The Zuri Project Team

Martin Hewell
Martin Hewell

Founder & Trustee

Martin has a great passion and dedication to improve the lives and wellbeing of those living in severe poverty. He has completed…

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Ross Young

Ross Young

Founder & Trustee

Ross has recently completed an MSc in International Development and is currently working as a development manager…

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Herbert Niwagaba

Herbert Niwagaba

In-Country Project Manager

Herbert was born, educated and also lives in the village where The Zuri Project Uganda operates. He has great determination to support others and…

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Anne Whewell

Anne Whewell

Trustee

Anne has over 25 years experience in a range of management roles and her extensive financial and…

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Greig Young

Greig Young

Trustee

Greig has over 30 years experience in a variety of corporate leadership roles and is key to…

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Sam Aldridge

Sam Aldridge

Ambassador

Sam works for STA in Australia and has valuable experience working in the International Development sector following his 6 months Project Management role in…

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Christie Barlow

Christie Barlow

Ambassador

Christie Barlow is a #1 best selling author in the UK and USA. Her books include A Year in the Life of a Playground Mother, The Misadventures…

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Danielle Cawood

Danielle Cawood

Ambassador

Danielle has been an ambassador since early 2015, assisting with the registration of the charity, alongside her role as a Senior Recruitment Consult…

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Jenna Draper

Jenna Draper

Ambassador

After spending 12 months living and working on a cattle station in the Australian outback, Jenna returned to the UK and became one of our first Ambassadors…

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Chris Hogan

Chris Hogan

Ambassador

Chris became an Ambassador of The Zuri Project in early April 2015 after hearing about the fantastic work that goes on in the community. He currently work for DGCOS and HIES…

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Rebecca Kealey

Rebecca Kealey

Ambassador

Rebecca is a qualified primary school teacher and has voluntary teaching experience in Africa and Asia. After visiting the village in which The Zuri Project Uganda…

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Joe Matthews

Joe Matthews

Ambassador

After hearing Ross speak so passionately about the exciting challenge of setting up a charity in a country that is so uniquely different to our own, Joe didn’t have to think twice about…

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Bhasker Patel

Bhasker Patel

Patron

Bhasker became a Patron of The Zuri Project Uganda in August 2015 and is pivotal in raising the profile of our work. He is looking forward to…

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