Helping to expand and enhance the contributions Africans in the diaspora make to African development
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Elvina has worked with Diaspora organisations for over 15 years. In 2011 she managed projects for AFFORD assisting Diaspora contribute their skills and knowledge by volunteering in Ghana.
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She also managed a project facilitating Diaspora entrepreneurs’ goals of setting up a business in Africa, specifically Ghana. Following this work she followed suit and lived in Ghana for over three years. Elvina brings her knowledge and deep interest in the UK African Diaspora to her work with AFFORD.
Alice has recently completed her Master’s in Latin American Development at King’s College London after achieving her undergraduate at the University of Exeter in Economics and Spanish.
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Alongside her academic interest in development, she has participated in trips to both Peru and Tanzania on education projects with VolunTeach Peru and VSO respectively.
For the last year Alice has volunteered at Our Moon Education, a Zambian based NGO, coordinating social media outlets and writing funding applications. She has previously interned at AFFORD for the Diaspora Experience and now works as The AFFORD Business Club (ABC) Assistant.