Victoria Nyanjura

Fundraising Associate

Victoria joined Generations For Peace in July 2019 as a Fundraising Associate. She is responsible for identifying and researching new partners, donors, and fundraising strategies to fuel the organisation’s global growth, summarising and updating information on these potential partners in briefings, and recommending new partnership strategies.

Victoriahails from the Oyam District in Northern Uganda. She is a survivor and a women’s right advocate. She recently worked as an Aftercare Specialist at the International Justice Mission in Gulu, Uganda, an organisation that transforms justice systems and protects widows from property-grabbing in Northern Uganda. She is a former Project Assistant with the Gender Justice Department at the Justice and Reconciliation Project, a Ugandan organisation that works with war-affected communities. She is a member of the Women’s Advocacy Network, a forum where war-affected women come together to advocate for justice. She also played a significant role in organising a petition for redress that resulted in the Parliament of Uganda unanimously passing a resolution to remedy the plight of victims of Northern Uganda’s conflicts. She is also the recipient of a Thomas D. McCloskey Peace Fellowship and Navarre International Peace Prize 2018 for Solidarity.

Victoria is a candidate for a Master in Global Affairs with a concentration in International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies from the Kyambogo University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation from the Uganda Management Institute.

Victoria has a warm and never-ending smile. She enjoys going to the gym and spending time with friends in her free time.