Meet the Team

STUART McALISTER

Executive Director

Stuart became aware of the needs of Moldova’s orphans in 2005 through a partnership between Sweet Sleep and EMI CMG, where he served as Director of Inventory Management for ten years. The following year, Stuart took his first trip to Moldova and his passionate advocacy for orphaned and vulnerable children deepened. He also played a crucial role in expanding Sweet Sleep’s ministry into Uganda in 2009.

Stuart served as the first Chairman of Sweet Sleep’s Board of Directors in 2007 before joining the Sweet Sleep executive staff in 2008. Stuart was named Executive Director in 2018.

Josephine Ssebambulide

National Director of Uganda

Josephine serves as Sweet Sleep’s National Director of Uganda. At the age of 7, she became a single orphan and was exposed to the challenges of life faced by those that Sweet Sleep now strives to protect.

Before Sweet Sleep, Josephine served as Administrator at Molly and Paul Child Care Foundation, an NGO focused on providing education, shelter and care to orphans, helping coordinate care for needy and orphaned children in Uganda.

Jennifer Oketta

Program Director of Northern Uganda

Jennifer is Sweet Sleep’s Program Director of Northern Uganda. Before Sweet Sleep, she served as Field Manager for American Refugee Committee, where she identified family land sites and resettled refugees who had been displaced by the 24-year civil war in Northern Uganda.

She grew up in Northern Uganda during the brutal LRA (Lord’s Resistance Army) attacks. After losing both her parents to rebel attacks, she has a first hand understanding of the suffering and needs of the estimated 750,000 children growing up in child-headed households in the region.

Betty Kansaze

Program Coordinator
Central Uganda

Betty is Sweet Sleep’s Program Coordinator for Central Uganda. Orphaned at an age of less than two years, Betty was raised by her grandmother, giving her great insight into the struggles of orphaned children in Uganda and the single women who so often raise them.

Betty holds a Bachelor of Microfinance and Community Economic Development degree from Uganda Martyrs University. Prior to joining Sweet Sleep, Betty worked for World Vision and Uganda Christian Outreach Ministries.

Consy Adokorach

Program Coordinator
Northern Uganda

Consy is Sweet Sleep’s Program Coordinator for Northern Uganda. She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Finance from Gulu University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Kyambogo University.

Before joining Sweet Sleep, she worked as Finance and Administrative officer at Partners for Community Health and Development, and Information for Youth Empowerment Programme. Consy has also participated in group formation and training of community groups in financial management in several parishes in the Gulu district.