is the Founder and International Director of AfriKids
Georgie has pioneered AfriKids’ unique approach to sustainable development through social entrepreneurship and investment partnering. As part of her work for AfriKids, Georgie advises and consults for NGOs and grant-giving foundations, both in the UK and on the ground in Africa. She is a regular speaker at the School of Social Entrepreneurs and at major corporate and third sector events and the winner of the Charity Times Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement.
Georgie is involved in every element of AfriKids’ work and guides the strategy for overall organisational development in collaboration with the UK and Ghana Directors. Prior to founding AfriKids as a registered charity Georgie spent five years building contacts and fundraising for projects in northern Ghana, following travel to West Africa in her gap year. When visiting Ghana, Georgie was inspired by the drive of local people to address poverty and the initiatives they run, as well as the misfit between large NGO's and the needs of beneficiaries on the ground. This became the rationale for Georgie's fundraising efforts and later the founding of AfriKids.
Georgie is married with two boys, Josh and Zac (known to AfriKids Ghana as Atanga and Abolga)