Sampras Noel Kaweesi was born and bred in Uganda and has been living Cape Town South Africa since 2009. Holds a Diploma in Development Studies, a Bachelor in Accounting Sciences in Financial Accounting with UNISA and currently completing his last professional module in Accounting with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He is a strong human rights fighter for the marginalized community especially the LGBTQI and sex workers. He has been working in Non-Profit Sector for more than 7 years, dedicating four years to SWEAT and concentrating on SISONKE for three years as the finance officer.
He has had a strong passion for community development and implementation of community upliftment programs and projects, a strong advocate of social justice, a strong believer in the power of knowledge especially in the context of an individual and societal development as a whole.
He is also currently a board treasurer of a non-profit organization (Pakhama) which feeds the underprivileged and develops survival skills to the youth to enable them to make something out of their life in Gugulethu and Langa (South Africa).