Farida Okumale is an RMF Laboratory Assistant. She attended Arua Islamic Primary School and then completed her Ordinary Level studies at Aringa Secondary School in 2012. She went on to join St. Denison Health Training School, Luwero, where she obtained her Certificate in Medical Laboratory Techniques in 2015.
Prior to joining RMF’s team, Farida worked with the Noah Medical Centre in Arua and volunteered with Oli Health Centre IV and Yumbe Hospital (April 2016–September 2016). In October 2016, she began working at Yoyo Health Centre III under Medical Teams International (MTI). Farida joined RMF’s team in June 2017 when MTI operations ceased in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement. Farida is now deployed at Bidibidi Reception Health Centre III.