Following a meeting on Saturday, 8th April 2017, the Pole Pole Foundation UK is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Trustee; Nikki Jones.
Nikki used to work as a cook on trans-African overland expeditions in the 1980’s and has very fond memories of time spent in the Democratic Republic of Congo – known at that time as Zaire.
She knows the area and the founder of the Pole Pole Foundation, John Kahekwa, personally, and brings a female perspective to the role.
“I am honoured and delighted to have been given the opportunity to support the work of the Pole Pole Foundation in such a direct way.” said Nikki.
“The Congo is such a beautiful place and the people are so friendly. The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is an ecological gem. The Grauer’s gorillas are awesome in the true sense of the word.
I am very excited to be helping John and his team, and look forward to contributing to the amazing work that they are doing.”