Our success in providing scholarships and vocational training for low income earning women & children is due to the ongoing efforts by our dedicated team of regional & international volunteers, ambassadors and staff.

Kailend employs a small team of talented individuals, most of whom are host country nationals working in the field. Our team combine years of expertise with local knowledge and strong networks to help low income earning women generate income and jobs for their families, and communities at large.

Samuel    Founder & Executive Director   Samuel founded Kailend in 2013 and currently serves as Executive Director. He oversees the operations of Kailend, managing all aspects of the organization and travels within the sub-region to visit Kailend programs and local teams in Togo, Ghana and The Gambia.  He has a passion for environmental conservation, renewable energy and learning about new subjects. He has been featured in various international publications, recognizing the sustainable impact Kailend is having on low income earning women and children in West Africa through scholarships, vocational training and agriculture training methods with a unique zero waste model.

Samuel

Founder & Executive Director

Samuel founded Kailend in 2013 and currently serves as Executive Director. He oversees the operations of Kailend, managing all aspects of the organization and travels within the sub-region to visit Kailend programs and local teams in Togo, Ghana and The Gambia.

He has a passion for environmental conservation, renewable energy and learning about new subjects. He has been featured in various international publications, recognizing the sustainable impact Kailend is having on low income earning women and children in West Africa through scholarships, vocational training and agriculture training methods with a unique zero waste model.

Madikay    Chief Operating Officer   Madikay has a passion for breaking new ground and achieving lasting social change. He has been involved in Kailend since 2016, voluntarily offering strategic advice to aid in Kailend’s continued growth. He has over 9 years experience in Management, Business Development, and Strategic Partnerships. His responsibilities include overseeing high level relationships that foster revenue growth.  He believes in the core values of Kailend and is driven by our mission to contribute to educating low income earning women and children from impoverished communities through scholarships and vocational training. In his spare time he likes to spend time with his family, read books, travel and play golf.

Madikay

Chief Operating Officer

Madikay has a passion for breaking new ground and achieving lasting social change. He has been involved in Kailend since 2016, voluntarily offering strategic advice to aid in Kailend’s continued growth. He has over 9 years experience in Management, Business Development, and Strategic Partnerships. His responsibilities include overseeing high level relationships that foster revenue growth.

He believes in the core values of Kailend and is driven by our mission to contribute to educating low income earning women and children from impoverished communities through scholarships and vocational training. In his spare time he likes to spend time with his family, read books, travel and play golf.

 
Navshika    Communications & Partnerships   Navshika is a charity consultant working with Kailend to mobilise corporate partners and lead the communications strategy for our growing online community. Shika is also an experienced policy professional, blogger and speaker, who is passionate about capturing empowering stories of African international development that the diaspora can join in solving. This is part of her wider initiative called 'Becoming Africquainted'.  Outside of the office, Shika enjoys exploring her Mauritian heritage and has volunteered in several countries around the world. She can usually be found in the UK networking with like-minded people, reading a good book and drinking a cup of tea. Get in touch with her directly at becomingafricquainted@gmail.com if you'd like to arrange an informal chat about how you can become involved in Kailend's work.

Navshika

Communications & Partnerships

Navshika is a charity consultant working with Kailend to mobilise corporate partners and lead the communications strategy for our growing online community. Shika is also an experienced policy professional, blogger and speaker, who is passionate about capturing empowering stories of African international development that the diaspora can join in solving. This is part of her wider initiative called 'Becoming Africquainted'.

Outside of the office, Shika enjoys exploring her Mauritian heritage and has volunteered in several countries around the world. She can usually be found in the UK networking with like-minded people, reading a good book and drinking a cup of tea. Get in touch with her directly at becomingafricquainted@gmail.com if you'd like to arrange an informal chat about how you can become involved in Kailend's work.

Makafui    Monitoring & Evaluation   Makafui works mainly with groups of low income earning women, smallholder farmers and children in need of support, with a specialisation in education and child care. She provides support through difficult times and helps to improve outcomes in their lives.  She helps to conduct project evaluations, assess, counsel and offer advice to our beneficiaries and allocate appropriate care and resources. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, reading and fabric shopping at the local market.

Makafui

Monitoring & Evaluation

Makafui works mainly with groups of low income earning women, smallholder farmers and children in need of support, with a specialisation in education and child care. She provides support through difficult times and helps to improve outcomes in their lives.

She helps to conduct project evaluations, assess, counsel and offer advice to our beneficiaries and allocate appropriate care and resources. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, reading and fabric shopping at the local market.

 
Roli    Senior Administrative Officer   Roli joined Kailend after several years of working for international aid agencies, he has previous experience with international NGOs and sports coaching. In his role as Senior Administrator, he helps to prepare regular reports and organize Kailend records. He also provides support for our Marketing and Finance teams.  Outside of work, Roli enjoys spending time with his family and taking in the nature in some of the best wildlife parks in Togo and Ghana.

Roli

Senior Administrative Officer

Roli joined Kailend after several years of working for international aid agencies, he has previous experience with international NGOs and sports coaching. In his role as Senior Administrator, he helps to prepare regular reports and organize Kailend records. He also provides support for our Marketing and Finance teams.

Outside of work, Roli enjoys spending time with his family and taking in the nature in some of the best wildlife parks in Togo and Ghana.

Albert    Internship & programe Coordinator   Albert helps our new interns get settled in their new surroundings and to plan their daily program activities and weekend trips around Togo. He also helps to evaluate our programs alongside a social worker.  In his spare time he enjoys playing football, taking pictures, Afrobeats music, travelling to new destinations, traditional dance and making the most of the year-round sunshine, exploring the outdoors with friends.

Albert

Internship & programe Coordinator

Albert helps our new interns get settled in their new surroundings and to plan their daily program activities and weekend trips around Togo. He also helps to evaluate our programs alongside a social worker.

In his spare time he enjoys playing football, taking pictures, Afrobeats music, travelling to new destinations, traditional dance and making the most of the year-round sunshine, exploring the outdoors with friends.