Francis Arinaitwe is a volunteer with Restless Development and a youth leader at the parish level in Mayuge, Uganda. He was one of 16 young people from East Africa to be selected to join The MasterCard Foundation Youth Think Tank, a group of young people who conduct qualitative research to better understand the economic challenges facing African youth. In his other role as Youth Chairperson, Francis represents his parish during sub-country and district convenings and provides support to young farmers by helping to ensure their priorities are addressed. He also provides guidance in connecting young people to government programs. Francis is currently pursuing a diploma in social development at YMCA College of Business Studies in Jinja.