ICARE Partners and Volunteers

Here is an overview of the people and organizations Icare collaborates with. Together we can reach the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030! Interested to join our global network? Send us a message!

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On 2nd of February, 2021, Icare Sustainably International officially joined the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). We are so happy with the opportunity to be part of this network of people working towards the SDGs. 

The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) mobilizes scientific and technical expertise from academia, civil society, and the private sector to support practical problem solving for sustainable development at local, national, and global scales. The SDSN has been operating since 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The SDSN is building national and regional networks of knowledge institutions, solution-focused thematic networks, and the SDG Academy, an online university for sustainable development.
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Icare has partnered with 3 organizations from Bogota, Colombia. They have a successful bicycle project which we plan to replicate in Kenya.

Find out more about their bicycle project on their website and in the article one of their organizations wrote.

Volunteers

Together we stand strong. These are the people we work with to achieve our mission. Interested in volunteering with us? Send an email with your ideas or proposal and we’ll talk!

Jolita 'Tata

Jolita 'Tata

Development worker & coordinator from southeast asia

About Jolita

Jolita or Tata as her family and friends call her, is a development worker since 2015 having been involved in INGOS such as Oxfam, World Vision and VSO. While development work is her passion, she actually began as a Researcher for a government cultural agency in the Philippines after which, she transferred to the private sector as a Research content writer and later Business Risk analyst for a consultancy firm.

Interested in interacting with different types of people from different ethnicities and races, Jolita loves traveling, (but on a budget) and immersing herself in everything the place has to offer. She once lived in the south of Germany for two years for her Masters, Bangladesh in 2018 where she did volunteer work and, also briefly in Singapore for her university fieldwork.

At present, Jolita is working for a German development agency in her country.

Salem Koredele Elegbede

Salem Koredele Elegbede

Global Project and Financial Advisor

About Salem

Salem Koredele Elegbede is from Benin. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the African School of Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance from Central University. He currently supports the financial management of the West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land use (WASCAL) in Benin.

He also contributes to other WASCAL activities including: the implementation of the PAUWES (Pan African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences), CLIMAFRI (CLIMate-sensitive Adaptation strategies to reduce Flood RIsk) and H2 Atlas-Africa projects in Benin. In this respect, he has contributed to a proper financial flow of information between donors and management.

Moreover, he worked with Ecobank Ghana Ltd, contributing to an efficient bank service to customers. With his academic and professional background, he has solid skills in financial management, project management and monitoring, and logistics. His research interests are public policy and governance, development finance, risk management.

Santiago Arias Rodriguez

Santiago Arias Rodriguez

Social media consultant and project assistant

About Santiago
Colombian political scientist. Master in communication and contemporary culture. Explorer of cultural consumption, technologies, power and access to knowledge. Activist for empathy, peacebuilding and cultural bridges. I like to promote the use of bicycles as a tool and language of social mobilization.
Amaani Jinadasa

Amaani Jinadasa

Trainee program development digital academy and global youth platform

About Amaani

I’m Amaani from Sri Lanka. I’ve studied BSc. Business Information Systems at Cardiff Metropolitan University and is a member of British Computer Society. I support sustainable development, peace, fair distribution of resources, justice, equality, and human rights. I enjoy travelling, swimming, philanthropy, music, reading, and handwork.

Gali Swetha

Gali Swetha

Program development teaching job skills for youth

About Swetha

I’m Gali Swetha chowdary from India. I’ve earned my bachelor’s degree in commerce at Sree Vidyanikethan Degree College. Travel, music & movies gets me high on life. I’m determined in being the source of learning for people who are keen in growing.

K. Pavan Kumar

K. Pavan Kumar

Program development teaching job skills for youth

About Pavan

I am k. Pavan kumar from India. I have earned my Bachelors degree of commerce in Sree vidhynikethan Degree College. My dream often makes me put in Extra effort everyday.

Guest Writers

Icare is open to the contributions of voluntary guest writers.  Our topics are the SDGs from the local, lived experience, of people in countries all over the world. Send us an email and we’ll discuss.

 

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