GERSHOM KABASO

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Gershom Kabaso is a Social human rights activist, developer, and agent of change. He has over twelve years’ experience working with people, communities, Social movements and organizations at all levels from national, regional and global. Working on issues related to peace building, human rights, Social protection, developmental work and Solidarity work.  Thus, to transform human interactions in changing world’s view. Skilled in social mobilization, citizen journalism, social research, events management, team playing, and leadership strategies.

Studied Social Work, Sociology and Project Management from the University of Zambia (UNZA) and Bachelor of Arts degree in Development studies at University of South Africa (UNISA). He has been trained in leadership and society by African Leadership King College in London and Kenya. Knowledge of human rights and law in Africa at the Centre of Human Rights based at University of Pretoria in South Africa. Gershom has participated in several professional training courses workshops and seminars globally related to his area of work.

Current National Coordinator for the Zambia Social Forum (ZAMSOF) and Founding Executive Director of the ACEMS MISSION,Inc Interdominational development agency and Humanitarian services in metropolitan places.

Effective Member and National Focal Point for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs)  for Zambia Coordinated by the LDC Watch International secretariat based in Nepal and Belgium.

Gershom served as the regional coordinator for Southern Africa Social forum (SASF) between 2009 to 2012.CSOs local mobiliser for Southern Africa Development Community People’s Summit that takes place annually in country where SADC Heads of State are meeting. Coordinator for Zimbabwe Solidarity Forum (ZSF) in Zambia coordinated by ACTION Support Centre based in South Africa.

Chairperson for Network Coalition Building (NCB) under Zambia Civil Society For Poverty Reduction (CSPR), Board member for Media Network on Child Rights and Development  (MNCRD)

Email: gersheek@gmail.com,  zamsof@zambia.co.zm