Our staff

Our Staff Members


Chief Executive Officer
Jarso has over 20 years of experience of senior programme management in the region and is a respected elder from the drylands and with extensive experience of governance, voice, education, food security programming and he has a wide range of skills in drylands development and advocacy.


Monitoring, Learning & Communications Manager
Vanessa over 25 years of development experience and expertise in knowledge management, monitoring, and evaluation, strategy development, facilitating multi-stakeholder learning processes, communication, and advocacy and social safeguards.


Finance & Administration Manager
Caroline has an MBA in Financial Management and over 18 years of experience in leading teams within finance, administration and operations departments in INGOs at strategic and tactical levels to ensure the realization of excellent results.



Programme Assistant
Rawia has experience with NGOs in health project implementation, community empowerment, Countering Violent Extremism (CVE), monitoring and evaluation.


Communications Assistant
Asma has a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, with a double concentration in Public Relations and Broadcast media from United States International University.