Our Team

Azizi Life centers around the work of hundreds of artisans, and is made possible by an amazing staff and a network of amazing partners and volunteers working all over the world – for whom we are very thankful.

In Rwanda

Jeannine

Chief Executive Officer

Leader of all the work in Rwanda and responsible for the vision, direction and growth of Azizi Life.

Sheila

Chief Operating Officer

Responsible for all the day to day running of the craft business, leading the process from product design all the way through to the final customer.

Venantie

Impact Director

Responsible for all the non-business Impact initiatives done by Azizi Life.

Chantal

Experiences Manager

Responsible for all the Experience Days and tours run by Azizi Life in Rwanda.

Elisabeth

Artisan Liaison

Responsible for supporting Azizi Life’s artisan partners in all areas of craft production.

Francine

Crafts Team Assistant

Assisting in the support of Azizi Life’s artisan partners in all areas of craft production.

Eugenie

Artisan Expert

Responsible for developing, communicating and training Azizi Life artisan partners in new product designs.

Christi

International Liaison

Responsible for custom product development and acting as a bridge between Rwanda and the global market.

Sean

Impact Manager

Responsible for administration and development of all Impact projects in Rwanda.

Tom

Finance Manager

Responsible for the finances all across the Azizi Life group.

Office Support

Responsible for the safety and smooth running of the Azizi Life main office in Muhanga.

Experiences Facilitators

Responsible for facilitating wonderful connections between guests and their artisan hostesses and community during Azizi Life Experience Days and tours.

Boutique Staff

Responsible for sharing the beauty of Azizi Life with guests to our Boutique at Heaven Restaurant in Kigali.

In the U.S.A.

Gwyneth

US Coordinator

Responsible for the day to day running of operations in the U.S.

Guy

Warehouse Manager

Responsible for all the warehousing and distribution in the U.S.

U.S. Board

Responsible for all U.S. operations, and for oversight and the smooth running of all the charitable work of Azizi Life globally. Plus providing support and advice to all the connected social enterprises in Rwanda.