Our Board

At Cheka Sana Foundation, we come to work every day because we won’t stop until we create a just and fair world for street children

Trustee – Chair

Dr Simon Obendorf

Simon Obendorf was born in Melbourne, Australia and currently teaches politics and international relations at the University of Lincoln.


Tom Merilion

Tom Merilion is a filmmaker and photographer based in London. Born in Birmingham he has a BA (Hons) degree in Media Production from Northumbria University.


Serena Kelly

Serena Kelly first became involved with the charity in 2009 when she spent 3 months volunteering in Tanzania. She made contact with local authorities, set up first aid training and worked with a local hospital to set up sex education lessons.


Stuart Page

Stuart Page’s core experience comes from his time as a Senior Executive and Security Expert in International Affairs and Engagement in the Diplomatic Service,

Trustee – Treasurer

Daniella Durston

Dani first became involved with the charity in 2008 after visiting one of the outreach programmes in Tanzania.


Salim Kikeke

Africa TV Presenter/Senior Producer at BBC

Donate today

If you believe that no child should have to live on the streets alone and that all children should grow up feeling loved with a sense of belonging, then please donate and support our work.