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Jane Body
Maïli Gasakure

Jane Body

Strategy and Advocacy Lead

Jane works across of the organization to ensure all departments are working cohesively towards the Mama Hope’s overall goals. She supports the team in planning and executing work according to organizational capacity and identifies areas for growth. The role is pivotal in ensuring Mama Hope’s fundamental mission, its values and concepts are centered in every initiative and functions to build pathways towards the organization’s big goals. Jane also holds responsibility for driving the development of Mama Hope’s new Advocacy and Education program.

Maïli Gasakure

Fundraising Lead

Maïli is the fundraising lead at Mama Hope. She nurtures Mama Hope’s partnerships and searches for new, ethical funding opportunities for Mama Hope’s global partners. Maïli also works jointly with the Mama Hope team to create ideas and strategies aligned with Mama Hope’s long-term mission. She is committed to providing a voice to Mama Hope’s partners so they can continue to disrupt the intrinsic obstacle that is neocolonialism, while driving the development of their communities.

Denis Muwanguzi
Vincent Mwangi

Denis Muwanguzi

Learning and Impact Lead

Denis is responsible for the design, implementation and quality assurance of Mama Hope’s monitoring, evaluation and learning strategy. He leads the development and implementation of Mama Hope’s M&E system. He acts as a support to all of Mama Hope partners in designing their own unique context based M&E systems for their organizations.

Vincent Mwangi

Community-Led Partnerships Lead

Vincent works alongside Mama Hope’s Community-Led partners across Africa to build strategic plans and goal-setting. Through regular calls and visits, he helps ensure that Mama Hope has partner priorities at the heart of its activities. He also connects Mama Hope to the world through stories as told by the organization’s Community-Led partners. He also works alongside the Finance & Operations Lead to review budgets and communicate to partners. Vincent also seeks to facilitate knowledge exchange amongst partners and build connections with other organizations that can grow their work.

Nyla Rodgers

Nyla Rodgers

Founder and Business Development Lead

Nyla is Mama Hope’s Founder. At the end of 2021 she stepped away from her leadership position and now supports Mama Hope’s work from the Board of Directors. She maintains a close connection with the team and Mama Hope’s partners, working to identify new opportunities for the organization and support the development of those relationships.

Margot Hinchey

Operations and Finance Lead

Margot facilitates org-wide strategic planning and builds consistency & alignment across the organization. In working towards organizational resilience, Margot oversees and contributes to the implementation of the organization’s financial and operational health activities. She is also responsible for the financial tracking, communication and disbursement of funds to Mama Hope’s partners.

Nyla Rodgers

Wambui JL

Marketing and Communications Lead

Wambui works with the team to ideate and create informative and ethical content for our communications and supporter engagement. She works to understand our supporter network and develop strategies that connect them with Mama Hope’s mission.

Extended Family

Erin Brown, Bookkeper

Nyla Rodgers, Board Chairman

Vera Nash, Assistant

Katie Twomey, Advisor


Akili Girls’ School / Riley Orton Foundation

Boresha Jamii

Budondo Intercultural Center (BIC) / Suubi Health Center

Nguzo Women and Youth Foundation

Our Lady of Perpetual Support (OLPS)

Queen Elizabeth Academy

Sotz’il Jay

St. Timothy’s (Tanzania Children’s Concern)

Tejiendo Futuros

Tropical Focus for Rural Development

United Hearts Children’s Center (UHCC)

White Orange Youth (WOY)