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Jacky Repila

Programme Learning Officer

Jacky Repila

Jacky is currently responsible for helping Oxfam reflect on, and learn from, its programme experience. Previously she was the learning and communications officer for Raising Her Voice, our five year programme supporting initiatives to enhance women's participation in local and national leadership and governance structures in 17 countries worldwide.

Prior to joining Oxfam, Jacky was at Christian Aid for 10 years: most recently as Senior Capacity Building Officer and 6 years as Programme Manager supporting the partnerships and programmes in West Africa.

With a background as a teacher, trainer and counsellor Jacky has a passionate belief in the value of developing transformational relationships to bring about personal change and to catalyse social movements for structural change.

Jacky has a strong connection to the UK voluntary sector through her links to the Citizen's Advice Bureau and notably their work around debt and benefits advice.

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Veeru Kohli. Credit: Sara Faruqi/

Veeru Kohli – the ultimate outsider

When Veeru Kohli stood as independent candidate in Hyderabad's provincial elections on 11  May 2013 she made history. Jacky Repila explains how Oxfam's Raising Her Voice programme...