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  • Mandela Washington Fellowship
  • 2016-17
  • Sierra Leone

Lucretia Mbogba thrives in the area of sustainable rural development, and has over four years’ experience in local public service delivery, including energy; water sanitation and hygiene; and women, youth and child advocacy. Lucretia is currently the Bonthe District development planning officer at the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development. She coordinates, monitors, and evaluates all planning activities to ensure that the development partners operating within her jurisdiction harmonize and reflect the District Development Plan. This, in turn, must conform to the National Development goals in the President's Agenda for Prosperity. Lucretia is also founder of Sinnava Solar Kiosk, a community-based organization providing clean, affordable, and sustainable energy solutions for off-grid communities. After the Fellowship, Lucretia plans to continue working in rural development, with a focus on increasing public-private partnerships for sustainable local service delivery. Lucretia holds a postgraduate diploma in Project Management and a master's in Public Administration.

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