiranda Yusuf 2. Constitutionalism & Constitutionality in Uganda: Makerere University Law Journal, volume 3, 2011 3. Book Review of “Toward a Global Civilization ofLove & Tolerance” by M. Fethullah Gülen, appeared in the Nile Humantiarian Agency Newsletter, May, 2011WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES 4. Participated in, Facilitated, Monitored and Rapportured the conference on the “Northern Kenya Human Rights Agenda-History of Human Rights Abuses in the Northern Kenya”, by the Kenya Human Rights Commission in Isiolo (2005). 5. Participated and facilitated a conference on “The Role of Youth in the GJLOs Initiative” and programs, organized by the national youth network consortium, in conjunction with Center For Law And Research International, (Clarion), in Nairobi (2006) 6. Participated, Facilitated and Trained in a conference on the “Youth and Sexuality- A Critical Analysis at the Life in Campuses”. Organized by the Centre for Research, Education and Awareness, CREAW, (2005). 7. Participated in a workshop on “Water as a Human Right”, organized by the Kenya Human Rights Commission and the Government of Kenya, in Isiolo, (2005). 8. Participated in the Peoples Constitutional Conference organised by the National Constitutional Executive Council-NCEC (2007) 9. Participated in and presented a paper titled, ‘Combating Impunity: The Need To Implement The Waki Report, At The CSO Meeting In Hilton Hotel, January, 2009. 10. Participated in the National Youth Manifesto Launch In Uganda, Colline Hotel, Mukono, August, 2010 11. Participated in Training in the training of youth leaders in democracy and non-violence: Mitigation of election violence strategies training, organized by Uganda Youth Network, August, 2010 Page 4
  5. 5. Curriculum Vitae: Ojijo Pascal c/o Senior Protections Officer, UNHCR Uganda, P.O Box 4929. Kampala• Phone: +256 701 100 059 ojijop@gmail.com 12. Participated in Training on Community Policing, organized by Uganda Police and KYADEVA Uganda, September, 2010 (Kampala, Uganda) 13. Participated in and rapporteured at The Symposium: Reality Check- State Of Multi Party Democracy In Uganda, funded and organized by Konrad Adenuer Stiftung, KAS, Uganda, on October, 2010 AT Imperial Royale, Uganda.PUBLIC/COMMUNITY/VOLUNTARY SERVICE 1. Kenya Christian Lawyer’s Fellowship (KCLF)- Free Legal aid and advice services in the Industrial Area Prison, between 2004-2006; Legal research on evidentiary issues and brief preparation, between 2005-2006; and Research Assistant in the preparation of the suit against the Referendum and the ultimate promulgation of the then 2005 Draft Constitution; Training on Constitutional Issues in the Draft Constitution, 2005. 2. Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC)- free legal aid and advice at the Jevanjee Grounds in Nairobi, 2006; initiated and participated in free legal aid and research services at the KHRC Offices, 2006-2007 (Ongoing Program) 3. Kenya Ethical Legal Issues Network, (KELIN)/International Commission of Jurists (ICJ-Kenya) - Participated in a free legal aid clinic and advice at Rarieda Constituency, Bondo District. 4. Student Association for Legal Aid and Research (SALAR) 2005, Provided free legal aid and advice in Jamhuri Grounds at the Nairobi Agricultural Society of Kenya Shows; Parklands Campus and in Kibira Slums. 5. Tabasamu Watoto, 2006, Participated in a Legal Aid Clinic at Machakos women prison) 6. Federation of Women Lawyers FIDA-KENYA & Law Society of Kenya LSK 2006, Participated in free legal aid week 7. International Commission of Jurists-Kenya Chapter, Public Interest Course, Participated in and researched on the areas of International Legal Regime & Practice on Access to Information Laws and their effects; Rapportured on Community Based Workshops on access to information law; and Researched on Truth & Justice Commissions with specific reference to review of the Kenya Truth & Justice Commission Bill, 2008. 8. Oscar Foundation for Free Legal Aid, Kenya, volunteered in report editing and formatting of the report presented to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extra Judicial Killings and Forced Disappearances, 2009. 9. Student’s Human Rights Center, Coordinator, Makerere University Students’ Guild (MSG), 2010/11 10. Organized and participated in a Bikers Camp in support of Bombo Childrens Home, Elohim Child Development Association, based in Bombo, Kampala. (October, 2010). 11. Delivered a lecture on Financial Markets and Financial Investments at Makerere University, Kampala, Senate Hall, on occasion of enterprise week, organize by Enterprise Uganda, and the Students Guild, Makerere University (2October, 2010). 12. Executive Member of the Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda, CCEDU, taking part in various radio talk shows to popularize and advocate for democratic and peaceful 2011 elections.INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKING 1. Dynamism in Careers: The Need for Knowledge (Delivered at Makerere University Business School), MUBS, Kampala, November, 2010. 2. Volunteering, Internship and Apprenticeship as tools of career development: (Delivered at Management Training and Advisory Centre (MTAC), December, 2010. 3. Student Insecurity: Internal Insecurity (Delivered at Makerere Business School, Kampala, Uganda) 4. The Need to Be Rich: Financial Instruments Investing (Delivered at a Function organized by Enterprise Uganda at Makerere University, Kampala.) Page 5
  6. 6. Curriculum Vitae: Ojijo Pascal c/o Senior Protections Officer, UNHCR Uganda, P.O Box 4929. Kampala• Phone: +256 701 100 059 ojijop@gmail.comHOBBIES  Theatre Page 6