ROSALINE KANU – FOUNDER
Rosaline Kanu is passionate about education and truly believes that every child should have access to education. She graduated with Bachelors Degree in Actuarial Science from Morgan State University and currently works as an Actuarial Analyst in the United States.
Raised in Sierra Leone, Kanu has witnessed first hand the issues people deal with in her country. In the aftermath of the Ebola epidemic, Kanu created the TEK school foundation as a way to give back to less privilege communities and the children most affected by Ebola. With the help of donors, her organization provides school supplies and full-tuition scholarships to send children to school and keep them in school. Kanu’s hobbies include watching movies, traveling and learning new things like painting.
Small Acts,When Multiplied by Millions of People,Can Transform The World ~ Mahatma Gandhi
DONALDSON BANGURA – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Donaldson Bangura was born and raised in Freetown, Sierra Leone. He received his Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering at the Milton Margai College of Education Science and Technology in 2012. After Graduation, he worked with the West African Examination Council as a Data Analyst for the West African Senior Scholl Certificate Examinations.
Donaldson is a shareholder and board member of IDT Labs – a leader in providing innovative solutions that deploys technology to build and scale social and development change in West Africa. Donaldson’s hobbies include teaching and volunteering.
Volunteers Don’t Get Paid, Not Because They’re Worthless, But Because They’re Priceless ~ Sherry Anderson
FANTA THORONKA – PUBLIC RELATIONSHIP OFFICER
Fanta Thoronka has a passion for Public Health and making a change in the lives of others. She has a Bachelors Degree in Health Administration and Policy with a Minor in Sociology from The University of Maryland Baltimore County, and recently completed a MPH program from the Oxford Brookes University. Born and raised in the United States, Fanta moved back to Sierra Leone in early 2015, when she started working with Save the Children International during the Ebola crisis, reaching communities along the peninsula and monitoring Peripheral Health Units on Infection Prevention and Control.
Fanta is always on the lookout for the next big challenge. She has aspirations for starting her own organisation that focuses on mental health and well being of the children in Sierra Leone. Fanta’s hobbies include travelling, reading, and volunteering.
Giving Is Not Just About Making A Donation.It Is About Making A Difference. ~ Kathy Calvin