Who We Are
USA Board of Directors
Iliza Novack is an established attorney located in South Florida. Iliza is extremely passionate about basic rights/needs for people around the world; especially when it comes to proper living conditions, clean water, and encouraging local employment. Iliza has an immense drive to help others and encourage people around the world to help spread Okodwela (happy).
Sancha Flynn is a graphic designer in Washington, D.C. She has always been involved in philanthropy since college. Sancha has worked with orphan girls in India and South Africa and has been involved with the HOPE Worldwide and Keep A Child Alive organizations. Sancha’s passion has always been to help children and families and seeks every opportunity to advance the welfare of families through her world travels.
Amanda Frankel held a career working with domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking survivors for 10 years, holds a master’s degree in Forensic Psychology, and has traveled to 20+ countries. She has always had an interest in providing assistance to enhance human welfare and most recently discovered additional happiness in taking it to a global level.
AMANDA FRANKEL, M.A.
Vishal Patel is a Technologist, Investor, and Businessman holding a Director position at Virsec Systems, and Managing Director at Mash Capital and Mash Properties. Vishal lived in Zambia for 16 years before moving to the USA. He has over 10 years of experience in providing support to communities in places such as Zambia, Kenya, and Uganda.
Gayel Sidaoui is a Principal Consultant at PA Consulting Group where he supports organizations to improve their business performance in terms of operations, profitability, management structure, and strategy. Gayel holds an MSC in Project Management, Finance and Risk and a BEng Mechanical Engineering. Gayel is also a member of BETA and The Strays where he volunteers and supports with animal rescue.
Zambian Office Bearers
Catherine Chilambe, a Zambian international charity partner and well-known local philanthropist has dedicated her life to serving the families of Livingstone, Zambia. She is the Head Master at Linda Community School with a degree in Teaching.
Terrence Sikeba has been a Zambian educator for the last 4 years working in primary and secondary community schools. He hold's a degree in Mathematics and currently teachers Grades 8 and 9. He also tutors in computer and math on his free time. Terrence enjoys working with the community on all levels.
Sharon Siamani was born in Livingstone, Zambia and holds a degree in Teaching. She worked as a sponsored child coordinator for 14 years before switching careers to become a secondary teacher. She strives to improve the lives of community members, empower the, and educate them.
Larry Lukulo Katombora was born in Livingstone, Zambia and studied and graduated from the University of Namibia with a degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in banking and finance. He currently working as a banker and has finds great pleasure in giving back to his community.
Memory Mundia is originally from the Western Province of Zambia, holding a business degree in Business Administration. She has worked as a Project Coordinator for the last 11 years for a local NGO in Zambia. What she loves most about community work is being able to visually see the changes and development in people's lives.