Bernard Alban Makachia is a street-wise professional with more than 20 years of experience in community development and international development work in East Africa. Talented and passionate educator who recognizes that education has the ability to transform the lives of the global poor and marginalized. Proven ability to conceive, plan, fund raise, erect, and manage nongovernmental organizations. Passionate about people development and coaching, helping others to achieve their highest potential.

He currently serves as the Executive Director of Education For Better Living Organization- an NGO dedicated to training youth on Sexual reproductive health and rights. He is also the founder and CEO of chabri Energy Company Ltd_ a bio briquettes initiative.Bernard serves as the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Himiza Social Justice.