Nakkuba Rachel


Born and raised in Mengo, Kampala, Rachel is passionate about her work in women’s maternal health.

Rachel discovered her passion for midwifery having studied nursing in Kampala, where she completed her studies in 2012. Following that, she earned an internship placement at Kasana Health Centre where she discovered the Shanti Uganda. She immediately found herself attracted to the kind and supportive environment of Shanti and as of 2013 became a member of the team. She is the youngest of our midwives and always very eager to learn new skills and attend workshops. She is the staff secretary and takes an honor in noting everything down.

Rachel is full of energy, smiles and is always a lot of fun to be around and loves to babysit Ssanyu’s daughter Honey.