The Angel Projects of America

For 15 years, Olivia worked for Southern Wine & Spirits with inVision Marketing Solutions, where she was the Group Service Manager. This position included social media, graphic design, photography, videography, and programming.

 

Olivia studied graphic design & advertising at College of DuPage and continued her education at Olivet Nazarene University, graduating magna cum laude in business administration in 2008. Olivia has volunteered at Calvary Church in Naperville, IL, for the past 8 years as a staff photographer, attending and recording events and special services.

 

She went on her first mission trip with Calvary Church in 2011 to Kenya and has dedicated her life to full-time humanitarian mission work, both abroad and stateside. She has worked in South Africa and Uganda teaching English to children as well as women who had to leave school early due to poverty or family illnesses.

 

Olivia created projects in Uganda in the villages of Kashji and Rushaga
for women which will enable sustainable income; jewelry making and sponsoring a local farm where the women are able to maintain and grow cabbages which they are able to sell at the local market.

 

Olivia has also traveled to India, the Philippines, Cambodia, South Africa, and Haiti working with women and children empowerment programs to create sustainable projects.

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OLIVIA FOSTER

Co-Founder

Susan is an ESL (English as a Second Language) instructor at St. Augustine College, College of DuPage, and BIR Training Center, all in Chicagoland.

Susan graduated from Northern Illinois University with an M.A. in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) in 2007, and she holds a B.A. in anthropology and Spanish, also from Northern Illinois University. Susan is an active participant at Calvary Church in Naperville, IL, where she serves as a leader in the senior high youth group.

She has been involved in missions since she was 17 years old, and she has been teaching ESL on a volunteer basis since early in her college career. Susan has spent time living, studying, and teaching abroad.

SUSAN OERTLE

Co-Founder

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Uganda Team

The Angel Projects Uganda

NGABIRANO JUSTUS

General Manager

Ngabirano has lived an worked in this community his entire live. He has dedicated his time, land and heart to help this community survive and thrive.

He oversees all project activities and developing schedules and documentation. Ngabirano is the ambassador for Angel Projects Uganda and educates local people about the short and long term benefits of the service/model and opportunities available. 


"Being a born again Christian puts me in position to give spiritual guidance to our partners(women and children) and ensure spiritual and moral uprightness in them. Psychosocial support to children is my hobby!"

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TURINOMUHANGI SYLIVER

Publication Communications Manager

We’re so lucky to have Turinomuhangi with us at The Angel Projects Uganda. He is a dedicated teacher and researcher. His leadership in Uganda has been so valuable to this community.

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MUGISHA GARD

Project Coordinator

Mugisha is responsible for initiation, monitoring and providing excellent field support in all children and women activities and gather feedback from community beneficiaries.

 

He pursued a degree in SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL ADMINISTRATION and is giving huge support on the administration side for the betterment of the Angel Projects Uganda.

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DANIELLE CLARK

Project Manager

Danielle came to the Angel Projects Uganda as our Brand Ambassador, but has brought so much to the foundation that she is now a Project Manager over two wonderful projects she brought to the organization.

She is currently working towards a BA in International studies and will progress onto an MSc in Applied Social Science (Global Social work & Social Policy). Her passion for assisting others in making a positive change has been the main driving force in pursuing these qualifications. She is also a creative individual who enjoys sketching, painting, baking and exploring new artistic concepts that can be shared with our project partners.

Danielle has been on multiple volunteer missions to Uganda since 2014 and has become dedicated to helping the communities of South-West Uganda.

Since working with TAPA & TAPU Danielle has created the Bakery, Sprinkles of Joy in 2019,  the Greenhouse Project in 2021, and introduced new crafts to our weaving groups and has made a start on addressing period poverty by teaching school girls how to make reusable sanitary towels and our Dignity Packs.

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MORRENE NGABIRANO

Project Manager

Morrene Ngabirano lives in the village of Kashija and loves working with children and the elderly.  She is the new project manager of our Elderly Sponsorship Project as well as working with our visiting nurses on The Saving Grace Project.

Morrene was raised by her grandparents who cared for her with love until her wedding day to Justus Ngabirano. Her grandparents are all still alive and are there for her with advice and love which is where she got her passion, respect, and love for the elderly.

 

She graduated high school in 2017 and continued her education to study Information Communication Technology (ICT). In the village Morrene teaches the local children computer operation and she love listening to the myths and legends told by the elderly. The love she has for them grows every day!

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DEMUS AYESIGYE

Project Manager

Demus is married to Eunice and they are blessed with four children now, two boys and two girls. He did his training as a chef in Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge and later worked with different organizations, but when he heard about The Angel Projects Uganda, he felt the passion to work with a non profit organization that is meant to uplift people’s livelihood. He has a soft spot with The Angel Projects Uganda and enjoys being a help for people to receive what God has for them by being APU staff!!

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