Luckmore has nine years of experience in the nonprofit sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. He graduated from Wageningen University and Research Center Disaster Studies Department in The Netherlands, with a Masters in International Development. Luckmore worked with Restless Development a British-based international development agency where he started as a volunteer and became an Advocacy Specialist in the areas of youth development, sexual, and reproductive health and rights. He has worked with the Young Voices Network Zimbabwe, a coalition of youth-led and youth-focused nonprofit organizations as an Advocacy Coordinator. Luckmore also served as the Youth Representative in the Zimbabwe National AIDS Council. In 2009 to 2010, with support from UNFPA, CEDPA and CHANGE, he led a regional (Southern Africa) initiative on advocating regional governments to increase funding in adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights. As part of his studies in Wageningen University and Research Center, Luckmore worked with the German development agency, GIZ, in Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda to revive the youth program among refugee youth. He has been a member of professional associations and students organizations such as AIESEC where he served as Vice President of External Relations for Zimbabwe and Junior Chambers Harare City Chapter. Over the years, Luckmore has developed interest in program monitoring, coordination, and implementation. Through experiences in Uganda and at home, he has developed keen interest on issues of sexual and reproductive health and rights in complex political emergencies.
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