Grace (Jackie) Nakalembe

Social Worker & Program Manager
Grace graduated from Makerere University with a degree in Social Work and Administration in 2016 and later pursued a certificate in Administrative Law. Fueled by her passion for helping marginalized children and youth, Grace is dedicated to creating a future where children can grow up without fear. Prior to joining Rescue One More, Grace worked as a student support coordinator and program manager for Music for Life. In these positions she coordinated and managed teams of university students engaged in outreach programs for vulnerable children. She also served as a chaperone for children on a U.S. tour with the African Children's Choir. Grace's growth as a leader has been nurtured over the years through intensive training and mentorship programs. From her own experiences as an orphaned child, to the corridors of Makerere University, and to the heart of Rescue One More, Grace's ambition is to be the beacon of change, lighting the path towards a brighter future for Uganda's children and youth.