Mercy Kalekye,
Regional Coordinator

Kalekye is a literature enthusiast, an event organizer, a lover of youth, a human rights advocate, and a social inclusion champion. She believe that “The youth of Africa carry the flame of hope as the agents of change in the continent” as a result, they should be accorded with opportunities to showcase their abilities and gifts. She is well presented with excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an economic approach to solving problems and the ability to stay within approved budgets, schedules and achieve goals.

As an event organizer, she has successfully organized cultural exchange programs for artists across the East African region for events like Ubumuntu Arts Festival 2019, Spoken word Rwanda 2018 & 2019 and the Transpoesis. Out of this she has acquired an extensive knowledge of the East Africa art scene. She has also worked with the Afflatus Africa group in planning and organizing the Reading For Change project. She holds Bachelors degree in Education (Literature major) .She has greatly been involve in theatre performances and currently working with Contact TV as a host of talk show, Mindlab