Born in Busia district Ogema Charles went to school in Buyengo primary school, from 1993 – 2000. Joined secondary from 2000-2004, completing his O level certificate, UCE (Uganda Certificate of Education) and then moved on to technical education in 2008 – 2009. He passed both his Craft 1 and Craft 2 in Iganga technical institute, Iganga district. He is a qualified Motor Vehicle technician.
Charles started working at MVA in March 2016 as the Motor Vehicle instructor.