UK Charity Number: 1155829 Zambian NGO Registration: RINGO 101/0153/14
Hesther Ede has been visiting Zambia in a professional and personal capacity for over 15 years. Having attained a Masters degree in African politics from SOAS she has since worked in both public & private sectors for organisations such as the Commonwealth Partnership for Technology Management, Microsoft and INTO University Partnerships. She currently works in the field of international higher education and is a dedicated supporter of improving access to education in developing countries.
Katie Prowse has been volunteering and travelling in Africa, especially, Zambia on and off for the last 10 years, with her latest adventure at the School Club Zambia as our first Programme Manager. Currently Katie is working for DAI as an Associate Recruiter on programmes with the UK Department for International Development. With a Degree in Counselling Psychology and recently completing a Masters in Education, Gender and International Development at the IOE, Katie has a passion for increasing access to and equality in education.
Trish Corzine is a Zimbabwean who has been living and working in the UK for many years but has visited Africa twice a year since she left and has a house in Harare. She has recently semi - retired from corporate life. She was a main board director of The Restaurant Group, at the time of writing a FTSE 250 plc, and Managing Director of one of the groups divisions. She stepped down in May 2013.
Hannah Kerrigan lived in Zambia for two years from 2013 - 2015, as the philanthrophy manager of the Sanctuary Retreats group. Since moving back to the UK, Hannah has completed her MSc in Finance, worked for Marie Curie and is now the Trusts and Foundations Manager for the Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity.
Left to right: Hesther at Kariba South's Tailoring Centre; Katie and Trish at a Kariba South Primary Open Day
Ralph Green is a Scotsman born in England. His father and mother were Scottish. He is regarded as a "sassenach" by Scots, a gentle piece of fun. He is a graduate of University of Glasgow, enjoying careers in Accountancy, Social Work, Education, Trade Union, and Psychology. Ralph is now retired from paid employment finding opportunity in Advocacy representation for vulnerable individuals and community groups. He is married with three children and three grandchildren and lives in Glasgow. His leisure interests are writing, sailing and his grandchildren. Ralph is School Club Zambia's Scottish Ambassador and has been raising awareness and funds for our projects since 2014.