About us

Who we are

Wilsken Agencies Ltd is a completely indigenous Ugandan research company, established in 1997; with a network of associates and partners in over 35 African countries.

Wilsken is a registered limited liability company comprised of professionals with a strong background in research including designing and implementing large scale Market and social research studies. Our involvement on both the local and international scene in designing, managing and implementing large scale quantitative and qualitative research projects gives us an edge as regards the technical capacity and resource requirements to manage and implement a variety of research and general consultancy assignments. Our team has the experience, technical expertise and resources to successfully undertake all tasks related to conducting social and market research projects. Our strength lies in our experience, capacity and ability to implement studies and projects across different sectors. Our expertise covers a wide range of themes including education, training and employment, early childhood development, youth and families, health, behavior change communication, mass media, wellbeing, civic participation and governance, inclusion and gender. We have strong experience in managing large-scale data collection exercises and quality assuring outputs. As an organization, we have over 21 years’ experience in research management and implementation. We have implemented several large-scale data collection exercises over the last several years.
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Years of Experience
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Studies Implemented
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African Countries

What we do

Services & Works

We have worked for and collaborated with both local and multi-national organizations including MEASURE Evaluation, John Hopkins University, FHI360, PSI International, World Bank, USAID and many others. We have hands on local knowledge and international experience and as can be seen in our references, we have conducted a number of relevant research studies in the health sector. We also have relevant resources and equipment necessary in execution of day-today duties, client assignments and partner projects.

Our core services

Specialty fields

Our Philosophy

We are committed to promoting high standards of discipline, excellence and ethics through adherence to high quality standards and values as well as the laws of the country and the profession.

We believe in sound professional and support staff, providing training and opportunities for growth in a stimulating and enabling environment.

We are dedicated to maintaining a strong internal administration, thereby enabling provision of quality service and ensuring client satisfaction.

Quality and timely delivery of outputs is our top priority. We believe this brings about customer satisfaction, good client relationships and referrals.

Our Expertise

Experience & Resources

We the capacity as well as the experience in managing and implementing large-scale data collection exercises. We have invested in technology (both hardware and software) to enhance our research and data collection capabilities including decentralized non-contact data collection methods such as Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI), Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI), Computer Assisted Web Interviewing (CAWI) and SMS. We own a workstation of about thirty 30 up to date state of art desktop computers dedicated as a backup data-entry station for pen and paper surveys. We have the following in-house resources.

Software & applications resources

Hardware equipment

Specific skills possessed by our Staff

Design & Implementation

Design and implementation of impact evaluation studies including Randomized Control Trails (RCTs)

Performance Monitoring

Development of monitoring performance systems

Program Objectives & Indicators

Development of program objectives and indicators

Monitoring & Evaluation

Participatory monitoring and evaluation

Conducting Evaluations

Conducting program-level and cross-cutting evaluations

Impact & Process Evaluations

Conducting impact and process evaluation

Assessment & Training

Capacity assessment and training

Conceptual & Results Frameworks

Designing conceptual and results frameworks

Gender Analysis

Gender analysis and training

Outcome evaluation

Conducting outcome evaluations


EGRA & EGMA assessments

Behavioral longitudinal studies

Conducting behavioral longitudinal studies

Formative and normative studies

Conducting formative and normative studies

Research Studies

Designing and implementation of large scale quantitative & qualitative research studies

Technical Report Writing

Writing technical reports to facilitate product and program development

Our Team

Human Resource Capacity

Wilsken also has a wealth of experienced staff and associates who have been involved in related work elsewhere with local and international organizations.

Equipped for Success

All our field supervisors and in house staff possess skills ranging from quality control, project supervision, map reading, GIS concept/technology and GPS use. We also have a database of over 500 Research Assistants who speak languages from all areas of the country. Further, we have over 50 experienced data entry operators working with the Company as needed and in addition, sister companies/institutions and free-lance consultants in specialized disciplines who can be brought in for specific jobs.


Quality control
Project supervision
Map reading
GIS concept/technology & GPS

Medical sector Core staff resources

Years of relevant experience
Bsc education, MA behavioral science, MSc. Social Statistics, CIM
21 years
MB Ch B, Masters of Medicine (MMed) (Internal Medicine), Master of Science (Msc.) Statistical and epidemiological methods
25+ years
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB), Higher International Diploma in Nutrition, Board Certified Physician Nutrition Specialist, Master of public health specializing in epidemiology and biostatistics
17 years
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Masters in Public Health: Health economics, Policy and Management,
6 years
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Masters in Public Health: Health economics, Policy and Management,
6 years
BSc Software engineering
13 years
Management Staff
Technical Staff
Support Staff
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Data Entry Staff
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Field Staff

Our Clients & Partners

We have worked for and collaborated with both local and multi-national organizations.

Get In Touch With Us

Contact Us

+256 772 528503
+256 779 034906
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