Our Team

RWANDA STAFF TEAM

The team in Rwanda is a group of local professionals who provide holistic and culturally-appropriate care for all children in our programs and the greater community.

Chantal Umutesi

Executive Director / Co-Founder

Jean Baptiste Basabose

Residential Counselor

Jacky Mukangendo

Residential Counselor

Valens Rutagengwa

Psychologist

Jean Claude Ndatimana

Head Teacher and Home Manager

Jeanette Uwimana

Social Worker

Amanda Good

Program Manager

Felicien Maniraguha

Head of Kitchen

George Kabano

Outreach Coordinator Assistant

Alphonse Twahirwa

Security Guard

Felix Ndikumwenayo

Security Guard

Daniella Nyirangoboka

Agriculture Specialist

USA STAFF TEAM

The U.S. Team focuses on supporting the Rwanda team through fundraising, marketing, outreach, and program assistance as needed.

Megan Chao

Executive Director / Co-Founder

Ally Shook

Development Director

David Ibarra

Marketing & Graphic Design Specialist – Hovde Foundation Partner

Jaspreet Deol

Project Manager (Intern)

Arisbeth Montiel

Marketing & Communications Associate (Intern)

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