Amina Mohamed, founded Cameras For Girls to change the lives of girls and women in Uganda, through the power of photography.
Samantha Byakutaga has a passion for seeing individuals especially young children, women and girls grow tremendously and attain success in whatever they wish for. She has a soft heart for babies and believes that as baby is born innocent and so they should remain.
Having had the chance to grow with a supportive family, something she believes has heavily shaped her personal life and career path, she strives to see that she passes on the same to those that need it. Especially young children. To achieve this, she has forcefully and continuously availed herself and searched for opportunities to give back to the community.
Samantha has a passion for film, photography and creative writing. Tools she has actively used to educate and inform the public on pressing issues like domestic violence, gender based violence (GBV) as well as sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR) among the young people. She heavily believes that the tools are a perfect way she can manipulate to create positive change in the world.
Samantha is an outgoing and open-minded character that is set to fully accomplish whatever she puts her heart to however long or short it may take.
She received her education at Uganda Christian University with a Degree in Mass Communication, and is currently working as a Media and Communications fellow with Success Africa. She also volunteers Youth Arts Movement Uganda where she runs the Programs Office and the International Relations. She is also the co-founder of Kakazi Foundation, all of which have special interest in children, girls and young women.