About Us

Aspyre Africa is a UK-registered charity created to provide the most vulnerable young people with access to quality vocational training, decent work and the support they need to succeed in life. We are currently working in Senegal. We bring:

  • 20 years of experience working with children and young people in street situations in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Extensive network of contacts and understanding of the local context in Senegal, including a comprehensive knowledge and monitoring of relevant bilateral and multilateral projects
  • Independent and flexible structure without political or religious agenda, ideally placed to act as a facilitator
About Us

Savina Geerinckx

Savina Geerinckx

Co-founder/ Director (UK)

Veronique Cowan

Veronique Cowan

Co-founder/ Director (UK)

Michael Mattingly

Michael Mattingly

Trustee (UK)

Marie-Laure Prévost

Marie-Laure Prévost

Trustee (UK)

Katia Hountondji

Katia Hountondji

Trustee (UK)

Saliou Seck

Saliou Seck

Trustee and Legal Representative in Senegal

Abdou Kebe

Abdou Kebe

Programmes Manager Dakar (Senegal)

Nafissatou Diop

Nafissatou Diop

Programmes Manager Saint-Louis (Senegal)

Our Partners In Senegal

Current partners:

  • Esebat (Saint Louis)
  • LycĂ©e Technique AndrĂ© Peytavin (Saint Louis)
  • LycĂ©e Seydina Limamou Laye in GuĂ©duawaye (Dakar)
  • Centre de Sauvegarde Pikine-GuĂ©duawaye (Dakar)
  • 3FPT (Government Fund for Vocational Training)
  • Direction de l’Apprentissage (Ministere de la Formation Professionnelle, de l’Apprentissage et de l’Insertion)

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