Meet the founders and the wonderful group of dedicated co-workers and volunteers
Ifna Gavuna VredeCo-Founder
Ifna was the first Maroon woman to serve in a Surinam Government. Her last occupation was as Director of the Department of Regional Development, and as such responsible for Maroon and Indigenous affairs in Surinam. she has received her degree in Social Work in Cuba.
Mandje as a technician is in charge of setting up the different projects on the ground, and at the moment occupied with the realization of the Wellness Resort at the 'Brokopondo Stuwmeer' .
Ficenca has recently finished her Master Degree in Sustainable Development of Maroon and Indigenous people at the UnB in Brasilia. She will assist Ifna in managing the different projects.
Gérard is photographer and videographer, IT-student and is responsible for media and publicity.