WHAT OUR TEAM SAYS

“Growing the Nations Therapy Programmes has helped me understand Helen Keller's statement "I cried because I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet."

Yes, it goes beyond just stats, letters, and numbers.” 

 

—  Rindratiana, Administration Assistant

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MEET OUR CORE TEAM

ANRI-LOUISE OOSTHUIZEN,

Founder & C.E.O.

Anri-Louise is an occupational therapist, specialized in children. She is our visionary. Her activities include, managing the team, strengthening strategic partnerships, and lecturing occupational therapy students at the University of Antananarivo.

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Anri-Louise holds a bachelors degree in occupational therapy and a masters degree in early childhood intervention for severe disability.

RINDRATIANA RAKOTO, Administration Assistant

Rindra is an English major, with a passion for  people. She holds us accountable. Her activities include recording and monitoring statistics, partner and volunteer communications, and interpreting at the occupational therapy lectures.

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Rindra holds a bachelors degree in English language and is currently completing her masters degree in English for specific purposes.

TSIRESY PIERRE BERNARD,

Researcher

Tsiresy is a statistician, interested in both quantitative analysis and  anthropology. His activities include developing our research capacity, investigating evidenced-based therapy practice in Madagascar, and creating academic video material.

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Tsiresy holds a bachelors degree in economics and applied statistics and a masters degree in mathematical statistics.

NOROSOA RAHARIJAONA,

Office Assistant

Sisy is gifted in administration and keeps our day to day operational activities organized. Her tasks include managing stock and records, delivering and collecting documents, and receiving statistics and log sheets.

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Sisy holds high school diploma and completed an English course.

ELYSE RAKOTOMALALA,

Senior Therapy Assistant

Elyse is a pastor with a gift for encouraging people. His activities include therapy at two community sites and an orphanage, home visits, and the making and fitting of positioning devices. 

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Elyse holds a high school diploma and a certificate in theology.

MAHERISOA NOSOLONIAVO,

Therapy Assistant

Mahery is an experienced youth group leader. Her activities include  assisting in an integrated classroom for learners with disabilities, anti-trafficking workshops  for children,  and recording finances .

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Mahery holds a high school diploma and is a part-time student doing a bachelors degree in business management .

JAMES RAZAFINDRAMBOA,

Therapy Assistant

James is skilled in counselling, often filling an advisory role  for his clients. His activities include therapy at a community site, a center for abandoned children and a center for elderly people with Alzheimer.

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James holds a high school diploma and is a part-time student doing a bachelors degree in law.