Romulus Gbota is the Francophone & Communications Associate at HCDExchange. Romulus is originally from Benin and has an undergraduate degree in English Linguistics from the University of Abomey Calavi. Prior to HCDExchange, he served as the Digital Marketing and Community Management Intern at Etrilabs-Benin, an NGO and tech hub focused on the solving the unemployment problem in Benin. He also worked on an internal project that gave young people digital training skills at Etrilabs-Benin.
Romulus volunteers with the Beninese Association for Family Promotion (ABPF), a member association of IPPF (International Planned Parenthood Federation), where he is an intern. As an activist for sexual and reproductive health rights, he promotes and makes family planning methods accessible to all social strata in Benin. He raises awareness about the importance of birth spacing and the merits of family planning.