Brandon has spent the last 5 years alleviating poverty in Canada. Contributing innovative thought and imagination in a sector focused on our most basic needs – food, shelter, water and hygiene – and managing teams that provide direct holistic wrap-around support to Canada’s most vulnerable people.
Andres Vanegas Moller
Product Development & Expansion
Andres has worked over 10 years developing products and policies as president of one of Colombia’s local producer’s association, specializing in a wide array of organic products, working closely with the Ministry of the Environment. Andres has held several leadership positions within cooperatives, organic certification teams, and producers associations.
German Munoz Celeita
German has worked together with Colombian schools, alternative education institutions and the Ministry of Education to develop inclusive models of teaching and learning that encourages scientific thinking, is environment-minded, and that empowers all people, including the vulnerable.
Since 2011, Guillermo has been working in leadership capacities in Calgary with the goal of poverty eradication. His bi-cultural background and focus on community collaboration has led him to a number of volunteer opportunities and community leadership roles.
Jose Manuel Hower
Manuel has worked in Colombia for over 2 decades establishing cooperatives and entrepreneur ventures with Bogota’s most vulnerable populations at the helm. He has also worked with policy-makers to develop policies and statutes that benefit all of Colombia’s marginalized and vulnerable people.