02 Jan Meet the Team
When colleagues he was working with lost their lives he felt a need to try and find support for their families. He started working at a grass roots level to find practical ways to help and engage others to raise funds. Since then the project has assisted over 30 widows develop new means of income generation and enabled over 160 orphans to attend school. Jean Pierre continues to live and work in DRC with his wife and children.
(Photo by Marco Kost, 2012, Arusha, www.mountains-and-more.com)
Charles works tirelessly as a volunteer promoting respect and awareness of the work of park rangers within East Africa. He currently lives with his wife and children in Leicester, England where he gained his MSc in Sustainable Management of Natural Resources at the University of Leicester. He returns frequently to Uganda to enjoy the sunshine and good food.
(Photo by Joe Williams, 2017, Gisenyi)
(Photo with Astrid Paluku by Joe Williams, 2017, Gisenyi)
Merav Israel, is a Trustee and Treasurer of the charity Renew SCIO. Residing in Edinburgh, Merav is the founder and Creative Director of the Scottish based dance company LaNua and practitioner of Feldenkrais and movement therapy.