- Postharvest and WASH Specialist
Thomas received his Bachelor of Science from Makerere University in 2016 and was a service learner in 2014 during which time he worked on a number of community projects. Prior to being hired by ISU-UP in January 2018, he gained relevant experience working for Coca Cola in Kampala and a district farmers’ association. As Post-Harvest Technology Specialist, he is responsible for overseeing grain storage and safety, implementing strategies and working with smallholder farmers to reduce post-harvest losses. As Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) specialist, Buyinza is responsible for identifying water issues in the community and developing plans to address them, and collaborating with community water committees to ensure the functionality and safety of the boreholes and in the implementation of sanitation and health activities related to water.