Father Robert Aliunzi — Co-Founder
A Religious Missionary Priest of the Apostles of Jesus born and raised in Uganda but now naturalized as an American Citizen.
In the area of Philanthropy and Outreach Ministry:
- Founded Efforts to Educate the Needy Children of Uganda (EENU), a duly Registered Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Uganda in 2005.
- Co-Founded E3 Africa (Educate, Enrich, Empower Africa), an Arizona Non-profit that partners with EENU – Uganda, to provide an education for orphans and poor young people in Uganda in 2007.
- Board Member on both EENU-Uganda and E3 Africa.
In his priestly profession served as:
- Spiritual Director and Teacher at the Apostles of Jesus Minor Seminary in Moroto for four years (1991-1994)
- Pastor, St. James Roman Catholic Church in the Diocese of Phoenix, Arizona – the USA for ten years (2005 – 2015)
- Dean of the Northwest Deanery in the Diocese of Phoenix for eight years (2007 -2015)
- Member of the Presbyteral Council and College of Consultors for eight years in the Diocese of Phoenix (2007-2015)
- Pastor of St. Andrew the Apostle, Chandler, in the diocese of Phoenix for three years (December 2015 – Date)
In his Professional Education Field:
- Was a Principal of Alere Secondary School, a Jesuit founded Refugee High School for South Sudanese Students in northern Uganda which he developed up to Advance Level and served for four years (1997-2001)
- Served as the Coordinator and Lecturer of the Long-Distance Learning Program at the Catholic Founded Uganda Martyrs University for one year. (2001)
- Established the Faculty of Education in the Catholic Founded Uganda Martyrs University and was Associate Dean for three years (2001-2004)
- Served as a member of the University Senate and Advisory Board for two years before leaving for a new assignment to the United States of America (2002-2004).
- Master’s degree in educational management from Makerere University in Uganda
- Bachelor’s Degree in Theology from Urbaniana University in Rome
- Associate Degree in Theology from the Apostles of Jesus Theological Institute in Nairobi Kenya
- Associate Degree in Philosophy from the Apostles of Jesus Philosophical Institute in Nairobi Kenya
- Inspirational Scriptural Verse:
Matthew 25:40, “Truly I tell you, whatsoever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did unto me.”