About Us

Akijul (Enabling Change) develops more effective, accountable and socially responsive institutions in Africa.

Our commitment to support our clients to explore and identify context appropriate solutions for greater impact is at the heart of all our interventions.

Our core strength is our team of African consultants who combine national, regional, continental and international expertise, hence providing proximity to context and diverse insights in all our work.

P. Ashanut Okille

Ashanut is a lawyer, an Organisation Development (OD) practitioner and a consultant in socio-economic development. With close to 20 years’ experience, Ashanut is the founder of Akijul (Enabling Change), and draws on core OD tools and principles, as well as her skills as an Executive Coach to carry out and/or facilitate various interventions that promote human rights, governance, gender equality, and institutional/organizational strengthening in Africa. Read more

Our Consultants


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What Makes Akijul Different

As captured by our name – Akijul, we seek to facilitate meaningful change in individuals, organizations, and institutions through exploring new ideas and ways of working, challenging norms and stereotypes that hamper excellence, and by demonstrating consistent commitment to our clients’ success. We are guided by the following core values;

  • Constantly exploring various perspectives, investing in testing and experimenting new ideas as well as promoting learning amongst our clients and ourselves. This consistent emphasis on learning enables us to develop interventions that are appropriate, practical and effective for unique client needs.

Our Clientele

Our clientele consists of national and international non-profits and agencies that promote social justice, as well as government institutions and private corporations that have sought our support to strengthen their effectiveness and develop more socially-conscious approaches to their endeavours. A list of clients is here highlighted below;

Danida, Dan Church Aid, Action Aid International, Trocaire, Irish Aid, The Royal Netherlands Embassy CARE, Oxfam, Diakonia, The EU, The Austrian Development Corporation, United Nations Development Agency (UNDP), United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF), UN Women, The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) Uganda, Ministry of Justice & Constitutional Affairs, Ministry of Local Government, Ministry of Finance Planning & Economic Development, Uganda Police Force, Uganda Amnesty Commission, Uganda Human Rights Commission, The Office of the Prime Minister and The Inspectorate of Government.

Connect with us and see how our team can help you achieve extraordinary outcomes.