MEET THE TEAM
The work we do is only possible because of our team of passionate, dedicated, hardworking individuals. These are our local and international board members, that with the help of our partners have made all the good work we do possible.
CHAIRPERSON - RUBEN RICHARDS
"The greatest threat to our democracy is that there are too many people with too little to lose."
From Clothing factory worker to Deputy-Director General of the Scorpions and Executive Secretary of the Human Rights Violations Committee of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and international visiting Professor, Dr Ruben Richards has seen and been a part of it all. He completed four degrees in three different countries finishing with a doctorate (PhD) majoring in Old Testament Studies. Ruben’s professional and academic career has been multidisciplinary and multifaceted, serving in executive and leadership positions in Government, Private Sector Business, Higher Education institutions, and the Faith Community. Using the skills and knowledge that he has gathered he strives to accomplish his dream of facilitating an integrated and holistic societal healing.
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BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Mr Ivan Kleintjies
Mr Benoit Esteve Messeur
Dr Tanya Nomsa Richards
Mr Daniel Mpilo Richards
Mr Dave Romero
Director of Economic Development
Prof. Oscar A Barbarin III
Dr. Joseph Ozawa
We are privileged enough to build and foster partnerships with international, local, private and government agencies. We have come together for the sole purpose of reducing poverty and crime in traumatised communities in South Africa and the rest of the world.