• Our Team

    Fiona Davies

    Operations Manager & Trustee

    Fiona first visited Tanzania in 1972! She splits her time between Heart for Africa and working as Head of Development for Sporting Marvels. She has been on two more recent trips to Tanzania.

    Lawrie Davies

    Chair of Trustees

    Lawrie's first visit to Africa was on a church trip to Arusha, Tanzania. In his role as Managing Director of Sporting Marvels, he organises their biennial All-Star Africa Trip through Experience East Africa.

    Ian Smith


    Ian “Smithy” Smith has visited Tanzania 4 times since his first All-Star Africa trip in 2009.

    His favourite part of the trips is giving to the communities, schools & orphanages we support.


    Lauren Smith


    Lauren first visited Tanzania on an All-Star trip; as she experienced firsthand the challenges that arise in Africa, her heart grew for Africa and its people, and she is now a regular trip leader.

  • Steve Owino

    East Africa Operations Director

    PASTOR STEVE OWINO heads up our team of community co-ordinators in Arusha. He's involved with many practical initiatives that positively impact people living in poverty around Arusha.

  • Community Coordinator

    REV. ONESPHORUS MASSAWE pastors the small church community of Ambassadors Church in Mateves village, part of Arusha City.

    Mary Kasian Owino

    Community Coordinator

    MARY K. OWINO is a teacher and the founder and leader of the Moriah Women's Group in the Muriet area of Arusha.

    Community Coordinator

    FRANCESCO T. PANGA is Educational Programme Coordinator at the Children of the Street Welfare Association (CHISWEA) Centre in Sokoni One area, Arusha.

    Absalom J. Nassary

    Community Coordinator

    PASTOR ABSALOM J. NASSARY, born in the foothills of Mt. Meru which overlooks Arusha, pastors a church in the Engo-Sheraton area of the city.

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