MANAGEMENT

Dollin Holt

Founder & Director
Dollin’s passion lies in helping those who are disenfranchised, disempowered and disadvantaged everywhere, with his focus mostly on Africa. Over the years Dollin has been involved in charity work…

Veronica Cato

Head of Admin/ Secretary
I graduated from a fashion college and secured my first job as a buyer with top fashion retailer/department store, Debenhams. After a few years with them, I moved over to Top Shop where I worked for several years…

BOARD OF ADVISORS

Francis Ohanyido

Dr. Francis Ohanyido

Adviser on Public Health and other Development Issues.
Dr. Francis Ohanyido is a public health physician and a fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health (UK), Royal Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. (UK)…

Professor Hope Eghagha

Adviser on Education and Training
Professor Hope Eghagha is the Head of Department of English at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. Until recently, he was the Commissioner of Higher Education in Delta State, Nigeria. He is a prolific writer, novelist, poet and playwright. He has published more than 43 articles…

Hon. Linda Somiari-Stewart

Adviser on Development & Humanitarian Issues
Hon. Linda Somiari- Stewart is a journalist and publisher of over 25 years experience and blogs at http://burumo.blogspot.com.ng/. She is also the founder of Second Opportunity Africa, an NGO which helps people realize their potentials..
Muriithi Kagai

Muriithi Kagai

Adviser on Poverty Reduction and Good Governance
A development economist with over 20 years of working and consultancy experience. He has served in senior management levels in the field of development finance mainly […]

Bosede Akinbolusere

Board Member
Ms. Bosede Funmi Akinbolusere (Nigeria), holds a Masters in Gender Analysis and Economics from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, and B Sc. in Agricultural Economics from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria. She has certification in many international and national developmental trainings such as ToT on Gender Responsive Economic Policy (UN Africa Institute for Economic Development and Planning, Dakar, Senegal), Mainstreaming Gender in the World of Work (International Training Center of the ILO, Turin Italy), Sexual Health and AIDS prevention for Adolescents, (Ofri Training Center, Jerusalem, Israel), Managing Gender Issues in Health Care (Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur, India), Basic of Health Economics (World Bank Institute, Washington DC, USA) and Participatory Planning Monitoring and Evaluation (PPME) (Wageningen International, Netherlands) to mention few. She has over 13 years of experience working on various development thematic areas such as Adolescent Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS Prevention and Impact Mitigation, Reproductive Health for Conflict Affected Populations, Gender Mainstreaming, Research Methodology, policy, community and institutional strengthening, advocacy and development coupled with her experience working on project sites in various rural and urban communities. These have further enhanced her capabilities to cope with emerging issues in policy formulation & implementation, CSOs engagement, population and sustainable development programming. She is currently facilitating health and other interventions for conflict affected populations in IDP camps and other vulnerable groups in Nigeria. Mentoring young people on leadership skills, career development, entrepreneur skills development, providing linkages to free online courses and funded studies (short courses & Postgraduate). She is among the 2017 Advisory & Personal Mentor for “The Queen’s Young Leaders Programme”, Assessor, Young African Leadership Institute (YALI-West Africa), Panelist, Annual National Female Food Hero Award by Oxfam. Fellow, Africa Women Leadership Institute (2014) and Sexuality Leadership Development Institute (2009).

VOLUNTEERS

Akor Emmanuel Oche

Project/ICT Manager
I am Akor Emmanuel Oche, a Nigerian Poet, Critic, Essayist and Thinker. The C.E.O of Ochebooks Publishing; a 21st Century Book Publishing firm that deals in the writing, publishing, distribution and marketing of all manner of books and related academic materials within the African Continent. I am also a frontend web developer and graphics designer.
Akansi

Akansi Ishmael Adawi

Volunteer Community Development worker.
I am from Kusanaba, Upper East Region, Ghana. I am a student of Bolgatanga Polytechnic studying Procurement and Logistics Management. I am a stage performer and singer. I am a recipient of Caprecon scholarship and a volunteer Community Development worker.

Christine Eno

Volunteer Community Development Worker
I was born in Lome, Togo. I am from AkwaIbom State, Nigeria. I am an experienced and highly sought after administration, who has a total of 21 years work experience; 7 years in educational management and leadership, 10 years in general office administration and 4 years in customer service, sales and marketing. After venturing into educational administration, I discovered my purpose and passion in leadership development and entrepreneurship. I have a good understanding and professional knowhow of my industry. I am honoured and consider it a pleasure to work with CAPRECON Development Foundation.I look forward to developing capacity in women, young entrepreneurs and to lead in educating children with no access to education. As an educator, psychologist, facilitator and a driver of change in any community, I have successfully built sustainable development projects with people I work with. I have also advocated for the rights of women and young people by setting up of CLEEWANS Foundation whose core activities are Leadership development, Education, Empowerment of Women. Together with CAPRECON, we shall have a clear picture of how to promote small-scale economies, upgrade leadership skills in women and young people. I have a number of unpublished books and write ups to my credit. My hobbies include reading, writing , travelling, cooking and dancing.

ABU Yusuf John

Volunteer Community Development Worker
ABU Yusuf John is a public health specialist involved in Development Program design, resource mobilization and program implementation in the North-east of Nigeria for over 10 years. A co-founder of African Community and Environmental Health Initiative (ACE-Hi) based in Bauchi state, Nigeria and the convener of Alternative Response Initiative for Mental Health (ARI). He has initiated and help establish various community structures for community-based interventions including provision of access to education for IDP children in host communities andout-of-school-children, strengthening family led care for OVC, improving knowledge and practices of community governance, budget participation, inclusiveness of women and other vulnerable population (including the physically challenged and minority groups) in decision making and equitable access to essential services inNorth-east Nigeria which is witnessing a major humanitarian crisis as a result of violence from extremist group. ABU Yusuf John holds a Master’s Degree in project Management and a Post Graduate Degree in Public Health Education and Promotion.

Winnie Mabena

Volunteer Community Development Worker
Winnie Mabena is founder of The Knowledge Hub a community that is working to promote literacy among children and women. She holds a double major Bachelor of Arts degree in Library and Information Science and Public Administration and a Diploma in Management Studies from the University of Zambia. Winnie is currently serving as a volunteerboard chairperson for Young Women in Action. Her leadership role involves maximizing opportunities for networking, capacity building, empowerment and participation of young women in leadership position which includes politics and civic participation. For the past three years she has been working closely with Plan International Zambia as Country Representative for Plan International Zambia’s Youth Advisory Panel, a position she has held for nearly two years, working to make the Youth Advisory Panel operational at Country Office, and at Program Unit level. Her role involves mobilizing young people to influence decision making processes of Plan International Zambia to maximize the benefits of programsfor children and youths. She has also been playing a leading role in young people’s efforts in forming a social movement for girls and young women on ending child marriage in the country. Winnie has participated in various local and international consultation processes in ending child marriage and promoting girls rights activities, particularly in the development of social movement guidelines for ending child marriages in Southern Africa, conducting radio and TV talk shows on gender equality, ending child marriage, promoting girls’education and other youth led social media campaigns on ending child marriage. She is also a young eminent woman and a champion of change Trainer of Trainers for gender equality. Apart from the above mentioned, Winnie is also a part time lecturer specialized in teaching Records Management courses. Her zeal and tenacity in promoting literacy especially in rural areasis unrelenting. Her favorite quote is by Nelly Ray; “I know what happens when you give up, I want to see what happens if I don’t.”
Enddy P. Sunny-Udjor

Enddy P. Sunny-Udjor

Volunteer Community Development worker.
Enddy P. Sunny-Udjor is the writer/producer of “Not In Our Culture”, a TV documentary that compares and contrasts the African culture and other parts of the world. She is also a photographer She graduated from the Delta state university in Nigeria with a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication. Enddy or Mummy Dee she is popularly called worked as a columnist for the REFLECTOR, a bi-weekly newspaper in Delta state, as a coordinator for De Amer Ventures. She is also a poet and when she is not writing, she works as a distributor of general commodities. Due to her love for humanity, she is ever ready to help the less privileged/ widows in her society

Sadoh Amina

EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
I am from Edo State, Nigeria. I am a skilled communicator, well organized and good team-worker. I am able to share knowledge and utilize my skills and expertise for the development and growth of Caprecon Development Foundation, alongside achieving its goals. My interests are cooking, travelling, poetry writing and reading.

Kariebi Prekebena

Volunteer Community Development and Communication Officer
He is the Founder/National Coordinator ‘Anti-Cultism Awareness Organization. He pioonered Anti-Cultism campaigns in secondary schools in Nigeria in 2007.The author of ” Anti-Guidelines For Secondary Schools/Tertiary Institutions” a handbook aimed at educating the youths about the dangers and disadvantages of Cultism. The book is used in schools across Lagos, Delta, Rivers and Bayelsa State. He initiated the 2012 Bayelsa State Renunciation program, where over 11 thousand youths renounced their membership of various Cult Groups and embraced peace. Comrade Prekebena is a writer/ Poet and stoic Anti-Cultism Campaigner