Who we are - Founders
Brian Arthur is a founding Trustee of the Kisoboka Trust. Brian is a Southampton UK resident and is a semi retired Chartered Accountant. In his retirement Brian carries out accountancy work and audits for several local charities.
Norman Martin is a retired Chartered engineer and professional manager. With experience in several branches of engineering specialising mainly in Project Manangement, maintenance and facilities management.
On retirement Norman formed a “virtual” organisation known as Newtraid to provide an on line meeting place for volunteer consultants and clients. As a result of contacts made through Newtraid Norman became involved with hospital projects in Uganda and received requests for support from a school in Uganda. As a result of assistance from the trustees and others The Kisoboka Trust was formed to respond to such requests and support projects in water sanitation and health related areas.
Who we are - Trustees
Debbie joined us as a trustee in 2013. Debbie is qualified with a Bsc Hons Community Nursing / Public Health, and the Diploma in Tropical Nursing from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. MORE In Sierra Leone she works mainly in Kamakumba, a remote jungle village in the North. She has been instrumental in helping to start the first ever health post in the village and liaised with government officials on her latest journey, to discuss registration for the ‘clinic’. This also brought about the first ever vaccination programme in Kamakumba. CLOSE
In Sierra Leone she works mainly in Kamakumba, a remote jungle village in the North. She has been instrumental in helping to start the first ever health post in the village and liaised with government officials on her latest journey, to discuss registration for the ‘clinic’. This also brought about the first ever vaccination programme in Kamakumba. CLOSE
Eric trained as a plant pathologist and has spent his career working in the agricultural industry around the world. He has experience in a wide range of food crops and the conditions required for growing them. MORE CLOSE
Susannah is a Pharmacist with an interest in tropical diseases and WASH projects. She has previously lived in Kisumu, Kenya as part of a secondment working with the Ogra Foundation.
Ruth is an epidemiologist based in London working for the NHS. She has experience working in malaria control in Africa, supported the UK’s Covid-19 response and volunteers with a global health mentorships programme that equips young health professionals. In particular, she’s enthusiastic about communicating science in non-scientific settings and social justice. Outside of work, Ruth enjoys travel (outside of Covid!), baking, live music and she loves dogs.
Pius is a qualified chartered accountant with expertise in management, project, programme, and forensic accounting. He is an expert in analysing complex and £multi-million defence resource transactions, developing commercial and financial models that ensures affordability, underpinning service delivery and driving business value. He believes in democracy and the right to choose; passionate about equality, poverty alleviation, and empowering people to achieve their potential.
Who we are - Volunteers
Emily joined Kisoboka as a volunteer after graduating from the University of Southampton.
Emily uses her skills to edit our newsletters and develop our use of social media platforms. She also persuades elderly trustees and others to join in energetic fund raising activities.
This could be you
Whatever your skills and experience you would be welcome to join us!
Who we are - Partners and Donors
These are the groups and organisations without whom we would not have been able to make “it possible”. Not forgetting the many individuals who helped us through their generosity.
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