Mr Elio Savio
Initiator and inspirer of our activity. Since 1993 he used to spend happy and tiring periods in Kenya and Tanzania as a volunteer, he learned by himself Kiswahili (studying alone, thanks to the occasional lessons of some friends in Italy and writing letters to kenyan friends), he taught blacksmith job to kenyan young people and he cooperates with some religious and lay missionaries. See his “welders projects” in “Friend projects”. If you'd like to talk and share ideas with him, contact us.
Mrs Lucy Nderitu Waweru
Mrs. Lucy Nderitu Waweru, friend of us since 1995, English teacher, Headmistress of Murang’a College Primary School of Makuyu and member of pastoral Parish Group of Makuyu Don Bosco Catholic Church. She supports her worthy but poor students to pay Secondary School fees looking for sponsors; thanks to the very good marks obtained by her students at State Final Exam she received public resources to rebuild the school, up to 2010 made of only wood. She's in charge of "Chickens and rabbits project".
sr. Luisella Benzoni
Sr. Luisella is a Consolata sister from Brescia (Italy). She worked in Tanzania for 25 years, then she came back in Italy for about 10 years - she spent that period in Castelnuovo Don Bosco. Finally she went back to live and work in Iringa (Tanzania) and in the mission of Manda, a very poor and isolated place in Tanzania. She's a teacher and supervisor of Nursery Schools. She's a very precise, well organized and appreciated woman. She's in charge of
fr. Pietro Ferrari
Fr. Pietro is a missionary from Bologna. He belongs to the religious Congregation founded by saint Daniele Comboni, first Bishop of Central Africa, in 1867. Nowadays there are about 1600 Comboni's missionaries all over the world. Fr. Pietro spends long periods in South Sudan to follow his project to help refugees children from conflict zones and to dig wells.