Meet Topher Hamblett –
Founder and President of The Foundation for West Africa (FWA)
The Foundation of West Africa is a tax-exempt non-profit organization that works primarily in Sierra Leone and Liberia targeting their core needs of accountable governance, human rights, education, health care and sustainable economic development. FWA mobilizes people and financial capital for innovative grassroots projects that have social and economic impact on their regions. The organization invests in community radio stations, community-based health care initiatives and programs that improve literacy and the quality of education.
He served as a Peace Corps volunteer in eastern Sierra Leone (1985-87), and has two decades of experience in advocacy, project management, and fundraising for organizations in the U.S. and West Africa.