Who are “Las Kelelas”?

In Spain

Eva Henrich– Founding partner of Kelele África.

President of the association. Holds a Bachelor´s degree in Business Administration from Boston University.  Has worked in fashion for 22 years until travelling to Uganda in 2007 for the first time, where she fell in love with the country and its people. After three more trips, the third one as a volunteer in Kasenda, she founded Kelele Africa in February 2012 together with Chelo Morueco. Both women manage, direct and coordinate the association while working, hand in hand, with the Ugandan coordinator.

 

 


Chelo Morueco de la Fuente– Founding partner of Kelele África.

Secretary for the association.  During her profesional career as team manager and head of the Societies, Advisors and Directors Annual Directory, she focused on commercial and financial information. With more than 13 years of experience in International Cooperation, both as a volunteer and a paid employee, she has also worked in different areas such as project management and sales.  Together with Eva Henrich, she works in the direction and coordination of projects in Kimya and Kasenda (Uganda).

 


 

 

 

Berta Grasset Jiménez– Architect, actress and costume designer, she collaborates with Kelele Africa as a volunteer in the design and construction of the Kumwenya Eco-School.

 

 

 


 

 

 

Santiago Camuñas– Accountant and volunteer working with numbers and accounts from the start. Born in Madrid and married with two daughters, he works as the financial director of an airline.

 

 


 

 

Ana León - Hace unos años dejó la consultoría informática para dedicarse a otras cosas. Y conoció a Kelele África en Uganda. Desde entonces intenta colaborar en todo lo que puede. Y si de algo no sabe, intenta aprender. También propone, alguna vez, ideas locas que Kelele África hace realidad.

 

Ana León– Worked as webmaster and in ranking at Google. She left computer consulting a few years ago to do other things.  Then, she found Kelele Africa in Uganda and ever since, she has collaborated in every area she can, while trying to learn things she does not know about. Sometimes she even proposes crazy ideas that Kelele actually puts into practice.

 

 


In Uganda

 

Joanitah Nakandi– President of Kelele Africa Uganda, which is registered as a local NGO. She studied accounting and was director and trainer of a musical and dance group in Uganda. She has worked with Kelele Africa since 2013 and helps coordinate all of the projects in Kimya and Kasenda.

 

 


 

 

 

Mónica Pérez– Elementary school teacher and specialist in musical education.  She collaborates as a volunteer in Kumwenya School. Her job is to awaken the creative, musical and artistic sides of the professors at that school while helping them to effectively develop their teaching skills in other areas as well.

 

 


 

 

 

Cristina Lora– Has been a kindergarten teacher for 15 years. She collaborates as a volunteer at Kumwenya School. Her job is to accompany professors on the difficult path of teaching.  She firmly believes that it is possible to educate happy children.  She also enjoys sharing experiences with her colleagues as a way of teaching adults to be happy too, so they can be responsible and critical of themselves and of their environment.

 


 

Olivia Namirembe– Accountant in Uganda.