Former tank soldier and history teacher, Simon became a Christian at Sandhurst. Army service included Iraq, Kuwait and Congo (DRC). He has a PhD in International Relations. Married to Francine, they are members of St Andrew the Great in Cambridge.
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Growing up, Tabitha accompanied her father as he preached the Gospel in poor areas in Kenya. As a missionary in South Sudan she founded a Christian girls’ school. Widely experienced in managing development projects, she has a heart for helping girls and women escape poverty and grow as Christians.
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David was deeply impacted by working in Sudan in his gap year. He became a Christian in his thirties. He has worked as a teacher and also for a Christian NGO in Ethiopia for fifteen memorable years. He has a Masters in Development Studies. He loves challenges, meals with friends and using photography and film as a modern form of story-telling. He is married to Marlene and they live in Spain.
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A former solicitor, Alice has been working as a charity administrator since 2009, joining AID in 2014. She is married to Ian and they have three grown-up/almost grown-up daughters. Alice enjoys living in Northumberland, real coffee and Danish pastries.
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Alice started working for AID in 2013 with a memorable trip to South Sudan. She oversees communications, social media, organises fundraising campaigns and many other tasks! A graduate of Newcastle University (English and French with a Masters in Media and Journalism), her interest in the developing world was sparked during a Christian gap year trip to Uganda. Alice is married to Peter and they have 2 small children.
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Remijo was born during Sudan’s civil war and ended up in northern Sudan with his parents. He has an Undergraduate Diploma in Environmental Health and Hygiene Promotion from Khartoum University. He also has an Undergraduate Diploma in Public Health Care from Omdurman Ahila University. He has over 15 years’ experience in Public Health Sector working with different Non-governmental organizations like Cordaid where he worked as Preventive Health Supervisor.
Remijo Ladu was previously the Trumpeter Community Health Coordinator in South Sudan, overseeing the 32 Trumpeters.
Anil is a consultant paediatrician and Shalini a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist. Both studied at Vellore Medical College in India. They followed God’s call to train health workers for South Sudan in 2013. They launched the training Institute AID supports in Kampala Uganda and moved to Bor, South Sudan in 2018.
Before this they worked for over 20 years in North India with the Emmanuel Hospital Association an indigenous Christian organization and were in positions of senior management and leadership.
Gabriel Guyo runs our microfinance project in Marsabit, Kenya. He has five years of experience working with the Kenya Commercial Bank. Before that he gained an Undergraduate Degree in Commerce and a Diploma in Banking and Finance. He is married with 2 children.
Amuna doubles as the AID coordinator for all projects in Yei as well as head of our microfinance project in Yei.
Amuna is a trained administrator and has worked for the government for many years.
Charity studied natural resources at Juba university and also worked with our Trumpeter Community Health team for several years. She has a passion for agriculture and now heads up the training of families in Gondokoro in modern farming practices. She makes sure to begin and end each meeting and training session with prayer.
David is vicar of Jesmond Parish Church, Newcastle upon Tyne. His enthusiasm for church strengthening and development projects in Africa stems from a post-university teaching assignment in Sudan. He believes the Episcopal and Anglican Churches are key to transformation in Africa.