Rene Momene is a social Entrepreneur, a Disability Inclusion and Human Rights Advocate and a Development Professional who is the Founder and CEO of MORE ACTION FOR DISABILITY INCLUSION-MADI, Inc, a nonprofit organization based in the USA that works to enhance the complete inclusion of ALL persons with disabilities in the development processes of their respective communities through life changing services that inspire dignity, respect, hope and independence.
He holds a Master's Degree in International Relations: with specialty in Humanitarian Action and Sustainable Development from the CA FOSCARI University of Venise Italy in Collaboration with the International Relations Institute of Cameroon-IRIC.
With over 10 years experience in the nonprofit sector, Rene has successfully designed and led numerous projects that have created positive impact in the lives of vulnerable persons in communities.
In recognition of his excellent profession abilities, humanitarian activism and his entrepreneurial skills in helping to promote a just, equitable, peaceful, and above all an inclusive society where Persons with all forms of disabilities are welcomed, he was awarded the U.S. State Department Sponsored Emerging Global Leaders Initiative in the United States of America. As a result of this, he has served in numerous nonprofit organizations in the US, including the Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota-LSS.
Rene has also been invited on several occasions as a Speaker to lecture and speak on diverse topics on social entrepreneurship at the Minnesota International NGO Network- MINN SUMMIT, organized by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.
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Susan Efua Sackey, is a single mother of two amazing & lovely daughters who now join her as YouthPreneurs in this business. Parenting them has afforded her great “pearls of wisdom” for which she is grateful. Originally born in Ghana West Africa and currently a US citizen, she holds a B.A Degree in French & Swahili (University of Ghana) and an M.A Degree in French Studies and international Development (American University, Washington DC, USA).
She is well travelled. The many countries she has lived and strategically worked in have also served as her “Grandest Auditorium of Learning” motivating her to strive for excellence as a personal & professional lifestyle. She interacts with global audiences with a heightened and unique multi-lingual/socio-cultural sensitivity.
Her career spans almost 30 years of strategic and collaborative work with various international donor organizations, host country Governments, Ministries of Health, National AIDS Control Programs, WHO, Embassies, public and private sector partnerships and synergy, local governments (including Parliamentarians), community/ traditional leaders as well as Faith Based Organizations (FBOs). She has collaborated with many strategic partners and host governments to develop national policy for public health and international development.
She is an exceptional & effective “change magnet” and has successfully implemented diverse Information, Education & Behavior Change Communication (IEC/BCC) initiatives globally that serve as success stories and best practices still being adopted.
She enjoys volunteering which she has engaged in for over twenty years and actively serves both in and outside of the church to be highly relevant to society .She previously served for four years as a volunteer Board member for Bright Future Foundation a US non-profit supporting orphanages in Kenya & other Eastern African countries. She has volunteered assistance in many organizations across the world to be more sustainable in making great impact on their communities.
Mr Chia Emmanuel is a qualified Social Worker from the National School of Social Welfare Workers (ENAAS) Yaounde-Cameroon. He equally holds a Bsc in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Buea-Cameroon and a Masters in Public Health (MPH) obtained from the University of Bedfordshire in England.
Since January 2015, Mr Chia has been involved in Disability Inclusion, Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and other vulnerable persons including women, girls, children, older and chronically sick persons in the Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon. He has extensive skills in Project management, grants writing which he has used within Faith-based, National as well as International Non Governmental Organisations to assist in interventions aimed at improving on the quality of life for Persons with Disabilities.
Within the context of the crisis plaguing the Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon, Mr Chia has traveled into Hard-to-Reach Areas within the two regions in order to provide assistance to the needy amidst security challenges from Non-State Armed Groups (NSAG) and the Military.
Emily Sigunyi, Senior Executive of International Programs is a married mother of three lovely boys. Born in Kenya from a very humble background, she started from scratch including doing casual jobs to mobilize resources and to also raise funds to cover her own school fees. She is a success story who emerged top in her final Primary school final exams resulting in her winning many hearts as a young hard working girl in her local village. To date, Emily being brought up by peasant parents has remained a role model to many upcoming young girls in her home village.
Emily is a professional Administrator, highly effective in coordinating and implementing multiple projects. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a team player attitude and strong initiative. She is characterized by peers and superiors as a confident and capable in demonstrating strong organizational, written and communication skills.
Emily holds a Diploma in Community Development (Hampton College, South Africa), a Diploma in Administration and a Diploma in Secretarial Studies. She has attended many seminars and has achieved many awards in her organizational/ interpersonal skills. She has been recognized as a promoter of the girl child and has been involved in organizing different events to raise money towards this noble cause.
Her dream is to actively work with girls and women to achieve their desired goals for a better society and to promote gender equality. Educating a girl is like educating the entire society, and Emily is firmly walking the path to achieving her dreams!
MORE ACTION for Disability Inclusion(MADI), Inc.
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