Our Board

Our Staff

AFFCAD UK is run by a team of committed volunteers based in the UK and around the world.

Our Staff

AFFCAD UK is run by a team of committed volunteers based in the UK and around the world. We work closely with AFFCAD Uganda to support the community in Bwaise wherever they need us most. Right now that is campaigning and fundraising for our Covid-19 relief campaign.

We are always looking for enthusiastic, passionate and professional people to join our team, so get in touch!

Jabina Rai
Lead Administrator

Jabina is an avid reader, writer and speaker of positive social development. With a heart for volunteering, she dedicates her efforts towards various charities and communities. She finds it fun, embarking on long distance journeys and exploring cultures, one adventure at a time.

Deborah Oyewole
Charity Assistant

Deborah is a Social Science student, specialising in Political Humanities. She is passionate about international relations and development, and has undertaken work experience at the UN in Geneva.

Devinder Kaur
Legal Assistant

Devinder is a recent graduate with a degree in Law and Business, looking to use her knowledge to do some good in the world. She enjoys new challenges and experiences. In her spare time, she loves to play board games.

Sophie Hitchen
Legal Assistant

Sophie is a law graduate with over two years of clinical experience in a vast array of legal areas, specialising in Wills and Probate, among other Private Client matters, and Contract Law. She has experience in researching case matters, interviewing clients and advising them accordingly.

Giovanna Giuriolo
Bid Writer

Giovanna has a BA in International Studies and a BA in History from Loyola University Chicago, as well as an MSc in African Politics from SOAS University of London. She is passionate about sustainable development, international development and human rights. She also has regional expertise in Africa, including field experience in Tanzania working with vulnerable youths.

Jan Lefley
Jan has worked within education and community and youth development for over 40 years. Successfully tendered for ESF bids to support long term unemployed, resulting in over £1.5 million in grants over 5 years. 
During the pandemic provided over 56,000 meals to families living with food insecurity through a network of volunteers and 21 local Community Pantries. 
Achieved over £10 million worth of funding over the last 6 years from a variety of sources.  
Apart from her work with AFFCAD, she is currently supporting organisations to work with vulnerable families and individuals to move out of food and energy poverty.

Dylan Cox
Website Manager

Dylan is a financial analyst who loves building websites and writing content for a variety of organisations. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, coding and exercising.

Isla Swan
Education Assistant

Isla studied International Development at university and is currently working for a charity supporting adults with learning disabilities. Isla enjoys volunteering for charities in her spare time, as well as getting outside by hiking in the Peak District or Yorkshire Dales, and wild swimming when she can.

Oladimeji Shotayo ( Shotty)
Charity Assistant

Shotty is a seasoned Administrator with over 10 years of experience and a passion for going above and beyond to ensure client satisfaction. His dedication to providing top-notch service has earned a reputation as a customer-friendly professional who regularly puts the needs of others first.

When not working, you can find him spending quality time with his loved ones. As a family man, he believes that relationships are the foundation of life.

Interested In Joining AFFCAD UK?

AFFCAD UK is a small, volunteer-run charity and we rely on the fantastic commitment, energy and talent of our team. We operate remotely, and welcome applications from people all over the world. You can choose how, when and where to work.

We are open to applications from interested individuals. Please get in touch to share your experience, what you hope to bring to AFFCAD UK and why you are interested in joining our team.

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