Kugoriamo Gabriel


Gabriel was born on 03 September 1992 in Paga, Ghana. He resides within the Nania community of Paga. Since 2000, he has been working as a tour guide or coordinator of the pilgrimage tour site of the Pikworo Slave Camp. His aspiration is to become a history teacher.

Computer skills include:

  • Operating systems (Windows)
  • Office suites (Microsoft Office, G Suite)
  • Presentation software (PowerPoint)
  • Spreadsheets (Excel, Google Spreadsheets)
  • Communication tools (Email, WhatsApp)
  • Social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

Languages include:

  • Kasem – Native
  • English – Fluent
  • Twi – Intermediate
  • Frafra – Beginner
  • French – Beginner

Kugoriamo Gabriel
Project Assistant 2

Kugoriamo Gabriel is very instrumental to the operations of The African Kinship Reunion. Ever since he welcomed us and introduced our research project to his community in 2016, he has labored tirelessly to ensure the success of the project. He leads or supports tasks such as gaining project ethical research approval from the Navrongo Health Research Centre, conducting qualitative research interviews of community participants of the project, collecting saliva samples from participants for DNA analysis, and facilitating effective diaspora relative interactions with community members.

My Roles

  • Research Assistant
  • Project Coordinator
  • Family Reunion Event Planner

Supporting Training and Experiences

Research Ethics and Compliance Training
Completed research ethics and compliance training offered through the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign participation in the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) program.

Research Assistant Training
(2016 – present)
Received general training on conducting research, such as learning how to collect saliva samples, how to explain the research, and how to conduct research interviews.

General Health Assistant Certificate
(2014 – 2017)
Received education and was awarded the General Health Assistant Certificate from the College of Health-Nalerigu.

Coordinator and Tour Guide
(2000 – present)
Served as a tour guide since 2000 at the Pikworo Slave Camp located in Nania, Paga, Upper East, Ghana. Since 2013, also served as a site coordinator.