"We know that a new approach of learning is necessary if we want to give every child around the world access to an education. That is what we strive for every day."

 

KATRIN MACMILLAN
Founder and CEO

Katrin founded Projects For All in 2013 with the aim of fostering community ownership of development projects and empowering marginalised communities. Her passion for giving a voice to individuals and communities was shaped by her time living in Nigeria and Ethiopia working in human rights advocacy and development. Katrin is an award-winning producer and has written for the Huffington Post, The Times and Time Out New York.


ROLAND WELLS
Founder and COO

Roland has broad experience in education technology, business development, operations management, sustainable building technology, and radio and film production. He is strongly committed to building a community’s technological capacity. By involving and working together with all members of the community during the implementation of each project, Roland helps to foster community ownership and encourages the community to work with new technologies.


DREW EDWARDS
Manager Project Hello World

Drew graduated with a BA (Hons) in International Studies from DePaul University, where he served as a Vincentian Mission Fellow studying the causes and consequences of forced migration on  children. Before working with Projects For All, Drew founded Pangea Educational Development, an organisation partnering with schools across Uganda to make comprehensive, sustainable development. He worked  as its Director of International Operations. 


 

ELEANOR BESLEY-GOULD
Director of Development

Eleanor moved to the non-profit sector 10 years ago following a graduate role in finance. Since then she has focussed on domestic transport and energy agendas. A published researcher who has also written on UK policy decisions and processes, Eleanor took on development whilst a director at the climate change charity 10:10. Eleanor is a member of the CAF Venturesome investment committee which supports social impact organisations and is a board member at Foundation for Change.


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MONIKA HUBBARD
Director of Communications

Monika studied agriculture and media consulting and has worked in communications across a range of sectors, including non-profit. She worked as a research assistant at the University of Hohenheim, is a published author and holds a doctorate degree in social sciences. Monika’s passion to work with underprivileged communities stems from her early studies, and she is committed to giving them a voice and making their stories heard.


CALEB FLYNN
Hello World Engineer

Caleb has a wide knowledge of technical systems and IT disciplines. His experience with the open source community has taught him that increased access to information creates bonds between users and developers creating a community, fostering innovation and enabling ownership. As an IT consultant for the past ten years, Caleb manages physical and online resources for corporate and community organisations.


ALIYU ZUBAIRU
Community Support Officer, Suleja/Nigeria

Aliyu has a Diploma in Computer Science. He advises  the community members in Suleja on how to use the Hello Hub and what services it has to offer. His hope is to see as many more Hello Hub builds as possible in rural areas, in order to allow less privileged children, and adults, to gain access to a computer and, thus, education. Aliyu has a Diploma in Computer Science. In his free time, he reads storybooks to the children at the Dominion orphanage.

 


NATHAN OKIROR
Community Support Officer, Uganda

Nathan is a Social Worker and Community Development Practitioner. He has worked with communities, NGOs, the private sector and the gouernment on a number of social problems that hinder development and growth. Today, he works as a Program Director with Pangea Educational Development, and as a Community Support Officer for Project Hello World. Nathan has a degree in Social Work and Community Development.


HILLARY BASEMEZA
Community Support Officer, Fort Portal

Hillary runs a car-hire business and is active with community development projects. He co-founded Kadiofy, a non-profit organisation that caters for the socio-economic and health needs of children and young adults. During the Hello Hub builds in 2015, Hillary developed an interest in the technology of the Hubs and, after completion of the building work, he was appointed Community Support Officer. Along with his business and community work, Hillary will pursue an ICT diploma course at Mountains of the Moon University.


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ABU HUSSEIN
Community Outreach Coordinator, Uganda

Abu, who everyone calls Tabu, is the youngest member of the Hello World team. As our Community Outreach Coordinator he engages and advises the community members how to make best use of the Hello Hubs, and the application and services they have to offer. Tabu also supports the team in regularly collecting data from the Hubs. He is in his final year of secondary school and works as a music producer whenever he has a spare minute.


STEBS SCHINNERER
Creative Advisor

Stebs is a filmmaker from San Francisco. He met the Projects For All team in 2015 during the Hello Hub build in Kidubuli, Uganda - and fell in love with everything the organisation stands for. With his personal work, he has a deep love and curiosity for people and why they do what they do. He works with Project Hello World to create media that get to the true core of the issues they're working to solve. 

 

Volunteers

We are very grateful to have a group of wonderful volunteers supporting our work and sharing our vision. 

Raeshib Aggerwhil
Film Director

 

Sayeed Anwar
Social Media Strategist

 

Monica Hargrove
Graphic Designer

Justin Keena
Photographer

 

Clark Rhee
Composer

 

Tom Saater
Photographer