I am a firm believer in our common humanity and in the strength of each individual to make a difference in their small corner of the world.
Ariane, Founder and Lead Strategist
We are global consultants that span across four time zones most days, but we share the common vision to work with cause-driven organisations with heart. We specialise in helping cause-driven organisations with big dreams get the funding they need.
With a combined experience of over a decade working in international development, our team has helped large international non-for-profits achieve high-levels of success. We have led project development and fundraising for the United Nations, the Red Cross and a number of international Non-Governmental Organisations.
Our work has supported prevention and recovery from famines, drought and conflict related crises globally. We have successfully written grants and proposals with amounts funded ranging just a few thousand dollars up to $40 million dollars.
Lead Communications Strategist
“Spence” is a multimedia mover and shaker who has worked in every medium of communication. She is a published writer in magazines, newspapers, and journal articles. She has contributed to radio programming and worked as an Associate Producer for films. A content and marketing strategist, creative thinker, and brand builder, she has over a decade of success in designing high-quality marketing collateral under any budget.
"My passion is sharing the stories of interesting people and places. "
She has served as an editor, proofreader, and panel judge for literary competitions. Beginning her career at the United Nations in 2007, she criss-crossed the globe and lived out her passion for bringing access of information to remote communities. Notably, South Sudan where she worked for 3 years. This is where she met Ariane, where they worked together for the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nation on emergency relief efforts. Spence has a degree in Communications and Media Relation from Fordham University in New York City. She is currently the Regional Manager for a national nonprofit in the Hawai’i, USA where she is based with her rescue dog the Queen of Sheeba.
Fundraising and Grant Management Specialist
Viola is a fundraising and grant management professional with five years experience working in Kenya, Somalia and in South Sudan. She has vast experience in donor negotiation, donor intelligence gathering, and in developing attractive and solution-oriented project proposals within the fields of emergency and development programming. She is a gender and protection mainstreaming guru having undertaken trainings with donors such as UN Women, ECHO and USAID on social inclusion. She has worked extensively with INGOs, local NGOs, and multilateral donors in business development and grants management. She has an undergraduate degree in Disaster Management and International Diplomacy form Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, and is currently undertaking a Masters’ degree in International Relations specializing in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy in United States International University- Africa. She encourages not-for-profit organizations to adopt a business model that looks at the nature of the organization, the gap the organization aims to address and works with them to establish their organization’s add value in addressing the gap in a consultative, collaborative, and integrated way.
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