Espoir TomenouFounder & President (U.S.A)Espoir’s personal mission statement is to help influence the future development of people and organization by living a God-centered life around the principle of integrity, excellence, servant leader, and trustworthiness. Espoir is currently an IT Associate at Duke Energy and has a master’s degree in Information Security and Privacy and a bachelor’s degree in Software Information System both from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Soubedath BalogounFinancial Officer (U.S.A)Soubedath Balogoun has a master’s degree in Audit and Finance and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance. She spent five (5) years working in bank accounting and two (2) years in audit and consulting. For eight (8) years Soubedath was a member of the Rotaract club Ab-Calavi (Benin Republic) where she held many responsibilities such as head of professional actions committee. Soubedath now lives in the United States where she is a professional tax preparer. As a former member of the Rotaract, a program of the Rotary International, she believes that empowering people on hunger eradication is the first step for a sustainable development.Augustin Bamidele LaourouProgram Officer (Benin)Augustin Bamidele Laourou holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science Information. At an early age, he understood the importance of agricultural development in developing countries. Augustin is a member of AgribusinessTV, an organization aimed at promoting youth agribusiness entrepreneurs. He is also a member of the International Junior Chamber, and has worked with many village farmers in various regions of Benin. Currently, he is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Rural Development at, Abomey Calavi, University of Benin. Florence KouwanouOffice & Accounts Assistant (Benin)Florence has over 5 years of experience providing guidance and leadership to employees in small to mid-size organizations. Her broad experience includes benefits and payroll management, employee relations, talent acquisition and management. She has experience in various industries including professional services, technology and insurance. Florence states: I would like to be able to change something in the world and in the lives of others.Abigail ScottWeb Administrator (U.S.A)Abigail is an IT Specialist/Web Design who designs and manages websites. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina Charlotte(UNCC). Her consistent passion for technology and innovation has produced a wide skill set in both Back-End and Front-End Web Development. Abigail has a strong belief in using her skills to give back to those in need and has dedicated her life to finding solutions that will make a difference in the world.