Harriet is a public health promoter who is very resilient and passionate about her work. She is working in the emergency response in Palabek refugee settlement in Lamwo, ensuring provision of safe water, sanitation and hygiene practices among the persons of concern. She loves to work with communities, interacting and engaging them in all aspects of implemetation of WASH activities.
Prior to working at Oxfam, Harriet worked as a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) officer for Volunteer Efforts for Development concerns (VEDCO) which was then a partner organisation implementing WASH in the same refugee settlement.
Harriet holds a bachelors degree in Enviromental Health Science from Makerere University School of Public Health. She is also passionate about research, in which regard she won an undergraduate research fund for which she carried out a study on “Knowledge and attitutes towards indoor residual spraying for malaria control in Layibi division, Gulu municipality” in 2012. It was published in the East African Medical Journal in 2017.