“Never doubt that a small

GROUP OF THOUGHTFUL, COMMITTED CITIZENS CAN CHANGE THE WORLD; INDEED IT'S THE ONLY THING THAT EVER HAS.

TEAM MANTRAS

  • Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.  It's not.
    DR. SEUSS
  • Act as if what you do makes a difference.  It does.  
    WILLIAM JAMES
  • How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.  
    ANNE FRANK

Holly WBHOLLY ELISSA
FOUNDER & CEO

Professional storyteller, loner, wanderer and unapologetic idealist.  Has a penchant for Ancient Kushite and Egyptian civilizations, outer space, and movie-making. Proud parent of a one-eyed chihuahua named Stitch.
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Nicolay WBNICOLAY BASTOS
GRAPHIC DESIGNER

A freelance creative designer currently based in the Netherlands, born and raised in South Africa, with a 17 year stint in Vancouver, Canada in-between. An avid traveler, scuba diver and photographer with a tendency to paint on walls. Mean cook, no fixed address/kitchen.
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Judy WBJUDY DIGNARD
FINANCIALS

With over 35 years in the Financial Services Industry, Judy is an Investment Advisor with a major full-service brokerage firm in Canada. She also serves as Treasurer for the Greater Moncton Chapter of Osteoporosis Canada and as board member for BUILT Network.

BerthaBERTHA CHIN
SOCIAL MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

An independent spirit, Bertha is a media academic and university lecturer with a PhD in Media and Cultural Studies from Cardiff University. Born and raised in Borneo, she is currently London-based. She is also a foodie, fan of quality TV & film, cat-lover and amateur photographer.
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BrianBRIAN PALMER
SOCIAL MEDIA & MARKETING STRATEGIST

Brian has his Tourism Management degree from Capilano University. With several years of work in marketing, Brian brings experience in marketing communications, brand awareness, ethical tourism, cultural tourism, product development and leadership. An experienced boulderer/rock climber and outdoorsman, he also enjoys chopping wood and the beautiful weather in New Brunswick.

 

Lisa WBLISA WILSON-WRIGHT
ADMINISTRATOR & VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Lisa works as a consultant in the energy efficiency field and has a PhD in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the mother of a bright and enthusiastic son and the partner of an intelligent and loving man. Lisa also practices yoga, hula hoops, and loves to cook and bake with locally-sourced ingredients. Although she grew up in the US Midwest, she now lives in Boston, MA. Lisa’s photo is courtesy of Ms. Allana Taranto.
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Oneka WBONEKA RICHARD
PROGRAM DIRECTOR, UGANDA

Richard, a social worker by profession, studied Social Work and Social Administration at Makerere Institute for Social Development, Gender and Development at Nsamizi Training Institute of Social Development. He is in the final semester of completing a bachelor’s degree in Community Leadership and Development at Uganda Christian University. He began his career at Medicines Sans Frontiers (MSF) counselling night commuters in Gulu, Uganda. Richard also worked at the Gulu Support the Children Organization Rehabilitation Center for Former Child Soldiers and Comboni Samaritans of Gulu. His involvement with Caleb’s Hope is in fulfillment of his dreams of supporting disadvantaged children and women in his community of Attiak, where he is originally from.

 

Daniel WBDANIEL KRONDAHL
RESEARCHER

Based in Sweden, Daniel has a Master in Human Rights with a focus on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Professionally Daniel advises people how to best combine foods and beverages. Most of his spare time is spent as a musician, conductor, band leader and arranger of music.
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Kosko WBOKELLO KOSKO KENNEDY
COORDINATOR & CONSULTANT, UGANDA

Kosko is a well-respected school teacher in the Atiak Sub-County district. He instills the importance of education and community caring to all his students. He has been a CH volunteer since the beginning of the NGOs involvement in Atiak.

 

 

Katya WBKATJA KLENK
DIRECTOR OF ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN & SUSTAINABILITY (PROJECT BUILD)

Educated in Germany, with a Dipl.-Ing. degree in Architecture acquired at the Brandenburgische Technische Universitaet Cottbus, a background in architectural research, sustainability and design, Katja has worked as an architectural designer for multiple firms in Canada and Germany. For the last 5 years Katja has been living and working in Vancouver, and developed quite a passion for the great outdoors, especially snowboarding and hiking. Katja currently works and lives in Berlin.

Richard WBOKELLO RICHARD
AGRICULTURAL TRAINER, UGANDA

22-year-old Okello Richard studied General Agriculture specializing in animal husbandry and crop production at the Amugo Agricultural Institute in Uganda. He offers our beneficiaries training in animal rearing and crop production, particularly in the areas of modern agronomic practices, post-harvest handling, as well as fruit farming and growing.

Allyson_croppedALLYSON TEED
PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Upon graduating from University of King’s College and receipt of her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Social Anthropology, Allyson’s interest in acting led her west to study at the Vancouver Film School. She is a TESOL certified ESL teacher with a passion for all things cultural. Now back on Canada’s east coast, Allyson works at a private art and design college helping students pursue their artistic passion. She is likely to be found discovering new music, film or planning travel adventures.
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SamSAMANTHA ASH
GRANT WRITER

A nomad and adventurer, Samantha holds a Masters in International Relations and is currently the Associate Director of International Special Events for Human Rights Watch where she has worked for the past 3+ years, specialising in development (fundraising) and events. In her spare time, Sam is an avid traveller and is passionate about cooking, skiing and literature.

Broadus WBBROADUS MATTISON
ALL-ROUND MR. AWESOME

Broadus is a Vancouver, BC based actor and hero-for-hire who is honored to be part of Caleb’s Hope in the role of all around go-to-guy for the hard to handle and odd jobs. Well-trained in the mystic arts of information science, law enforcement and service in the U.S. Navy, he seeks to keep members of Caleb’s up-to-date with the latest developments in the Sub-Saharan/East Africa with a special emphasis  on Uganda and the Sudan.