Our campus and mission are growing, and with it, comes a need for more staff! We have several new faces (and a couple familiar ones) who are joining the JBFC teams on both sides of the world.
Seraphine Lyimo – Second Campus Director
Lyimo is a lifelong educator and passionate about social change through the empowerment and
education of youth. Having worked in several different roles in various schools, as both teacher and administrator, Lyimo recently joined the JBFC team as our Second Campus Director. Currently, he is training under Chief Operating Office, Seth Diemond, on our flagship campus in Kitongo before he ultimately moves to our second campus site to oversee the development and operations of that separate campus. Lyimo has a Masters in Education Administration, Planning, and Policy Studies.
Jeff DeViller - Volunteer Coordinator
Christina - Graduate Social Worker
Christina, our new Graduate Social Worker, will be living with JBFC residential girls who recently graduated from Form 4 and are awaiting their placements in post-secondary education. While living with them, Christina will be responsible for registering the girls for their short-term technology courses, helping file college applications, setting up volunteer and internship opportunities, and coordinating various training and enrichment seminars. She will also be tracking JBFC's eight 2015 graduates in their various placements, which means lots of travel, as those girls are spread out all over the country.
Christina (left) with 2016 JBFC Residential Girl Graduates, Vero, Neema, Kulwa, and Rose in their new off-campus home.
In the U.S. Office:
Travis Purser - U.S. Expansion Coordinator
Katelyn Jackson - U.S. Development Assistant
If you came by our office last Fall, Katelyn is also a familiar face! She spent last Fall working as the
JBFC office intern while finishing up her last semester of school. She graduated this past December from Oral Roberts University with a degree in International Community Development. Katelyn will be helping to manage our supporter database, send out various communications, and help to keep the JBFC US office in good order (no easy task, if we do say so ourselves).