Christina (Tina) Ntulo serves as our Deputy Country Director for Uganda, serving as the technical lead for implementation, quality, and reach of our programs. Christina is a mental health and development worker with 23 years of professional experience in mental health, human rights, gender, economic empowerment, management, and organizational development. Christine also possesses skills in strategic and program planning, implementation, monitoring, research, evaluation and analysis, evidence-based advocacy, and organizational and national level policy development and analysis.

Prior to joining StrongMinds Uganda, she worked as a consultant for organizations like Network for Africa, BasicNeeds, GOAL Uganda, Legal Aid Service AGHA, StrongMinds Uganda, Uganda Child Rights NGO Network, Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET), and IRC – WASH Program, providing a wide range of services in the field of mental health, people-centered (self) advocacy, women’s and children’s rights, legal aid advocacy, and youth action but to mention a few. Her skills in human resource management, finance management, governance, and organizational policy development have been used to improve organizational systems to organizations like BasicNeeds Foundation Uganda, BasicNeeds UK Trust, SINFA Uganda, TPO Uganda, SNV, Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF), Centre for Excellence for the Study of the African Child, Uganda Child Rights NGO Network, The Artfield Institute of Design, Council for the Economic Empowerment for Women of Africa – Uganda Chapter (CEEWA-Uganda), and others.

Christina also served BasicNeeds for 13 years in various capacities that include Director for Africa and Director of New Initiatives contributing to growing their programs in Africa and Asia. She also worked as a Counseling Psychologist for the Federation of Women Lawyers in Nairobi Kenya setting up their counseling practice for women and children affected by sexual and gender-based violence.