He is a citizen of Rwanda living in the US. He is a seasoned African Executive where he has twelve years of management experience in working for grass roots Non-Governmental Organizations providing program Management of NGO programs in multiple African countries. He is a specialist with direct revenue responsibility and experience in obtaining and managing NGO program funding, providing accountability for direct grants management, including program oversight, policy analysis, providing strategies in development, monitoring and evaluation for more than 12 years in Sub-Sahara Africa where he worked for the following International Organizations: Action aid International, World Vision, Help Age and Right To Play. Mr. Joel speaks four languages English- excellent, French- excellent, and two African languages.
Mr. Joel has a BA in Sociology, ULK, Rwanda, the Kilgali Independent University, Kigali, Rwanda in 2007. He received a Specialization Certificate in Development Studies at IUED, Geneva, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva Switzerland. More about Joel
On July 6th 2013, Calister Imeda returned to Dar es Salem Tanzania. Linda Melvin, Executive Director of CharityMobi met Calister Imeda when she was completing her Masters in Public Health at Georgia State University, in Atlanta, Georgia. Calister Imeda is the Tanzania “In Country” Administrator for the CharityMobi’ operations in Tanzania. She has worked for the National Medical Research Institute of Tanzania for many years. She has traveled to every District in the country, working with people in poverty to determine their health needs. Calister will provide implementation and training, and provide program oversight and reporting. Ms. Imeda holds a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in chemistry, mathematics and Education, She holds a Masters degree in Demography of the University of Dar Es Salaam, and a Masters in Public Health (MPH) from Georgia State University, Atlanta,Georgia. More about Calister
Grace Umutesi will serve as the Medical Relocation Administrator for the CharityMobi Hurricane Sandy Program, when funded. She has experience in working in hospitals, nursing homes and hospice. She is pursuing a nursing degree. She has seven years of work experience as a Refugee Case Manager and Resettlement Case Worker. She was previously employed by The Atlanta Archdiocese of the Catholic Church, Refugee Resettlement Department. She speaks five languages, English, French, Kinyarwanda Swahili and Kirundi. She worked with Linda Melvin and Deacon Melvin to provide relocation and resettlement services for 150 displaced Hurricane Katrina families . More about Grace