About New World Intenational

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Who We Are

New World International (NWI) is a non-profit organisation and a British registered charity. We are a diverse collection from all over the world in all sorts of careers. We like to call ourselves a network rather than an organisation, and between us we have an asortment of skills – not just medics and aidworkers, but bankers, filmmakers, photographers, teachers, writers, agriculturalists, company directors and even some cooks and bottlewashers.

New World International's Registration Number is 1126542. We are fully compliant with British Charity Commission regulations and requirements. NWI is entirely voluntary with no paid staff and all donations go directly to the projects we support. For more information you can reach the Board of Trustees at trustees@nwiuk.org

Our Belief

We believe that it is not just about the money, but about creating links across the world to work side-by-side. What if we can really make a difference as individuals? We got talking and emailing and dreaming of what might be possible, and gradually built a network across the world of people who believe that by working together, we can create a future.

Meet the Team
2015/16

All of the team are volunteers

New World International Team 2015: Penny Shales

Penny ShalesChairperson of the Board of Trustees, NWI UK

Penny Shales is a UK television director specialising in well-known TV series for the last 25 years. Born in Zimbabwe, Penny directed most of our online YouTube material. Penny is the chairperson of New World International

New World International Team 2015: Dr Allan Soita

Dr Allan Soita MDDirector of NWI Kenya

A clinical physician, he has dedicated five years volunteering for NWI projects. He is also on the advisory board of ICROSS International. He directs NWI’s Medical Projects, volunteering his time in remote rural areas

New World International Team 2015: Patrick Ng'anga

Patrick Nga’ngaDirector, NWI Kenya

Patrick is the co-founder of New World International and has worked in international development for over 15 years. He donates a tenth of his income to NWI projects in East Africa and personally supports many children in the NWI projects. For a decade he was the Country Director in Kenya of an international NGO, ICROSS International

New World International Team 2015: Edwin Ngera

Edward NgeraDirector, NWI Kenya

Edward Ngera is a nationally respected interior designer for luxury homes, restaurants and hotels. He is currently a location set designer for films being produced to Kenya. Like many of our African partners, Ed supports NWI Projects. He donates lots of his time and skills. He is an active director of NWI in Kenya, donating his talents and abilities

New World International Team 2015: Kevin Lyan

Kevin LeyianDirector, NWI Kenya

Kevin is a qualified Accountant and Auditor. He is also a serving Military Officer in the Kenyan army. He donates his free time to monitoring and accessing all donations to NWI and supervises the evaluation and governance of NWI project partners, to ensure Kenya government compliance

Gabriella Mytton-Mills Board of Trustees, NWI UK

The newest member of the NWI family is a graduate in Philosophy and Politics, with a focus on international development. She is currently visiting all NWI projects in East Africa and is donating her time in serving pastoralist women’s groups in southern Kenya

New World International Team 2015: Julius Konttinen

Julius KonttinenProffesional Photographer

An internationally renowned professional photographer who has visited NWI projects several times over the last five years. He is currently preparing a book on NWI projects. Julius donates his professional skills for free and is returning to NWI projects this year.

Joni LuomanenProffesional Filmmaker

Professional film photographer, Joni has created several dynamic YouTubes on NWI projects after over a month of filming. He has created a series of documentaries these are currently on line on NWI's YouTube Channel

John WoodbridgeBoard of Trustees, NWI UK

He has vast experience in Africa and is dedicated to women and children’s health. John has established most of our key projects over the last few years and continues to donate the operational budget of these projects.

Wycliffe OttawaSocial Media Awareness and Multi-Media Campaigns, NWI Kenya

Wycliffe Ottawa is an IT Professional with a degree in Business Information Systems. He is working with our international team as a Kenyan, to promote the fight against poverty in Kenya. He is building our online presence to share the idea with other young people, that we can help directly ourselves. His philosophy is “if we all do something, we can do anything”.

New World International Team 2015: Bill Kasanda

Bill KasandaPublic Relations and Awareness, NWI Kenya

Bill Kasanda is a full time professional model and actor in Kenya. He donates all his free time to supporting NWI projects, and works directly with our partners. He also welcomes international visitors to NWI projects and gives them tours in English at his own expense. Bill has professional training in classical violin, as well as being a speed bike racer. Bill is part of a young African generation that believes the future of ending poverty requires young Africans to lead the way.

New World International Team 2015: Kevin Dj

Kevin DJLocal Fundraising, NWI Kenya

Kevin is a young Kenyan DJ, who is a student at USIU in Nairobi and committed to fighting poverty in Kenya. He is in charge of local fundraising events, and planning to help 5,000 children in 2014. He is working with friends in Universities to organise parties and discos to raise enough money to support NWI projects this year.

New World International Team 2015: Adam D'Arcy

Adam D’ArcyCo-Founder, NWI UK

He is the Co-founder of NWI and its vision, he is an international model and media consultant from Canada. Adam created the first international awareness campaign for NWI.

Dante MontagnaniCo-Founder, NWI UK

Co-founder of NWI, film producer and involved in ICROSS International partner projects for over 30 years. Dante has been more than a dozen times to our projets over the last three decades.

New World International Team 2015: Manuel Scrima

Manuel ScrimaInternational Awareness

Manuel Scrima created the New World International Awareness Campaigns, including Africa Awakes. He created a highly successful series of international exhibitions, exhibiting in numerous countries around the world. Manuel’s photographs of our projects have featured on all of our blogs and websites. He has donated all of his professional services, and he is currently planning NWI’s next Campaign.

Amelia HusseinGender Rights and Empowerment

Amelia is interning with NWI, working with women’s groups among the rural Maasai

Daniel LismoreHuman Rights Campaign, NWI UK

Daniel is a creative designer and has been a human rights campaigner for many years. He has been active with NWI since we started, playing an important awareness role in lobbying for children’s rights. Daniel is a regular visitor to NWI projects and continues to donate his time to spreading the word of NWI.

New World International Team 2015: Tristan Barber

Dr Tristan Barber MDMedical Consultant, NWI UK

Dr Tristan Barber has been a regular visitor to NWI projects over the years. He has supported the funding of NWI projects and continues to help share our work.

New World International Team 2015: Richard Boase

Richard BoaseBitcoin and Awareness

Richard Boase has been an active campaigner for helping and training NWI Kenya, to work with Bitcoin. He remains a valuable part of our NWI family.

New World International Team 2015: Ayadeep Ghosh

Aryadeep GhoshPhotographer and Campaigner (India)

Aryadeep is an Indian photographer donating his time to photograph NWI projects in Kenya. He is already known for his photography with street children in Calcutta. His specialty is creating photographic essays of people in action.

David DelportCo-founder, NWI UK

He is a photographer and musician, who was born and brought up in South Africa. He has visited all NWI projects in East Africa, and he has been passionately involved in supporting tribal communities since 2005

New World International Team 2015: Philip McAlister

Philip McalisterBoard of Trustees Trustees, NWI UK

Philip has been involved with ICROSS Internatoinal, our partner organisation, for over 20 years. He is a trustee of New World International and remains a committed volunteer member of NWI projects. Phillip has over two decades experienced in East Africa and is also involved in other important charity programs across Africa.

About Us

New World International is a Charity registered in the United Kingdom. Charity Registration Number is 1126542. It is fully compliant with British Charity Commission regulations and requirements. NWI is entirely voluntary with no paid staff and all donations go directly to the projects we support.

For more information you can reach the board of trustees at trustees@nwiuk.org

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