The team in the Netherlands is responsible for fundraising, coordination and support of the project in Africa. The team is supported by a growing number of volunteers and is supervised by the Board.
Pim de Wit
Founder and Director
Heads the foundation in the Netherlands as well as Africa, former CEO of Sanoma Publishing Company in the Netherlands until 2005. Also founder of social venture Africa Interactive.
Responsible for office operations, worked for the UN in Benin and Haiti, the ministry of Agriculture and as a Management Consultant for Capgemini.
Dr. Olivier Nyirubugara
Senior Coach & Content Coordinator
Coordinates the training programme, originally from Rwanda, used to work as journalist in Central Africa, currently lecturer of Web Journalism & New Media Production at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Wilma van Engeldorp Gastelaars
Community manager African Slum Journal
Responsible for building and managing the African Slum Journal community. Also supervises social media & site management as well as crowdfunding.