Our Team

Fredrick 'Bokey' Achola Director - Kenya

Fredrick ‘Bokey’ Achola Director – Kenya

Fredrick ‘Bokey’ Achola (Country Manager & Director) A former potential Kenyan Olympic boxer, Bokey is the founder of the Mombasa Olympic Youth Organisation (MOYO) and the local Director for Glad’s House. He helps the team reach out to street children, youths and children of the Community through sport, using it as means to provide information and education. Universally admired by the street children of Mombasa, Bokey inspires the children to stay away from drugs and crime and avoid HIV and other infections. more information

Victoria Ferguson Development Director UK & Kenya

Victoria Ferguson         CEO UK & Kenya

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vicky spends her time between the Kenya and the UK (where she holds down a full time job supporting young people aged 11- 18 with problematic Substance misuse ). She co-ordinates all activity between Kenya and the UK. She is also responsible for all of our care programmes as well as establishing the necessary policies and procedures for all of our various activities. Vicky is also responsible for our volunteer programme.

Jan Ferguson Secretary & Trustee

Jan Ferguson Secretary & Trustee

Jan runs the administrative aspects of Glad’s House – including all money transfers to Kenya. Based in the UK, she makes sure we operate sensibly and according to the Charity Commissions guidelines!

John McGlasson Football Development Officer & Trustee

John McGlasson Football Development Officer & Trustee

John was a career airmen with the RAF and now works as a civilian instructor at RAF Cosford. He is an active member of the Royal Airforce Football Development Squad. John runs our now annual 2 week ‘football extravaganza’ competing for the Mombasa World Cup! During these annual visits John and his team also run training workshops for local football coaches who support our ‘Papasa’ programme. John has done a great deal of fundraising for Glad’s House, including running in the New York Marathon for us. He has recently agreed to join our Boards of Trustees.

Dr Clifford J Ferguson Chairman

Dr Clifford J Ferguson Chairman

Cliff comes from a sales, marketing and general management background, skills he uses to provide support to Kenya through direct fund raising and organising events. He also helps identify and establish the various ‘enterprise schemes’ that provide work for Glad’s House youths. He acts as the charities main ‘relationship manager’ with sponsors and supporters. (Additional information)