Staff Members and Board of Directors|About Us

Board of Trustees

  • Afam Ene

    Vice President and Co-Chair Annual Canadian African Awareness and Charity Dinner

    Afam A. Ene's professional background is in labour/industrial relations, project management, conflict resolution, negotiation and administration of collective agreements. Afam is a consensus builder and takes pride in his ability to facilitate communal interests that inform personal growth, development and empowerment. He is an active community builder and works diligently  Read More

  • Stan Chu Ilo

    Founder and President

    Stan Chu Ilo is a Catholic priest from Achi clan in West Africa. He is a Research fellow at the Center for World Catholicism and Inter-Cultural Theology, DePaul University, Chicago, USA. He is the editor of African Christian Studies Series for Pickwick Publications, Wipf and Stock Publishers.

    He is a visiting  Read More

  • Rose Kantiono

    Senior Trustee

    Rose Kantiono is an elementary school teacher in the Peel District School Board. Originally from Burkina Faso, she studied and worked in Germany before coming to Canada. Her philosophy of education and humanitarian work is rooted in this quote:  "As one person I cannot change the world, but I can  Read More

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Pity is not enough, compassion is a real and deep human feeling, sympathy and empathy are good, but solidarity is better, and collaboration is the best thing we can offer to Africans especially the women and children who want to work hard to realize a better future for themselves and their children.
- Stan Chu Ilo