Bikeke Saimon
I am a multimedia journalist, thought leader. passionate about investigative journalism, human rights advocacy and community-led development, collaborative solutions and practice. I am a Founder & Coordinator of grassroot media organization called Umbrella for Journalists in Kasese ( )

State or Province:

Rwenzori sub region



what are your gifts and talents?:

community mobilizing and organizing, collaborative solutions and advocacy

why do you want to join abcd in action?:

I am social justice Journalist passionate about community-centered approach in realization of democracy and inclusive development

The future is Now, Today not Tomorrow 

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By: Bikeke Saimon
Posted in: Reflections and Ideas
The future is Now, Today not Tomorrow 

Listening from communities on their priority needs is essential. However, most people in leadership has not considered this as a tool for inclusive decision making in development and actions. Majority of the people do complain of their views to which is central to the solutions are neglected and to some extent politicized.  

"We believe that there is no one from those up to help our problems. We know what we want to drive the change we desire but it needs everyone's commitment and active participation and at any age". 

This engagement mission is on open governance and accountability practice in the rural Uganda. Simplified as The Accountability Podium (TAP) 


Bikeke Saimon
02/17/23 06:34:27AM @bikeke-saimon:

[quote="Rubi Smith"]

"We think that nobody higher up can solve our problems. We know what we need to do to bring about the change we want, but it requires everyone's dedication and active involvement, regardless of age ".

This engagement mission focuses on the use of open government and accountability in rural Uganda. The Accountability Podium, a brief version (TAP)


Actually to many people, this approach is not put into practice yet it is a solution to address many questions.