Our Team

Meet our team

The success of Sozo Children wouldn’t be possible without our passionate, faith-led team across two continents. From our US-based founders through to our many incredible team members in Uganda, we work together to give children a brighter, better future through God.

U.S. team:Our US-based team comprises our 'HQ' and admin teams, including our various coordinators, financial team, and marketing experts. All finances and overhead management of projects are carried out through our US-based office in Birmingham, Alabama.
Ugandan Team:Our Ugandan team is an active and vital part of our mission and provides local care and assistance to ensure our projects remain on-track and our children are cared for. From our managers to our social workers, to our caregivers, everyone works with the same passion for achieving our goals and vision.

United States team

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Village Project Director
Engagement Director
Procurement Director
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Missions Coordinator
Financial Assistant
Digital Media Coordinator
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Donor Engagement Coordinator
Ministry Outreach Leader

United States team

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Suzanne Owens

CEO
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Ron Owens

Village Project Director
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Rachael Hayes

Missions Coordinator
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Megan Schrock

Donor Engagement Coordinator
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Leslie Freeman

COO
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Amanda Campbell

Engagement Director
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Suzanne McKinney

Financial Assistant
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Miguel Zayas

Ministry Outreach Leader
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Cathy Head

CFO
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Barbara Phillips

Procurement Director
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Anna Shellman

Digital Media Coordinator

Ugandan team

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Agnes Namuyomba

Country Director Uganda
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Community Relations Assistant
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Rehema Basirika

Caregiver
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Harriet Mirembe

Caregiver
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Wandira Sarah Hope

Caregiver
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Richard Ssenyimba

Caregiver
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Kiwanuka Ibra

Social Worker
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Justus Mutungi Small

Social Worker
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Stanuly Mulungu

Groundsman
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Eria Ndaaga

Driver
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Anna Thakkar

Counselling Manager
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Kafuta Simon

Youth Development Manager
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Kiwewa Emmanuel

Male Counsellor
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Muzak Fridah

Caregiver
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Namyenya Stella

Caregiver
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Wakiro Sarah

Caregiver
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David Sebaana 

Community Relations Director
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Muwawu Emmanuel

Human Resources Manager
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Israel Mugerwa

Worship Leader
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Nassaka Lilian

Team House Caregiver
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Edith Mukisa Nankonge

Caregiver
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James Lumiisa

Social Worker
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Nankya Sylivia

Social Worker
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Patrick Karoro

Groundsman
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Waboga Patricia Florence

Caregiver
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Achom Miriam

Community Health Coordinator
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Byarugaba Israel

Groundsman
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Mukasa Hudson

Driver
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Nakiganda Jakie

Caregiver
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Odongo Edward Ronald

Administration & Operations Director
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Ssemyalo Alex

Groundsman
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Birabwa Stellah

Social Worker Assistant
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Kyeyune Margaret Ndibalekera

Child Development Director
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Patience Mukasa

Child Development Assistant
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Kisira Esther Nalubanga

Nurse
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Caregiver
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Catherine Mirembe

Caregiver
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Maria Natukunda

Caregiver
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Shakirah Kirabira Wegulo

Caregiver
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Teddy Magero Nabwire

Social Worker
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Lumala Tadeo

Driver
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Adiru Judith

Caregiver
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Jemba Joel

Media Coordinator
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Kisubi Robert

Caregiver
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Musyoki Muthoki Catherine

Counsellor
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Namuganga Phiona

Caregiver
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Oramba Jesca

Caregiver
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Sendijja Yasin Abdul Karim

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Board of directors

Our dedicated board of directors oversees the Sozo Children mission, ensuring that the work we do is the best it can be. From our founders to our local Ugandan directors, we all work as one to ensure we are following the word of God and carrying out His work to the best of our abilities.

- Ed Caldwell, Chairman of the Board

- Amiee Reeves, Secretary

- Kelly Carlton, Treasurer

- Jay Clark

-Kitty Cheak

-Jeff Culton

-Rusty Favorite

-Dr. Melissa Gomez-Elkins, MD

-Taylor Johnson

- Mark Lacey

- Pastor Randy Norris

- Tommy Schrock