Board of Directors

Our ethical Board of Directors ensure that SEND Sierra Leone adheres strictly to Sierra Leonean legislation and the directives of all governmental stakeholders whiles ensuring that the quality of lives in Sierra Leone are improved through SEND implemented projects.


Kadi Julia Jumu Peters is a Development Professional with over twenty-five (25) years’ experience, with nineteen (19) years in Programme /Project Management, Policy Advocacy, working with Civil Society and a Governance Specialist with expertise in Accountable Governance processes and Revenue Transparency. Peters has a first degree in Law and a Master’s Degree in Law and International Relations (Politics).



Stella Moifengeh Ansumana is the National Executive Council Member of SEND Sierra Leone. Ansumana is a Development Specialist and an Educationist in Kailahun District where SEND Sierra Leone began. She possesses skills in Community Education, Peace and Conflict Resolution and Women’s Empowerment through many years of experience as a teacher and an advocate for Women Empowerment in the District.



Joseph Ayamga is the Country Director for SEND Sierra Leone, a member of its National Executive Council and the Board Chair for Communities Empowerment for Water and Development (CEWAD). He has worked in International Development for eleven (11) years and is passionate for inclusive growth, social inclusion and Women’s Economic Empowerment.



Lucy Cecilia Foray Gondor is an Educationist, a Women’s Empowerment Advocate and currently serves as the President of Kailahun Women in Governance Network; a leading grassroots women’s advocacy CBO that champions women empowerment and participation in local governance. Under her leadership, Kailahun District became the first district to have the highest number of women elected as local councillors in Sierra Leone. She has also been a doyen of women’s empowerment in Eastern Province of Sierra Leone and double as the President for the Eastern Women’s Network that serves three districts that is Kailahun, Kenema and Kono.



James Sheku serves as Secretary of the National Executive Council for SEND Sierra Leone. In this role, he oversees the organization’s records and provides strategic direction, and as a Community and Organizational Development Specialist, he conducts trainings to improve on the skill set of staff of SEND Sierra Leone.



Mr. Siapha Kamara is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of SEND Sierra Leone. He holds an M.A and M.Phil. in Development from the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague, Netherlands.