AidHub International Ambassadors

Our Ambassadors Are Leaders of NGOs in their respective nations

Our Ambassadors

Abdul Basir Quraishi


Mr. Quraishi is the Program Director of DHSA/The Killid Group. His expertise are in program management, projects design and implementation, monitoring and evaluation, academic research and research methodology, workforce development, institutional and strategic planning, community mobilization and managing field operations and University system management.

In his tenure, Mr. Quraishi has received numerous awards for his outstanding leadership skills and project management skills. He was also awarded a six months scholarship program by the University of Massachusetts in the United States to enhance his skills in Education Leadership/International relations. He designed and facilitated a number of exchange programs for university lecturers and Afghan scholars in the United States, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines.

Anna Correia de Sἀ


Anna Correia de Sá is the founder of GEPAN with years of programme management experience in both the non-profit and public sectors, as well as international organisations. She is the recipient of the 2019 Influential Women Leaders Award and a member of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Guyana.

Anna has worked on issues ranging from human and indigenous peoples’ land rights, gender equality, and sustainable forest governance. In her spare time, she has also produced several publications which broach development challenges currently faced in Guyana.

Cheryl Jacob

South Africa

Cheryl is a seasoned international development professional with more than 16 years of experience working with civil society in the global south. Her recent focus has been to provide technical assistance through REASONATE, a consultancy company focussed on building the institutional strength of organisations particularly using Research, Leadership Training & Coaching, Organisational Capacity Assessments and Social Entrepreneurship. Cheryl has worked with the United Nations, Oxfam, the Obama Foundation, and South African Government.

Cheryl is ICF certified Leadership Coach and serves as an Associate at Womaniko, which is committed to transforming spaces for women, including the workplace, and a contributor on the publication - There is more us - Stories of Women's Authenticity in the Workplace. Cheryl is the co-author of The Treasure Within and authored a self-help compendium called Catapult.

Danish Channa


Danish Channaa S/o Rano Faqir, respected development professional. He earned his master’s degree in MBA / MA sociology, from Khairpur University. Now the time he is President of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Welfare Society (SALBWS).

His background is as a journalist that’s why he knows the roots of the problems and who it will deal and control, as a development professional he is well aware the norms and culture of societies. Danish Channa's deep study and observation of development issues in Pakistan like; Social, political, Health, Child labor, Honor killings, Domestic violence against women, Human rights, Environmental hazards, Economic reformation of poor’s, etc.

Francis N. Mbunya


Dr. Francis Mbunya is a community development professional. He holds a doctorate degree in Development Studies. Since 2007, he has been providing technical support for national and international development projects. He has played a major role in developing, planning and implementing major education for Sustainable lifestyle projects, which has empowered more than 500 youth on sustainable livelihood development and sustainable resource management.

Dr. Francis serves as a technical advisory board member for the Resource Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development and as program director for CMnet Worldwide. He is passionate about empowering nonprofits to play a significant role in community development. He is also a passionate social entrepreneur, helping young professionals to become passionate social entrepreneurs.

Irfan Miswari


Irfan Miswari is a research and fundraising coordinator at Scale Up, Riau, Indonesia. His responsibility is developing and managing research activity and relationships with key stakeholders and funding agency.

He has been working in NGO for more than 10 years. His first professional experience started as advocacy coordinator, various project coordinators, and Monitoring and Evaluation staff under World Bank Projects.

He earned his bachelor’s degree at University of Delhi in Political Science. He has additional studies in NGO Management Certificate Program held by PACIVIS, University of Indonesia.

Jones Shamalambo


Jones is a humanitarian aid professional with vast experience working in volatile and complex environments. I am a Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Lakeshore Hope and Relief Zambia, a local Relief NGO providing assistance to victims of natural and man-made disasters in Zambia.

He has worked on a number of humanitarian sectors including Emergency Health, Education, Nutrition, WASH and Road Safety. Passionately, I am a road safety and victims care advocate. I am a holder of a master’s in international Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid and Masters in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management.

Juan Ramon Vanegas Saenz


Dr. Vanegas Sáenz is the Vice President and Co-founder of FOCO, a non profit organization based in Nicaragua that aims to provide dental services to the low-income people of Nicaraguan communities through primary oral health care programs, to improve their quality of life; and to date, FOCO has organized several Dental Care Days in many communities of Nicaragua, held with own resources and the support of many volunteers.

Dr. Vanegas Sáenz has a modest history of working in community dentistry, dental education and dental private practice. Now with a 10 year experience, he is a strong professional who obtained his Dental Degree from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua, has a Master Degree in Higher Education from Universidad Jean Jacques Rousseau, and he is a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Advance Prosthetic Dentistry from Tohoku University, Japan. He is skilled in Dentistry, Esthetic Dentistry, Prosthetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, Clinical Research, Biomaterials Research, Healthcare Management and Community Dentistry. Nowadays he is committed to grow their non-profit organization to continue the work of providing oral health care and giving away smiles to many children and adults of poor communities in Nicaragua.

Klára Tidrichová

Czech Republic

Mrs. Klára Tidrichová has been the founder and the president of NGO Rovnovážka based in the Czech Republic since 2011.

Klára's main expertise lies in the field of project management, including financial management. Since 2003, she has been working in the field of adult training, aiming at support of equal opportunities on the labour market.

Lee Pliscou


Lee Pliscou has been the Executive Director of Micronesian Legal Services Corporation since 2012. Before coming to MLSC, since 1987, he worked with legal aid throughout California. His work in legal services provided him the opportunity to have been selected as one of the top ten trial attorneys in the U.S. by Trial Lawyers for Public Justice.

Mid-career, Lee took a break from legal services and was in private practice in Los Angeles for a year, long enough to make enough money that he and his wife could squander four years on a small boat visiting remote islands in the Pacific, Indian, and Atlantic oceans. The experience of spending time in small island communities has shaped his views about justice, and power, and wealth and poverty, which continue to sustain and inspire his work.

LeRoy Boikai


Dr. LeRoy Boikai is the founder and president of Village Improvement Project, Inc., a 501c3 U.S.-based nonprofit and Liberia NGO dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for village communities in rural Liberia through service and education projects.

Dr. Boikai has worked in adult education and literacy for more than twenty-five years as program director with the New York Public Library, New York, New York and Columbus Literacy Council, Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Boikai received his graduate degrees from Columbia University in New York City.

Lusia Latu-Jones


Results driven professional with invaluable experience gained in SME and Corporate level organisations. A recognised Change Agent with the ability to communicate well at all levels, leverage strengths, anticipate change, develop and implement strategies as well as optimize resources in challenging and demanding organisations. A risk-taker entrepreneur, innovative, analytical, resourceful and committed generates optimal results with a positive work ethic, energy and desire to continually build on success.

Mrs. Latu-Jones is Managing Director of LL Consulting Ltd and the Founder/President of Tonga Youth Employment & Entrepreneurship Inc.

Mohammed Abdi Ahmed


Mohammed Abdi is a development Practitioner with over 20 years of experience in a local and national development and over 15 years of experience in Civil Society sector through development and humanitarian issues. He has led and managed a diverse range of projects spanning a multitude of Donors across numerous sectors within the emergency, rehabilitation and development frameworks.

Mohammed has worked across a wide range of sectors including social protection, education, health, nutrition, food security, climate change, natural resource management, WASH, governance and peacebuilding.

Peter Gondwe


Executive Director, Peter Gondwe holds a bachelor’s degree in community development and a diploma in Public Health and HIV/AIDS Management. He has studied with various Universities and training schools. Born in 1973, he is married with two children.

In 2008 he founded LICO with an aim of supporting local communities to fight HIV/AIDS/ TB, Sexual reproductive health, Gender Based Violence, Education by developing community based initiatives and innovative ideas to address the particular needs of local people.

Peter continues to build on his achievements with his passion, dedication and commitment, driving LICO to grow from a small grass roots organisation to a well-established and highly respected NGO with diverse skills.

Rangana Hettiarachchi

Sri Lanka

Rangana has worked on sustainability/ESG investing, SDG investing and reporting, impact investing methodologies, sustainability reporting, and digital marketing for more than six years, with expertise in Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), integrated reporting (IIRC), SASB, and other related global ESG-related frameworks. He has research experience in corporate governance performance and corporate sustainability aspects.

Further, he is an Associate Member of CIMA (UK) with an MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Roland Thompson


As the Chairman of the Unleash Potential Charity, it is a great honor to serve and support challenged children to live happier lives. Our 60 year FCSC heritage continues and I feel strongly about the important role Unleash Potential Charity plays in showing children how to unleash the potential inside them. Our children are the reason we laugh, smile and want to get up every morning. On behalf of Unleash Potential Charity, I would like to express our warm thank you and heartfelt gratitude for your support.

AidHub now provides me an opportunity to further support the growth of community solutions to some of our most challenging problems. AidHubs empowerment platform will greatly increase efficiencies, reduce costs and with everyone’s efforts deliver better funding outcomes to causes here in Japan, Asia and around the world. I am delighted to be one AidHub's Ambassadors.

Trudy N. Griffith


Ms. Trudy N. Griffith is a pharmacist and has been working in public healthcare since her registration in 1999. She completed a Master of Science in Clinical Pharmacy in 2014 to enable her to make a greater contribution to patient care in Barbados. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, she has contributed to educational efforts in Barbados and the Caribbean by serving on various committees, lecturing, delivering public presentations and serving as a training facilitator for other allied healthcare professionals.

Trudy's professional responsibilities also include Pharmacy Preceptor for students pursuing undergraduate studies in Pharmacy. Ms. Griffith is currently the President and Trustee of the Diabetes Association of Barbados, which is a charitable non-governmental organisation established to promote education, support and advocacy for persons living with diabetes.

The Diabetes Association of Barbados is pleased to have been accepted into the AidHub Pioneer Programme. This collaboration strengthens our effort to improve operational efficiency with respect to existing and upcoming programmes and initiatives.

Umud Mirzayev


Umud Mirzayev, founder and president of International Eurasia Press Fund, international organization in General Consultative Status with UN ECOSOC. He is a head of the Azerbaijan National Committee of International Press Institute since 2004 and was a member of IPI Executive Board since 2012-2016.

U.R.Mirzayev is a chairperson of IEPF is a member of the International Peace Bureau (IPB) since 2001 and is a representative of IPB in 18 western Asian countries (2013-2019).

U.Mirzayev is one of the moderators of the international events and initiatives organized for peace and security and one of the great supporters of objective information exchange in the peacebuilding process.

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