Mrs. Uduak Akai, B.A, (Calabar), JP

Business Official

A Bachelor of Arts degree holder- majoring in Linguistics from the University of Calabar, Nigeria and a VC specialist with robust experience in the care and support for VC infected and affected with HIV/AIDS, with significant experience in grants management using USAID and CDC related circulars and is involved in management of grants and finance of sub grantees.

She has trained extensively in Peer Education Plus (PEP) Model for Community Level strategic HIV/AIDS prevention, HIV prevention for people living with HIV/AIDS (PWP), Care and Support for VC, Adventures of Kami and Big Bird by Sesame Street, Micro Enterprise Fundamentals and Home-stead Farming Fundamentals, Safeguarding children, LIFT Economic strengthening (ES), Child- to- Child Approach and other related areas.

She is responsible for the overall improvement in the management of funds by ECEWS supported CBOs, developed a VC database, increase accuracy of data and project needs of VC, worked with ECEWS supported CBOs to involve community leaders and the community as a whole in program planning and implementation to increase ownership and sustainability.

She is a member of the International AIDS society and Child Protection Network.