Board of Advisors
Susan HooKong-Taylor, B.A., B.Ed, OCT Susan is a musician, a teacher, a leader, and a newly minted trustee for the Canadian Samaritans for Africa. She is a second generation Canadian with her family hailing from Jamaica. She is a mother of two. She has been working at the Toronto Catholic District School Board for 14 years, 7 of which have…
Joseph has been in the insurance industry for over a decade, specializing in corporate risk underwriting. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Toronto, a Canadian Risk Management designation and has completed the Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional program. He is also a member of the Knights of Columbus and is fluent in Italian.
Board of Advisor
Flora E. Samba (Pasquereau) has a background as a clinical psychology from Paris, France. She is currently practicing as a family mediator, psychotherapist and teacher in the Toronto area.
She has gained enormous experience working with multicultural francophone population in Ontario and worldwide. Flora is a team leader who believes that “with faith everything is possible! Do to other what…
Rose Kantiono is a school teacher in the Peel District School Board. Born in Ivory Coast (West Africa) and originally from Burkina Faso (West Africa), she studied and worked in Germany before coming to Canada in 2003. Polyglot, Rose speaks French, German, English, Liele, and Dioula.
Rose was twice the recipient of the Teacher Award of Distinction from the Peel Board: in 2013 …
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